ATIC Services Americas’ head office is based in Norfolk USA and offers through CITA Logistics LLC various services to the dry bulk industry such as testing, inspection, vessel agency and contract management. With the sale of ATIC Services Americas, HES international will continue to strengthen its position as a leading independent bulk terminal operator throughout strategic port locations in Europe with a focus on delivering long-term, sustainable growth.
CEO of HES International Daan Vos: ‘We sincerely like to thank all CITA employees for their ongoing commitment and valuable contributions to the company. La Perrière Group has a long and outstanding history in shipping. They are a reputable well-positioned market player and we are confident that within La Perrière Group CITA Logistics will be able to continue their successful journey.’
About HES International
HES International B.V., established in 1908 and headquartered in Rotterdam, is a leading independent provider of logistical services in leading European ports, specializing in the handling of dry and liquid bulk products. HES International’s independent terminals hold a unique position in the logistics supply chain for a wide range of bulk products and serve the heart of industrial Europe. The professional staff of 1,350 ensure that bulk commodities are safely stored and handled 24/7 for customers from all corners of the globe.
The company’s focus is on growing its present portfolio of high quality dry and liquid bulk terminals by means of expansion of its already owned sites, greenfield development and acquisitions of operational terminals.
Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, via Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5, and West Street Infrastructure Partners III, managed by the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs, each indirectly control 50% of the shares of HES International B.V.