The roots of Rhenus’ history, which goes back to 1912, lie in inland waterway transport and we have continually expanded our services in this field in conjunction with our customers and adapted them to the latest technology.
The excellent environmental credentials, the high safety standards for shipments and the large carrying capacity of the vessels are just some of the outstanding features of this long-standing mode of transport. The present high concentration of traffic on European roads adds to its growing success.
Many specialist company units within the Rhenus Group are available to assist you with a broad range of services related to inland waterway transport.
In Belgium, there are two specialists to be contacted where inland navigation for conventional cargo is concerned:
CFNR - Focus on Belgian, French and German destinations
CFNR’s network spans all European waterways from the North Sea to the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea, with regional offices in Antwerp, Dordrecht, Dunkirk, Frouard, Kehl, Sens and Thionville.
Our Antwerp office focuses on Belgian, French and German destinations , where we charter ships adapted to our clients’ needs.
Our dedicated fleet can transport all shipments of various commodities, such as:
De Grave Antverpia nv – Focus on Dutch and German destinations
For further detail, please see www.degrave-antverpia.be
Through an extensive network of own terminals along the European waterways, regular and reliable barging services are operated under the name Contargo, including pre- and after-carriage to / from the final destination.
Please see www.contargo.net for further details.