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Trier Harbour between 1953 and today – a moving history
|1953||The European conference passes the canalisation project to turn the Moselle into a waterway.|
|1956||Agreement on rendering the Moselle navigable for 1500 t ships between the Federal Republic of Germany, France and Luxembourg.|
|1957||The Trier Valley planning community produces a site survey for the construction of a public harbour.|
|1958||Trier county council agrees to the project for a commercial port at Trier-Pfalzel.|
|1962||Foundation of the Trierer Hafengesellschaft mbH. The company is jointly owned by the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate, the city of Trier, Trier district and the municipalities of Ehrang and Pfalzel.|
Foundation of "TRILAG" – Trierer Umschlags- und Lagerhausgesellschaft mbH, now the Schenker company.
Establishment of the special purpose association for "Business Development on the Territory of Trier Harbour".
|1963||Ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of Trier Harbour.|
|1964||Harbour recognised as an intervention and trading centre for cereals and animal feed. |
Opening of the Moselle shipping route
Establishment of the Zettelmayer company, later Pfalz-Mosel-Mischwerke GmbH & Co. KG, now Basalt AG
Opening of Trier industrial harbour following a two-year construction period.
|1969 ||Law on the Joint Programme for the Improvement of Regional Economic Structures is passed.|
Opening of the tank depot of the Boger mineral oil company. Today it is managed by "Trevitank".
|1970||Opening of the Michelin-Reifenwerke-AG tyre plant and the steel works of Moselstahlwerk.|
|1971||Opening of the packaging plant of Mead Verpackung GmbH.|
Opening of a scrap and metal processing plant.
|1977||The company Theo Steil GmbH acquires the scrap and metal processing plant.|
|1983||Extension of state road B53 to better connect Trier Harbour.|
|1988||Opening of the Vanck company.|
|1993||Transshipments reach around 980,000 t, the highest level to date.|
|1995||Construction of the Güterverkehrszentrum Trier freight centre commences.|
|1997||Establishment of Trierer Container Terminal GmbH|
|1998||Opening of the trimodal container terminal|
Opening of the company AVK, now Eu-Rec plast GmbH
|2002||The Steil company erects the shredding plant.|
Luxport S. A. accepted as a shareholder in Trierer Container Terminal GmbH.
The harbour company celebrates the 40th anniversary of its existence.
|2003||Extension of the harbour basin – creation of a new transshipment point.|
The harbour company branches out into rentals of logistics real estate. On-water transshipments exceed the million-ton mark for the first time with around 1,085,000 t.
Work commences on the extension of the West Quay and the additional 22,000 m² transshipment area.
|2012||Completion of the transshipment area and the West Quay. Trier Harbour celebrates its 50th anniversary.|
|2014||50th anniversary of the Moselle shipping route.|