The Dry business continues to be the segment with the highest turnover in the Imperial Transport Solutions division. With its own motor vessel fleet, about 200 units operated by third-party contractors and one of the largest push-boat fleets in Europe, Imperial Logistics International specialises in transporting coal and ore, metals and steel products, cereals and fertilisers as well as timber products. Geographically, the unit covers the complete river Rhine area, including its tributaries and canals, France, the Benelux countries and the nations bordering the rivers Main and Danube.
Short sea transport operations are provided from Scandinavia and Great Britain as far as North Africa using a fleet of company coastal vessels. The range of services also includes direct river/sea traffic to and from numerous inland waterway ports and points along canals and a broad network of partners for chartering freight space around the globe. The company also provides logistics solutions specially geared to the needs of the steel, aluminium and power station industries as well as plant construction.