The new ECT App is now also available in the App Store!
The new ECT App can now also be downloaded in the App Store! Last week, the app was already available on Google Play. The go-live is now complete and the app can be used with all devices (Apple and Android).The new app offers the functionalities you already know, such as news and service notifications. The Traffic Indicator per block group and the Object Status also remain available. New in the app is the Container Status to check whether a container is expected, present or has left at one of the ECT terminals.
Martine Hiel (Hutchison Ports Belgium) elected multimodal ambassador 2021
During the 'Baanbrekers' event in Mechelen (Belgium) on November 16th, 2021, Martine Hiel, Managing Director of Hutchison Ports Belgium, received the prestigious award for multimodal ambassador 2021.'Baanbrekers' is an initiative of Multimodaal.Vlaanderen. During this event, the logistics sector of Flanders selects pioneering multimodal projects and the personal honorary title Multimodal Ambassador 2021 is awarded. A number of high-profile people get nominated for this title and the winner is chosen via online voting.
ECT has more than 55 years of experience with container handling and is famous for its innovative concepts. Hutchison Ports Venlo was founded at the beginning of the eighties as the first connections between Rotterdam and Venlo were established.
Hutchison Ports Venlo, European Gateway Services and ECT Rotterdam offer you fully integrated, high frequent, multi- and intermodal connections and many additional services. The Venlo Express between Rotterdam and Venlo offers you many advantages; see our infographic..
As of the 1st of November 2021, we will be using a new telephone exchange. The installation of this new telephone exchange has provided us with the opportunity to implement a number of improvements.Said improvements are based on the findings from various surveys conducted among our customers, in which ECT’s accessibility by phone was explicitly mentioned. We have tried to incorporate your suggestions into the improvements to the best of our ability. We hope this will further improve our accessibility and the service provision to our customers.
Saturday 4 September 4 2021, the Ever Ace of shipping line Evergreen Marine Company moored at the ECT Delta terminal in the Amazonehaven in Rotterdam. The maiden call of this vessel is extra special, because the Ever Ace is stowed all around with the green Evergreen containers. The Ever Ace was delivered in July from the Samsung Heavy Industries yard in South Korea. The ship has a length of 400 m, a beam of 61 m and a capacity of 23,992 TEU. This makes the Ever Ace the largest container vessel in the world.
New Straddle Carriers for Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam
Rotterdam, August 18, 2021 – Ten new hybrid Straddle Carriers arrived today at the ECT Delta terminal (photo). Straddle Carriers are used at the terminal for handling road transport and for loading and unloading the multi-trailer systems, which are used for internal terminal transport. The new Straddle Carriers are part of an extensive investment program in the ECT Delta terminal.
Since today, Thursday 29 July, the Ever Given has been moored at the quayside of the ECT Delta terminal. In close cooperation, Evergreen Marine Corporation and Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam (ECT) have worked out a plan to handle the Ever Given in Rotterdam. All continental European containers will be unloaded in Rotterdam.
Hutchison Ports Venlo, European Gateway Services and ECT Rotterdam offer you fully integrated, high frequent, multi- and intermodal connections and many additional services. The Venlo Express between Rotterdam and Venlo offers you many advantages; see our infographic.
The consequences of the event in the Suez Canal will remain noticeable for a while. In the media, the focus is on the handling of vessels in European seaports. The crux, however, lies in serving the customers in the hinterland as well as possible, by ensuring that export containers do not miss their connection and that import cargo is available in the warehouses as quickly as possible.