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Our business sectors - the ports and warehouses of thyssenkrupp Steel Logistics GmbH

With a total of around 28 million metric tons of bulk and general cargo, our ports at Schwelgern and Walsum-Süd, the slab storage yards in Walsum and Beeckerwerth, and the central coil warehouse in Beeckerwerth are part of an integrated transport chain, particularly for the supply of raw materials and steel shipments by thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG.

Customers and partners benefit from our prominent location at Europe's largest inland port:

With the ports of Walsum-Süd, where general cargo is handled, and Schwelgern, where raw materials are delivered, as well as the connected storage units, we provide tried-and-tested and state-of-the-art hubs for your handling and warehouse logistics on the strategically important Rhine waterway axis.

The logistics hub in Duisburg links ship and rail in particular, for sustainable development of transport systems.

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Beeckerwerth central warehouse
Beeckerwerth/Walsum slab storage yards – incl. bridge 5
Port of Walsum – general cargo and bulk cargo bridge 4
Port of Schwelgern – Raw materials

Operational business sectors

The members of our interdisciplinary team place their in-depth expertise from various logistics areas at your disposal. With the ports of Schwelgern and Walsum-Süd, the Beeckerwerth and Walsum slab storage yards, and the Beeckerwerth central warehouse, we operate with a clear focus on professional handling and storage processes on the Rhine waterway.

  • Raw material handling
  • General cargo handling
  • Warehouse management

Support processes

In line with the production processes, handling runs around the clock. Continuous electrical and mechanical maintenance of the handling equipment ensures that operations run smoothly.

Raw material handling

The port of Schwelgern is used for inbound logistics, and forms part of an integrated raw material process chain. With its annual handling capacity of around 20 million metric tons, it is one of the most efficient inland ports in Germany.

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General cargo handling

The port of Walsum-Süd focuses on outbound logistics. General cargoes (coils, slabs, rails, billets and special products) are loaded and unloaded here into and from inland barges, coasters and lighters.

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Warehouse management

The Beeckerwerth central warehouse has a storage capacity of around 85,000 metric tons. In addition, the Beeckerwerth and Walsum slab storage yards offer a total operational capacity of a further 270,000 metric tons.

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