We represent the interests of our members
The Rotterdam Terminal Operators’ Association (VRTO) represents the interests of terminal operators in the container, roll-on/roll-off and general cargo sectors. VRTO members handle 100% of container throughput at the port of Rotterdam, a large proportion of roll-on/roll-off transport, and throughput of other general cargo and project cargo.
VRTO represents the interests of affiliated companies. VRTO aims to achieve This is done by, among other things, providing members with information and advice on various current topics and developments, especially in the areas of government policy and legislation and regulations, collaborating with other trade associations, taking positions and making these known to organizations or persons about topics that affect the interests of the port of Rotterdam and its members and by taking a seat in relevant consultative bodies and committees.
Rob Bagchus (chairman)
Chief Public Affairs and Public Relations Officer – Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam (ECT)
Janneke Boutkam (secretary)
Ralph Bosveld (board member)
Port Operations Manager Business Region North Sea – Stena Line B.V.
Jan Overdevest (board member)
Managing Director – Waalhaven Holding B.V.
Peter Pesselse (board member)
Directeur – C. Steinweg Handelsveem B.V.
Harold Kunst, (board memeber) Managing director – APM Terminals Maasvlakte II BV
VRTO represents the interests of affiliated companies. VRTO aims to achieve this through such things as ‘providing advice and support’ to its members, cooperation with other business associations, making its views known to organisations or individuals on subjects that affect the interests of the port of Rotterdam and its members, and by representation in bodies that are involved in these topics. VRTO is represented by Deltalinqs with respect to the majority of its interests and topics.
VTRO has various committees for optimal representation of interests.
If you are interested in joining the VRTO, or would like more information, please complete the form below or contact us by telephone. We will then contact you as soon as possible.