Terminal Operation | Quay and Crane Information & Capacity

The manufacturing facility in Nordenham/Germany with direct access to the North Sea.

The quayside at the River Weser estuary can be approached from the North Sea without nautical difficulties or obstacles (e.g. locks or bridges). However, on the Weser exists compulsory pilotage. The minimum water depth directly at quayside is currently 6 m LAT. The tidal hub is 4 m, so the maximum temporary available water depth is 10 m LAT.

The 200 m length quay which can be accessed 24/7 to receive goods and materials or to load-out products. The total mooring length is 250 m. The complete quayside area can bear loads of up to 100 t / m².



Quayside and Crane Details
Quay Length 200 m
Max. Ship Length 250 m
Water Depth 6 m LAT (low tide) –10 m LAT (high tide)
Tidal Hub 4 m
Number of Ships max. 2
Jacking of Installation ships         No
Heavy Load Capability Yes
Heavy Load Capacity 100 t/m²
Stocking area 18 ha
Heavy-Duty Cranes 2 x 800 t (net) | 1,600 t (simultaneous)
Crane swing range 45 m (800 t / 1,600 t) | 60 m (500 t / 1,000 t)
Traverses 2 x 17.5 m – 20 m (800 t each)
Mobile Cranes Yes
Tug Cranes Yes


Operator of the heavy lift terminal Blexen is Saar-Rhein Transportgesellschaft mbH.