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17 Apr
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2.500.000 deep sea moves for RWG

On Wednesday April 17th 2019, container terminal Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) handled the 2.5 millionth deep sea container since the official opening in September 2015.

This two and half millionth container is a container of ONE and was unloaded from the Yang Ming Witness. Ronald Lugthart, CEO of RWG: ”As an organization we are very proud of having achieved this milestone in the short history of RWG. It is a team performance of all people working at RWG and thanks to the trust of all our customers and stakeholders in RWG."

RWG, the world’s most automated and innovative container terminal, plays a key role in efficient, sustainable, reliable and safe container handling. The terminal is running above 90% of its capacity. In cooperation with its customers and stakeholders, RWG will continue to further develop and extend its handling services of all modalities. The focus of RWG is on developing inland concepts, connecting to the Container Exchange Route and the implementation of Nextlogic.

05 Mar
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Change of time slots RWG

RWG continuously strives to further optimize the logistic handling at its terminal. In this context, RWG will implement a number of changes to the so-called Truck Appointment System in order to further streamline the truck handling process.

As from Monday 11 March the following changes will be implemented:

-  The duration of a time slot will be 1 hour.

-  During the week the grace period after the time slot will be 15 minutes.

-  Booked time slots which are NOK (Not OK), will be cancelled 30 minutes before the start of the time slot.

-  Appointments can be booked during ongoing time slots if capacity is available.

-  During the evening and night, between 19.00 and 06.00, time slots must also be booked. However, it is possible to access the terminal throughout this entire period of time.

-  In weekends, between Friday 19.00 and Monday 06.00, time slots must be booked. However, it is possible to access the terminal throughout this entire period of time.

With these changes, RWG hopes to further optimize the truck handling process and to utilize the available capacity as efficiently as possible. The truck visit needs to be pre-announced through the Port Community System of Portbase. More information about the pre-announcement process is available on RWGServices. For questions regarding the gate process you can contact the department Data Control & Gate via email at

10 Dec
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Maiden Call CMA CGM Louis Bleriot

The CMA CGM Louis Bleriot will have its maiden call at RWG on Monday 10 december 2018. The Louis Bleriot is the third 20.954 TEU vessel of CMA CGM in a series of three. The newest container ship giant was built in 2018 and is one of the world's most fuel efficient and environmentally friendly ships. The ships are deployed in the NEU4 service of the Ocean Alliance between Asia en North western Europe, which calls weekly at the RWG terminal. 

31 Oct
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New exit to RWG

On Saturday 3 November the Princes Amaliaviaduct will be opened. RWG is from that moment accessible via exit 5 on the Maasvlakteweg. The current exit and railway crossing will not be in use anymore from that moment. The new situation is clearly indicated at the Prinses Amaliaviaduct.