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
Dear Stakeholder Due to forecasted heavy winds we are expecting disturbance and a possible Terminal and City Terminal Gate shut down between today, Thursday the 22nd of February 19:00hrs and Friday the 23rd of February 01:00 hrs. We will keep you updated best way possible. For specific questions regarding our different activities we ask you to get in contact through
The City Terminal Gate has resumed normal operations and is ready for your visit as per xx:xx after todays Palm Oil spillage.
Due to an external truck spilling a significant amount of palm oil on the Reeweg crossing right in front of the City Terminal gate we are forced by authorities to top our truck handling operations for the time being. The city terminal is closed for all flows including suppliers and visitors. We expect to reopen the gate at approx. 14:00