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Cuxport handles 2M automobiles for BMW Group

Cuxhaven port services provider Cuxport handled the two millionth car for the BMW Group at RoRo berth no. 2 on Thursday 29 August

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Cuxport handles 2M automobiles for BMW Group

The vehicle, which had earlier arrived by rail, was loaded on board DFDS Seaways’ JUTLANDIA SEAWAYS. The guests attending the ceremony included the Mayor of Cuxhaven, Dr Ulrich Getsch, and Enak Ferlemann, Parliamentary Secretary of State at the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure.

 

Representatives from the world of business, UECC and DFDS shipping companies, as well as the DB Cargo Logistics railway services provider and Hödlmayr International were present to witness the handling procedure.

 

Cuxport, the Rhenus/HHLA joint venture (74.9/25.1) has been shipping BMW vehicles for the British market for 15 years and is one of the leading providers for transhipping automobiles among the North Sea ports. The new vehicles arrive at Cuxhaven by rail.

 

It is possible to load as many as 2,000 cars on board one vessel. DFDS transports the cars to Immingham up to six times a week, while UECC heads for Southampton once or twice a week.

 

“In addition to our excellent location on the North Sea with lock-free access, we’re able to impress customers with short handling times and adequate storage capacity for shipping the vehicles,” said Oliver Fuhljahn, Head of Automobile Logistics at Rhenus Port Logistics, emphasising the benefits of Cuxport.

 

“We’ve been able to increase the transhipment of vehicles and the number of our automobile customers during the past few years, partly by providing an improved railway link and making major investments at the site. Now that berth no. 4 has been completed, we have three ro-ro berths available at Cuxport.”

 

Dr Ulrich Getsch, Mayor of Cuxhaven, said: “Automobile logistics at Cuxhaven is a success story that is of a long-term nature. We’re delighted that Cuxport is therefore strengthening our regional

economy as well as creating jobs.”

 

Cuxport not only serves as a feeder point for new vehicles heading for Great Britain, but also to Sweden, Iceland and Denmark. The company provides not only handling, but also PDI technical services such as washing and underseal protection.

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