Reefers

Storage, Control, Monitoring and Repair

The Antwerp Gateway terminal is equipped to handle refrigerated containers for fruit, perishables and temperature sensitive cargo. Our terminal at the Deurganckdok offers excellent nautical access for the largest container vessels afloat and has excellent multi-modal connections to all major mainland European centres of consumption and production.

Empty Depot Services, the empty depot located next to Antwerp Gateway, offers reefer quality control, monitoring, cleaning and repair services, with 500 m² open area dedicated to reefer repair and 50 plugins providing up to 150 PTI connections a day. This capacity is doubled by more than a hundred. Our inspection (PTI) includes ensuring the correct functioning of the cooling unit, temperature control and recording devices, checking the container for structural damage, and ensuring that the container is clean and ready in all respect to receive cargo.

Specialized equipment

DP World Antwerp offers a wide range of specialized equipment guaranteeing high quality handling:

  • 1112 fixed reefer connections
  • 20 Automatic Stacking Cranes (ASC) with integrated reeferplugs
  • Empty Depot Services (EDS) off dock empty depot with 50 fixed reefer plugs

Value added services

Several value added services are offered on-site:  

  • Highly secured environment for reefer container storage
  • Direct EDI links with customs system

Fully trained team

All operations are certified and performed by skilled staff, with close attention for sustainability.