Our headoffice is located in the Port of Moerdijk, only 20 driving minutes from the Port of Rotterdam.
The Port of Moerdijk is the fourth largest and most inland located sea port in The Netherlands. The open connection to the sea and the maximum freedom of choice for Railway, road, inland waterway or sea shipping bring all of your final destination within a reach! From the major container terminals in Rotterdam and Antwerp container barges serve with an overnight service to CCT/MCT terminal In Moerdijk. Moreover the container terminal in Moerdijk is registered as an empty depot for the major container lines which saves you empty transport of the container back to Rotterdam.
At the same time CCT/MCT terminal gives ICL a high flexibility. This as CCT/MCT terminal can also handle breakbulk shipments and is used for loading railcars and short-sea traffic, a.o. to and from the UK on a daily basis. For barge traffic Moerdijk is a natural choice as well, 2 rivers, the Maas and the river Rhine meet eachother at the Hollands Diep which is the water to connect the Port of Moerdijk.
Apart from these benefits Moerdijk is better situated for deliveries by truck to all well-known destinations of metal consumers in Europe.
As an example: truck deliveries from our terminals in Moerdijk to the Ruhr area has 2 main benefits
1) less mileage, thus shorter driving time
2) less chance of traffic jams due to the available road connections
These benefits, combined with our competitive rates makes the use of our services a natural choice.