Maritime takes over DB terminals – and wins East Midlands Gateway contract

Multi-modal logistics company Maritime Transport is taking over the operation of two DB Cargo UK intermodal terminals, and has signed a 25-year lease deal to operate the new East Midlands Gateway Strategic Railfreight Interchange. 

Maritime, the logistics company is taking over the operation of two terminals previously operated by DB Cargo. 

Maritime will take over responsibility for DBC’s under-utilised terminals at Trafford Park and Wakefield, and plans to invest in both equipment and groundworks at the two sites, improving terminal turnaround times and increasing container storage capacity. 

Maritime has also created a new intermodal division, which will initially contract DBC to operate four dedicated services from Felixstowe and Southampton to its inland terminals. 

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