18.09.2014 | With immediate effect, Contargo Rhein-Neckar can now perform the paperless export of shipments from Germany which are leaving the EU via Rotterdam. For this purpose Contargo has concluded a data exchange agreement with Portbase, the communication platform of the Dutch seaport. Contargo can now enter all the relevant registration data and customs documentation for containers directly in the Portbase system.
The only condition for paperless transportation is that the exporter or forwarder should register their export load via Portbase’s Notification Export Documentation. In future this registration will be carried out directly by Contargo Rhein-Neckar. When the documents are received they will be imported into the system and all the necessary data will be transmitted directly to Portbase.
For several years now, Portbase and the container terminals have been making every effort to encourage as many parties as possible in the Netherlands, Germany and other European countries to connect up to the Notification Export Documentation service. Indeed, the new container terminals on the Maasvlakte 2 – Rotterdam World Gateway and APM Terminals Maasvlakte II – make the use of this service a prerequisite.