Terminali Italia is entrusted with the management of intermodal terminal services at Marghera VINT

Promoting road-train-ship handling in line with market needs

Another intermodal terminal joins Terminali Italia’s network. The Rete Ferroviaria Italiana company that handles terminal services (loading and unloading of swap bodies, containers, semi-trailers and train shunting) will manage the Marghera VINT (Venice Intermodal) terminal.

The Marghera VINT intermodal terminal was created through a network contract with the company Magazzini Generali Venezia Srl, which, with the support of Terminali Italia, aims to adapt terminal services to the specific needs of the market, particularly in the Porto Marghera logistics hub, and implement a fair trade policy with all customers to maximise production and make the intermodal terminal a “public vocation”.

The Marghera VINT intermodal terminal covers an area of 90 thousand square metres, with the opportunity for expansion up to 280 thousand square metres, and offers handling services for trailers, containers and swap bodies; in-house storage of train-related intermodal units; and assistance and repairs of intermodal vehicles.

Connected to the national railway network through the Marghera Venice station, the infrastructure has port docks that will allow ferries to dock, thus promoting road/train/ship intermodal transport. Traffic is currently intermodal with trailers and swap bodies, but the terminal also has the capacity to accommodate maritime traffic, should the need arise.

The terminal is located at the entrance to the Venice port area, seven kilometres from the motorway exit. Connected to the Marghera Depot station, it is easily accessible from the State Road - SS 309 Romea. When the VINT terminal became operational, the company started running four train pairs per week to northern Europe, three to Cologne and one to Duisburg.

“With the start-up of the Marghera VINT terminal, Terminali Italia achieves yet another major landmark as it strengthens its presence in the Veneto region, where Verona Quadrante Europa is already operational, and more generally in the north-east of the country, a strategic logistics hub. The activation of this terminal represents a fundamental step forward for Terminali Italia in contributing to doubling the share of freight transport by rail in line with the 2030 European objectives”, said Giuseppe Acquaro, Terminali Italia’s CEO.

“We are pleased to have started operations at the new intermodal terminal at the port of Venice, together with a major partner such as Terminali Italia. The extension of the area enables us to adequately respond to future increases in traffic”, reaffirmed Stefano Gavioli, Magazzini Generali Venezia's CEO.

This was made possible thanks to the contribution of the North Adriatic Sea Port System Authority, chaired by Fulvio Lino Di Blasio, and the Single Shunting Operator, ERF, directed by Antonio Tieri.


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