Rotterdam Requests Tenders for New Transport Service Along Container Exchange Route

The Port of Rotterdam has published a request for tenders among sector parties for the provision of a new transport service that enables operators at Maasvlakte to exchange containers via a dedicated road. The tender concerns both the supply of hybrid transport vehicles, which can run both completely autonomously and operated by a human driver, and the actual transport of the containers.

The port authority intends to select a winning bid from these tenders in the first quarter of 2021. Commonly known as the Container Exchange Route (CER), the dedicated road was especially constructed for this purpose. The transport vehicles will operate completely autonomously between the different connected terminals on Maasvlakte…

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