Ports and MSC’s
terminal investment company, Terminal Investment Limited Sàrl (TIL) aim to
develop a new box terminal at the Port of Rotterdam in the Europahaven, where
the north side of the Hutchison Ports ECT Delta terminal and Hutchison Ports
Delta II (the former APMT-R site) are located.
The Port of Rotterdam Authority
announced it will redevelop the quay walls for this project with Allard Castelein, CEO of the Port of
Rotterdam Authority, saying that “after the redevelopment, the
terminal’s expected capacity will be 6 to 7 million TEU”.
terminal will be developed and launched in phases, while the first phase is
expected to start in 2027.
CEO of Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam and Hutchison Ports Delta II, said, “We are looking forward to developing and operating the terminal
together with TIL. In our plan, the new terminal will consist of five deep-sea
berths with a total length of 2.6 km.”
Ammar Kanaan, CEO of TIL, commented, “Sustainability is a top
priority for TIL and MSC.
As the world’s largest container shipping company, we have a crucial role in
creating a sustainable future. The possibility of utilising shore power is
therefore an important consideration for the development of the new terminal.
Elaborations on the shore-side power strategy for this project will be further
explored with relevant