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
We are proud to announce that on Sunday the 5th of November next we will be discharging the first of many future vessels for our new customer, shipping company and global forwarder Eimskip.
With the introduction of Eimskip to our customer base we will be adding a wide array of services and ports to our ever-growing network.
Eimskip is an international transport
BG Freight Line and Rotterdam Shortsea Terminals continue strategic partnership for the years to come
Times are challenging at the moment especially in the world of logistics and shipping. Worldwide shipping volumes and rates are at a long time low and discussions regarding energy transitions push all parties involved to take high impact decisions.
Decisions and investments which need a solid base and strong partnerships for the years to come. BG Freight Lines has been a