Connecting markets: Short sea shipping

Short-sea shipping connects industrial districts and markets efficiently. Regular scheduled services between major port areas save time and money while also being environmentally friendly. Rhenus Malaysia has a long history of short-sea transportation capabilities and a large network of locations.

Rhenus services for sea-river transports

Rhenus services for sea-river transports

Ship transport is one of the Rhenus' primary services. We provide sea-river navigation with coastal vessels across Asia and many of the connecting canals, with years of experience. We deliver your shipments door-to-door using all possible modes of transportation. We transport any form of cargo, whether it's general, liquid, bulk, breakbulk, or big project cargo.

Our options for your short sea shipments

We may give complete charter of a ship for goods that fill a whole vessel. We use both our own fleet of coastal vessels and barges as well as third-party vessels for this offer. We will always identify the best short sea solution for your shipment based on the kind of goods, size, weight, and transshipment method. We provide single-voyage chartering as well as time chartering for extended periods or project time frames.

For part loads, we consolidate shipments from our clients in one vessel and ship them to your chosen destination.

We provide a door-to-door service to avoid excessive handling and damage. The shipments are gathered and transported by barge or coastal vessel on a regular basis. 

We provide sea-river transportation to destinations with a special requirements. Just-in-time services for manufacturing facilities, automotive shipping for new automobiles, and ordinary cargo are among them. Rhenus Malaysia runs scheduled short maritime services from various seaports around Asia coast.

Rhenus has offices in major Asian ports and works with reputable partners to provide shipping agency services. We handle your shipments and goods at the port for our customers and coordinate all actions.

Any questions?

Our experts are always there for you. If you wish, we will also call you back – keeping things convenient and straightforward.

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Benefits of Rhenus short sea services

  • Your reliable partner for the steel and aluminium and paper and forest industries as well as for bulk cargo, e.g. grain, gypsum, sand and gravel
  • We operate across Asia with reputable partners

Reliability through experience and expertise

  • Your reliable partner and expert with years of experience
  • Short sea transports with own vessels (deadweight all told (DWAT) from 1,200 up to 4,000 tonnes) to guarantee quality transport and delivery of your goods
  • Box tonnage assures perfect loading and discharging quality

Punctual deliveries to your desired destination

  • Door-to-door services avoid extra handling, prevent damages and deliver the goods directly to you, fast and reliably
  • Just-in-time deliveries ensure the timely arrival of the desired goods or material for your production