ICHCA Container Lashing & Securing Seminar
10 December 2014, ECT Delta Terminal, Rotterdam



Container gateway to Europe

Since its foundation in 1966, ECT has expanded rapidly, growing into the leading and most advanced container terminal operator in Europe, handling most of the containers in the port of Rotterdam. In 2013 ECT handled 7,4 million TEU.

ECT operates the ECT Delta Terminal and the Euromax Terminal Rotterdam, both at Rotterdam’s Maasvlakte along the North Sea, and the ECT City Terminal in the Eemhaven/Waalhaven area (near the city centre).

European Gateway Services

European Gateway Services is a product of Europe Container Terminals (ECT) in Rotterdam. Through  European Gateway Services ECT offers you a strategic network of inland terminals which function as extended gates in the European market. We offer you highly frequent, efficient and sustainable barge and rail connections between Rotterdam and a growing network of inland terminals. We also provide additional custom services like paperless transport and transport with a time guarantee.


ECT is a member of the Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) Group. HPH, a subsidiary of the multinational conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa Limited (HWL), is the world’s leading port investor, developer and operator with interests in a total of 52 ports, spanning 26 countries throughout Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, the Americas and Australasia. HPH has expanded internationally into other logistics and transportation-related businesses. These include cruise ship terminals, airport operations, distribution centres, rail services, and ship repair facilities. In 2013, the HPH port network handled a combined throughput of 78.3 million TEU worldwide.




Bromma Conquip AB

Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Bromma is a major supplier of crane spreaders. In more than 50 years of continuous operations, Bromma has delivered crane spreaders to 500 terminals in 90 nations on 6 continents, and Bromma spreaders are in service today at 97 out of the world’s largest 100 container ports.

Bromma is a major supplier of ship-to-shore crane spreaders, mobile harbour crane spreaders, and yard crane spreaders, and has delivered nearly 400 crane spreaders to automated terminals, where the highest level of reliability is essential.

A pioneer in the container handling industry, Bromma is focused on lifting the productivity of its customers through more reliable spreaders. Bromma’s industry-leading all-electric Greenline™ spreaders, Tandem™ spreaders and recent Green Zone™ port productivity applications such as Roadmap™, Fleet Doctor™ and Work Order™ are part of this continuing effort.

Bromma is part of the Cargotec organization.


German Lashing Robert Böck

German Lashing Robert Böck GmbH is a German-owned company with its headquarters in Germany & China and a global network of trained agents. More than three decades of experience in the manufacture and supply of container stowage and lashing systems have turned German Lashing into a leading mark of excellence, which is recognized and preferred worldwide.

German Lashing designs, manufactures, sells and services complete solutions for the container handling industry, globally accepted and certified by all classification societies. As a leader and specialist in container securing technology, a dedicated highly experienced staff is constantly endeavoring to optimize container stowage and lashing systems, to provide highest levels of customer service, workmanship and product reliability. German Lashing has customers around the world including shipyards, ship owners, ship managers and consultants.


Media Partners

3PL News

As an industry megaphone, 3PL News is an established online business portal, enabling logistics and supply chain providers to take advantage of the newest interactive marketing opportunities. Launched in Long Beach, California, next to the largest port complex in the US, 3PL News has a global reach, including a recently expanded presence in Greater China.


Baltic Transport Journal

Baltic Transport Journal is an international printed bimonthly magazine focused on transport in the Baltic Sea region (BSR) with its nine countries: Poland, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.


Bulk Distributor

Bulk Distributor is the leading global publication covering the world of Bulk Logistics and offers unrivaled marketing opportunities for your products and services.


Container Management

Container Management (cm) has been published for more than 30 years serving the port, terminal, intermodal and container handling equipment industries worldwide.


Cargo Security Intelligence

This authoritative journal is essential reading for all maritime transport, supply chain and security professionals. It provides news and in-depth features on a diverse range of cargo security and safety issues, including asset tracking technologies, access control, biometrics, developments and rulings in the legal sector and insurance market, maritime piracy, cybersecurity, cargo handling and loading – and much, much more.



Forkliftaction is the news service and business centre for materials handling. Established in 2000, Forkliftaction News has grown to be the only global online service for independent news about materials handling and forklifts.


Hazardous Cargo Bulletin

Hazardous Cargo Bulletin (HCB) covers the transport of all kinds of dangerous goods, but particularly liquid chemicals, liquefied gases, explosives and radioactive materials. It covers transport by all modes: road, rail, maritime (bulk and packaged), inland waterway and air. Its coverage is also global in scope, covering not only North America and Western Europe but also the Far East, South-East Asia, Australasia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. HCB has full-time writers based in the US and in Poland and a network of part-time contributors in Singapore, India, Brazil, Zambia and elsewhere.


The Maritime Executive

The Maritime Executive began publishing in 1997. Each edition features executives from around the world and a case study on their company. Today, the publication has become the largest business journal in the industry with 28,000 copies sent six times a year to 127 countries.


WorldCargo News

WorldCargo News is the world’s leading resource for international cargo professionals.


World Port Development

World Port Development is an independent publication that strives to offer balanced and informed reporting, providing a complete overview for all concerned. They talk to manufacturers, operators, port staff and customers and claim to present the whole picture, not a one-sided argument.