New Trimodal Container Terminal for City of Mainz (Germany)
The City of Mainz and Frankenbach Container Terminal are constructing a new trimodal terminal in the Ingelheimer Au industrial area.
In the first phase, 80,000 of the available 130,000 m2 will be used. Initially the handling capacity is 160,000 containers, some 260,000 TEU. The investments are approximately € 30 million. The terminal is planned to be operational in the beginning of 2011.
Four inland vessel can be lined up along the 600 meter long quay wall. The large outreach of the eventually, enables vessel to be handled two wide, also board-board. Two rail tracks of 600 meter and two of 220 meters will be constructed. At the moment, Frankenbach operates four inland vessels between the west ports and Wörth and Frankfurt.
Source: Frankenbach, June 18, 2010;