Shareholdings

Hupac maintains substantial minority shareholdings in various companies within the field of combined transport:

 

SBB Cargo International Ltd, Olten

Since the start of 2011, Hupac has held a minority interest of 25% in the Swiss carrier for international block-trains and combined transport on the North-South axis. The aim is to establish SBB Cargo International as a strong, lean freight railway by integrating logistical know-how from the private sector. This stimulates the market and creates additional incentives for modal shift.

 

boxXpress GmbH, Hamburg

Through its subsidiary ERS Railways BV, the Hupac Group holds a 47 percent stake in the railway undertaking boxXpress since June 2018. The Hamburg-based company owns 27 locomotives and 800 container wagons and provides transports between the German seaports and the most important German economic regions.

 

Mercitalia Intermodal SpA, Milan

Since the 1970s, Hupac has maintained close collaboration with the Italian combined transport operator Mercitalia Intermodal. At the end of the reporting year, Hupac's capital holding remained unchanged at 34.48%.

 

RAlpin Ltd, Olten

In conjunction with SBB, BLS and Trenitalia, Hupac is a partner of the company established in 2001 to operate accompanied combined transport through Switzerland. At the end of the year under review, its capital share remained unchanged at 33.11%. Hupac handles many tasks on behalf of RAlpin, such as customer service, dispatching and invoicing for the Rolling Highway. In addition, Hupac performs agency services in the Novara terminal through its subsidiary Fidia. In the year under review, Hupac Ltd rented 425 low-loader wagons and eight sleeping cars to RAlpin.

 

Terminal Singen TSG GmbH, Singen

The joint venture company Terminal Singen TSG GmbH, which was established in 1999, operates the Singen terminal. Approximately 60 trains travel via this hub every week.

 

Combinant NV, Antwerp

Hupac holds a share of 35% in the Combinant NV terminal operator which was founded in 2009. The other partners are BASF and Hoyer. In the year under review, Hupac handled 70 trains per week via the Combinant terminal.

 

KTL Kombi-Terminal Ludwigshafen GmbH, Ludwigshafen

Hupac has held a share of 15% in the operator of the Ludwigshafen combined transport terminal since 2005. In Hupac's network, the KTL acts as a central hub for the grouping of shipments between Germany, Italy, Belgium and Poland. Around 100 Hupac trains run via the hub each week.

 

DIT Duisburg Intermodal Terminal GmbH, Duisburg

The trimodal Duisburg Intermodal Terminal, in which Hupac has held a share of 10% since 2003, serves as an inland hub for the major North Sea ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp. In the year under review, Hupac ran 16 trains per week via this terminal.

 

RSC Rail Service Center, Rotterdam

In December 2014, Hupac acquired a 16.33% interest in the RSC terminal in Rotterdam. With 110 weekly departures, the RSC terminal is the hub for Hupac’s Netherlands traffic.

 

RTC Rail Terminal Chemelot, Geleen

In April 2018, Hupac acquired a 40% stake in RTC Rail Terminal Chemelot. Hupac tranships 16 trains per week via this terminal in the south of the Netherlands (Limburg).

 

CIS Cesar International Services Scarl, Brussels

Hupac is a founding partner of Cesar International Services, established in 2004, with a capital share of 25.1%. Various other combined transport operators also hold shares in the Brussels-based service company, which manages and develops the Cesar customer information system.