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ECT opens Euromax Terminal
Europe Container Terminals (ECT), a member of the Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) Group, at the 5th of September, officially opened of the Euromax Terminal. The new terminal is located at Rotterdam’s Maasvlakte directly on the North Sea. It has a total area of 84 hectares with a quay length of 1,500 meters, and offers an annual capacity of 2.3 million teu. The terminal is a joint venture of ECT with the members of the alliance of COSCO, Hanjin, Yang Ming and “K”-Line.Earlier that same day, ECT also opened the 840-meter Delta Barge Feeder (DBF) terminal, which offers feeder and barge operators their own dedicated terminal within the ECT Delta Terminal at the tip of the Delta peninsula. ECT is the first container terminal operator to offer these dedicated facilities to its customers. The DBF terminal has an annual handling capacity of 700,000 barge and feeder moves. It also offers additional capacity to ECT customers using the deep-sea quays.
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