Specifically, a delegation from Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie (BDI) comprised 15 participants. The attendees welcomed the port's plans on achieving a greener and more sustainable environment, as Germany, Europe's biggest economy, imports ores, coal, oil and minerals as well as parts for industry via Rotterdam.
Additionally, Germany and port of Rotterdam are linked through the Rhine, Neckar and Main rivers form a sustainable and efficient connection.
The Port of Rotterdam handles the challenge of climate protection in a consistent and pragmatic manner. The decarbonization of this logistical global hub, that is central to German industry, is exemplary.
...said BDI delegation leader Holger Lösch.
The Port of Rotterdam and the German employers, both shared their interests in growing infrastructure capacity on rail freight and their mutual goals in which they both benefit.
We should be proud that the leading role that Rotterdam is taking in the energy transition is being recognised by our partners in Germany. This can only work to strengthen the long-standing and extremely important links between Rotterdam and the German hinterland.
...added Stijn van Els, delegation leader on behalf of the Port of Rotterdam Authority.