DP World and its partners: APL, HMM, MOL and CMA-CGM, have officially opened the Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) container terminal, according to Construction Week Online.
The programme featured guest speakers such as Ronald Lugthart, Managing Director of RWG, Rob van Dijk, Chairman of the RWG Board of Directors, Allard Castelein, CEO of the Port of Rotterdam Authority and Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman of DP World.
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, said: “Rotterdam World Gateway promises to provide an unrivalled level of automation and customer service and brings a new era of technology and modern efficiency in container terminal operations. The ease of connectivity between container vessels, barges, road and rail is a vision of how the future can look in our industry.
With RWG, the future of container port operations promises to be cleaner, greener, safer, quicker, more inclusive and brighter. I am extremely proud that DP World and our partners are part of that future.”
Mayor Aboutaleb of Rotterdam, concluded: “If we, as a global port, have the ambition to remain a world player, we need outstanding companies that are ready for the future. RWG is such an organisation.”