JadeWeserPort, Germany’s first deep water container port, started operation on 21 September 2012 and will be the focus of a case study at Intermodal Europe 2012.
“The most important feature of the newly opened JadeWeserPort is the tide independent 18 metre depth that enables JadeWeserPort to call ultra large container ships at any time” says Dr. Jan Miller, CEO of JadeWeserPort Logistics Zone GmbH & Co KG. “We are the only port in Germany to offer this condition and the Port of Rotterdam is the only other with comparable depth in Europe.” JadeWeserPort is equipped to receive large container ships from Asia, up to a size of 18,000 TEU.
JadeWeserPort is also the only reputable port in Europe to have, directly adjacent, 160 hectares of industrial development space available for logistic companies of any kind. A further 400 hectares are available on demand for a medium term extension of this logistics zone.
The JadeWeserPort provides a...