Bertschi's new rail link to support rising EU imports

Burridge, Elaine
November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/27/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 45, p32
Trade Publication
This article reports that the rising import volumes into Europe has prompted Swiss logistics firm Bertschi to invest in a rail terminal in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Construction will start in December 2006, and the first phase of the terminal is expected to be operational by June 2007. It will have a storage capacity of up to 1,250 twenty-foot equivalent units and will also store hazardous cargo. Bertschi plans to start operating its first train connection from Rotterdam to Milan, Italy, in the middle of 2007.


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