Contargo is one of the leading, neutral service providers for container logistics in the European hinterland. With a close-knit network of its own terminals and transport lines, Contargo links the seaports in Western Europe with the European hinterland. The container specialist combines the inter-system advantages of the transport modes inland barge, rail and truck.

Gales Affect Western Seaports

shutterstock 5562115615.01.2015 | Due to approaching gales, interruptions in terminal operations in Rotterdam and Antwerp have to be expected.

 Various depots and terminals are already closed.

 The Contargo fleet is also affected by these coastal weather conditions and regrettably delays are expected.

Our dispatchers and our Customer Service will continue to keep you informed of the latest developments.

Situation: Consequences of Storms in Northern Germany

shutterstock 20735615812.01.2015 | The two low pressure systems at the weekend - Elon und Felix – have led to problems in the ports of Hamburg and Bremerhaven, some of them substantial; terminals had temporarily stopped work.

The weather situation also caused renewed closure of lines and further hindrances and delays, and tailbacks in goods transport.

In the meantime the situation has basically improved. However, it will take several more days to clear the backlog. 

If there should be any changes to planned delivery times, our delivery scheduling service will let you know.

Effects of Storms in Northern Germany

shutterstock 11400732709.01.2015 | At present two low pressure systems (hurricanes) are crossing Northern Germany. According to the latest forecasts these will last for several days

At 11:56 this morning the CTB in the Port of Hamburg stopped work – as yet there is no definite information from the other terminals.

However, further effects of the storms on port activities must unfortunately be expected today and over the next few days.


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