Contargo takes over Honkoop Barging
On 1 January 2023, Contargo took over the activities of the Dutch company Honkoop Barging. This includes the management and employees of the barge transport company as well as the transport contracts and customers contacts.
Honkoop Barging is a well-known provider of barge transport services in the area of the ARA ports. The offer includes transport within the Port of Rotterdam, transport between the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp, and many daily container line transports between the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp and various destinations such as Ghent, Vlissingen and Terneuzen.
The activities of Honkoop Barging will be integrated into the already-existing barge activities in the Benelux countries under the brand name Contargo Transbox.
The present Managing Director of Honkoop Barging, Henri Honkoop, will be Managing Director of Contargo Transbox in Belgium, and will be responsible within Contargo for Contargo Transbox in the Netherlands, together with Carsten Borchers.