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AS E.R.S. (AS Estonian Railway Services) was established in 2000 and is a wholly-owned subsidiary to Liwathon E.O.S., the largest independent terminal manager in the Baltic States.

The aim of AS E.R.S. was to broaden the scope of railway services and service providers in Estonia. Initially a railway shunting services provider in and around terminal facilities became a full railway operator in 2008 that utilises a locomotive fleet of main line and shunting locomotives, and highly qualified and well experienced personnel to provide the complete scope of railway transportation services between Narva, Valga, Koidula, Pechora border stations and cargo terminals located at the ice free ports of Estonia.

Parallel to transportation services, AS E.R.S. locomotive depot has proven to be an effective addition to the locomotive repair and maintenance services market in the Baltic States. AS E.R.S. is providing a comprehensive range of railway logistics and transportation services to satisfy any of its customers logistical needs.



AS E.R.S. Vagunite tehnilise ja kommertsalase üleandmise kord, 30 12 2014.a


April 3, 2019

Abu Dhabi based Liwathon acquires Vopak E.O.S.

Today, Royal Vopak N.V. and Global Ports Investments PLC publicly announced the sale of Vopak E.O.S., the largest independent oil products terminal operator in the Baltic region. Abu Dhabi based Liwathon acquired all shares in the company, which will be renamed Liwathon E.O.S.

The transaction follows Royal Vopak’s announcement in August 2018 that it would perform a strategic review of some of its terminals.

Liwathon’s business focus is on the logistics and storage of liquid fuels in niche global markets.

“We are very excited to acquire and leverage on the substantial terminal facilities at the Port of Muuga near Tallinn, Estonia. Together, with the experienced management team, we will implement our strategy to develop a network of terminals, servicing the liquid fuels market. The company’s expertise and terminal infrastructure provide a solid foundation for developing the business further,” said Gert Tiivas, CEO of Liwathon.

"With the energy markets very much in transition and a sustained increase in global demand for liquid fuels, we see extensive opportunities becoming available to use our team’s proficiency to continue to add value, for our customers’ benefits," said Arnout Lugtmeijer, CEO of Liwathon E.O.S..

Liwathon is owned by British investor Barclay Rowland and headquartered in the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), an international financial center in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

The transaction price will not be disclosed.


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