Barge Center Waalhaven, is one of three terminals, managed by the Waalhaven Group, for barge & shortsea containers in Rotterdam. The other terminal locations are: Botlek (strategically situated between the city and the delta), Eemhaven, Waalhaven and Born.
BCW terminal, with a capacity of 200,000 TEU can handle ships up to 1,000 / 1,200 TEU with a draft of approximately 9,5 meter.
Barge Center Waalhaven is a barge and shortsea terminal with all facilities to handle cargo efficiently and with required service levels.
The terminal is a Customs area ‘AEO + RTO-C'. This enables our clients to tranship their containers with minimal Customs procedures and documentation. Barge Center Waalhaven provides Customs formalities through the affiliated: Waalhaven Douane Service B.V. on site.
The terminal is equipped with reefer connections and can handle all hazardous cargo, including IMO-1.
Barge Center Waalhaven is a cost-efficient terminal, able to handle all large quantities of containers.
The terminal is part of the Intermodal Transport Concept, and offers services other terminals cannot, or only at higher costs. These services includes barging, storage of full and empty containers, Customs services and additional trucking.
Example is our service label: Cool Barge
Combined with the repair and cleaning facilities on our empty depot adjacent at Waalhaven, and with internal connections, a unique terminal depot concept is created in the Port of Rotterdam.