Europe at your doorstep
Rotterdam Shortsea Terminals (RST) is Europe’s largest dedicated shortsea shipping hub. Our 350 highly-trained, experienced employees are committed 24/7 to delivering optimal solutions for today’s demanding logistical challenges. We offer you container handling, storage and a comprehensive range of additional services such as empty depot, cross-docking and more, always with a strong focus on efficiency and sustainability.
Dedicated shortsea hub
Strategically situated right at the heart of Rotterdam’s port, RST constitutes the shortsea hub for a wide variety of shipping destinations. We are at the centre of a comprehensive network with frequent shortsea connections to and from Iceland, the Baltic States, Scandinavia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, Portugal and North Africa. Because our terminal is trimodally accessible by truck, barge and train, cargo can always be transported to and from its final destination as quickly and efficiently as possible.
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Perfect location – Optimal service – Clear vision
Our strategic location in Rotterdam – Europe’s leading port – allows us to provide efficient shortsea connections to and from numerous European ports, with direct access to the major shipping routes around the globe. Our state-of-the-art terminal is optimally accessible by truck, barge and train.
At Rotterdam Shortsea Terminals, we offer container handling, storage and a wide range of additional services. Our experienced team is dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service.
Safe & Reliable
Responsible and sustainable
Yes, we did it! – RST got rewarded it’s first Lean and Green Star
Today at the Multimodaal Transport Expo in Breda RST has receive it’s first Lean and Green Star. During the last years RST has reduced her carbon footprint by 28,7% per handled TEU.
RST Shorts March 2023 – RST brings Europe to your doorstep
Read all about the current developments at RST in our first RST Shorts. Our commitment to offer you a distinctive service is stronger than ever. On the quay of course, by quickly and efficiently unloading and loading shortsea vessels, but increasingly also through a wide variety of associated added-value services.
3 ideally located lay-by berths in the heart of the port
Looking for a temporary berth for your vessel? We offer you three lay-by locations, ideally located in the heart of the port of Rotterdam, close to the city. Available from one day to as long as you need.