Contargo withdraws from NeCoSS

Contargo GmbH & Co. KG is opting out of combined transport train operator NeCoSS. The management of Contargo has given as the reason differences of opinion between Contargo and the other shareholders of NeCoSS GmbH regarding the business strategy of the enterprise. With a yearly transport throughput of approximately 1.6 million TEU, Contargo is one of the biggest container logistics networks in Europe. Contargo integrates container transport between the western seaports, the German North Sea ports and the European hinterland. The company has 25 container terminals at its disposal at inland ports in Germany, the Netherlands, France and Switzerland. Contargo also operates its own transport lines: four inland barge lines and two rail lines. In 2011 the workforce of 800 employees achieved an annual turnover of 380 million Euro.