Grimaldi buys terminal for car imports via Amsterdam

The maritime logistics supplier acquired the bottom, which incorporates storage areas, warehouses and logistics areas, in addition to two quays – via its subsidiary Amsterdam Multipurpose Terminal (AMT). The subsidiary not too long ago purchased it from EMA and has secured a 20-year concession on the port.


Grimaldi owns 80% of AMT, the opposite 20% is owned by TMA Holding, a Dutch logistics operator that manages terminals and warehouses.

“Our funding within the port terminal signifies the willingness of our group to strengthen its place within the port of Amsterdam,” mentioned AMT president Guido Grimaldi.

Presently, Amsterdam kinds a part of Grimaldi’s Central Categorical service and it strikes rolling inventory, containers, normal and mission cargo between northern Europe and west Africa via the port and has been utilizing the port for 25 years.

“We’ll purpose to facilitate the event of the port, bettering the companies provided to the Dutch market and companies, whereas exploiting and enhancing its nice potential as a multimodal logistic hub, due to the quite a few street, rail, sea and river connections to and from the remainder of Northern Europe,” Grimaldi added.

With the acquisition of the terminal Grimaldi goals to make Amsterdam a regional hub, not just for companies between Europe and West Africa service, but additionally probably companies to South America. In keeping with the port authority, Amsterdam port will even act as a transhipment port for Tilbury (UK), Scandinavia and the Baltics. Grimaldi additionally has the prospect to carry its North America service to Amsterdam, all of which guarantees to spice up completed car dealing with on the port.

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