Friday, 30 May 2014 23:20

Svitzer in the port of Rotterdam

Svitzer in RotterdamFrom June 1st, SVITZER will start operating in Europe's largest port, Rotterdam. The operation will be located in the heart of the Maasvlakte positioned to serve our key clients. The operation will be a 100% SVITZER operation.


Peter Rondhuis, Managing Director, Continental Europe, is excited about this new adventure: "The operation in Rotterdam is fully in line with our ambition to increase our footprint in Europe based on client requests. As a global market leader in towage it is exciting for SVITZER to start its operations in the busiest port in Europe. With the Maasvlakte II close to opening, we see a bright future for Rotterdam and we want to be part of the future and look forward working together with all stakeholders in the port. With our current contracted customers we have a strong foundation for our operations and will be able to offer our services to a broad variety of companies operating in the Port of Rotterdam."


The Port of Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe and had a total throughput of over 440 million tons of cargo in 2013. (Press Release Svitzer; Photo: Jan Oosterboer)