19 Jul 2015

Launch of LW Shuttle to/from Basel - Rotterdam from 27.07.2015

Due to the falling water levels along the Rhine, from 27.07.2015 ( Import) we will be introducing a special train in both directions between Basel and Rotterdam Maasvlakte.

By introducing this shuttle we are offering our customers an additional possibility to transport containers fast and inexpensively despite the limitations of the inland navigation situation. The whole train will travel between the terminal of Contargo AG in Basel and Rotterdam Maasvlakte (ECT / EMX / APM I).

The loading times for Export and Import departures as are follows:



Export from Contargo Basel to Rotterdam Maasvlakte

Closing Basel              Arrival Rotterdam           Delivery RTM

  Tuesday, 16:00        Thursday, 20:00             Thursday, 22:00



Import from Rotterdam Maasvlakte to Contargo Basel

Closing RTM                  Arrival Basel                 Collection Basel

 Monday, 12:00              Tuesday, 20:00           Wednesday, 08:00

The freight rates for our LW Shuttle are charged at the usual BME prices in accordance with our 2015 charge rates.

Our export / import team will be pleased to receive your bookings and enquiries at the usual email addresses.

We will be glad to answer any general questions you may have about the new connection:

Nico Longhi
Contargo AG
Grenzstrasse 149 CH-4019 Basel
Telefon/Phone ++41 61 639 36 15
E-Mail Nico.longhi@contargo.ch


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