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Independent storage location in Vlissingen, The Netherlands

BOW Metals is a fully independent and flexible alternative for the handling, storage and transport of base & minor metals, palletized products and bagged ferro alloys. The terminal of BOW Metals is ideally located right next to deep water enabling direct loading and unloading for vessels and barges on the quayside. The terminal also has an on-site rail link and direct connections to highways.

To location

Strategic location

Ideally located at the mouth of the North Sea

The port of Vlissingen is ideally situated at the mouth of the North Sea (Westerschelde) with direct access to deep water. The terminal extends across 20 Hectars and features its own quaysides with a combined total size of 1740 metres where the depth is 10.5. metres llws. With an on-site railway connection and direct access to the highway, BOW Terminal offers excellent in-land connections.

LME license

Safe and reliable storage and handling of LME & physical materials

BOW Metals holds an LME license in the name of our parent company Kloosterboer Vlissingen. We offer any market participant safe and reliable storage and handling of LME and physical materials. With our wide network of agents, shipping agencies, charterers and rail and road hauliers, we are well positioned to take care of the entire logistical chain process. We guarantee that our employees are well experienced in this specific market sector, one where cost efficiency for the client is of the highest priority. We aim to be an integrated part of your logistical business.

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Our services

Container Barge

BOW Terminal operates its own daily container barge service between the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp to our terminal in Vlissingen. A network of shortsea feeder services is also available.

Value Added Logistics

BOW Metals is specialized in last-minute Value Added Logistics such as re-packing / re-bundling, quality control, marking and labelling, weighing, cleaning and sorting. These operations are carried-out by our experienced & flexible warehouse staff.

Customs Formalities

We offer a wide variety of Customs formalities incl. VAT-warehousing controlled by our own Customs Department and tax experts. In addition we also offer a fiscal representation service.

The main advantages

Why our customers choose BOW Metals as their logistic partner

  • (LME) base metal & minor metal storage, handling and transportation
  • Steel piling / sheets / coils etc. and sawn timber shipments
  • Big bag transhipments
  • Project cargo up to 100 mt (cargo > 100 mt is handled by our Offshore and Heavy Lift division)
Well equipped
  • 6 mobile cranes with lifting capacity up to 100 tones
  • Fleet of forklift trucks with wide variation of lifting capacity
  • Reachstackers for container handling
  • IMO stacking area
  • LME
  • AEO
  • ISPS
Part of the Kloosterboer Group
  • Family owned company
  • Almost 100 years of experience
  • Financially very strong and fully independent
  • €150 million turnover and 750 employees worldwide

Are you interested in our services?

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Mr. Roel de Guchteneire
Tel. +31 (0)118-486226
E-mail Roel