HOLDTRADE GMBH Port & Railway Technology HOLDTRADE GMBH Port & Railway Technology

Services and supplies for logsitics

HOLDTRADE GMBH is a reputable supplier of equipment for the railway industry and for ports & terminals.

HOLDTRADE GMBH is one of the leading suppliers in Germany for:

  • rolling stock and workshop equipment
  • cargo and container handling equipment for ports & terminals


Feasibility Studies

We examine your project and establish whether it is feasible and economically viable.

Project Planning and Scheduling

We design the infrastructure, execute engineering and schedule manufacturing, delivery and installation of technical plants and equipment. We provide a detailed cost estimate.


In cooperation with our manufacturers, we possess the necessary technical knowledge to construct the most cost-effective plants, machinery and equipment. We coordinate and supervise the timely delivery and installation and make sure that every operation is carried out efficiently, thus ensuring to maintain specified quality standards.

Training of Personnel and Commissioning

We advise in the selection of personnel; we plan and carry out training as well as on-site familiarization with the plant and equipment supplied. We execute trial runs and prepare acceptance procedures or handovers. In the aftermath we assist in finding solutions in case of problems.

About Us

HOLDTRADE GMBH is an efficient supplier of individually designed technology, products and services to the international markets.

Founded in 1983, the company is part of the international HOLDTRADE Group of Companies and is backed by its technological and financial resources.

The company is flexible and effectively organized to allow instant access to the experience and know-how of internationally proven hardware and software required for capital goods projects.

HOLDTRADE has made a name for itself and enjoys the confidence of investors and financiers alike. It offers:

  • resourcefulness and creativity in solving problems
  • reliability in the implementation of projects

HOLDTRADE's activities centre on traffic and transport technology

HOLDTRADE is one of Germany's leading suppliers of railway equipment.

Due to the close cooperation with many companies, HOLDTRADE is in a position to present to their partners in business a complete range of supplies and services. This range covers products and know-how not only of our group, but also of other internationally reknown manufacturers in Germany, within the EU, USA, Canada and South Africa, which are represented by HOLDTRADE.

This flexiblility enables HOLDTRADE to solve customers' problems, always considering specific requirements, conditions and circumstances which might differ for each project.

Managing Director: Wolfgang Giebels


The activities of HOLDTRADE GMBH are focused on following markets:



Founded in 1983 HOLDTRADE GmbH is part of the HOLDTRADE Group which is an international organization comprising an association of companies focused on the provision of specialist services into specialist markets. Each entity of HOLDTRADE is operated as an independent and autonomous unit based on the experience and expertise of the individuals that make up the different teams.  

Company Location Expertise

HOLDTRADE GMBH Port & Railway Technology Düsseldorf


Germany Rolling Stock supply, service, and spares;
Rolling Stock Rehabilitation and refurbishment Workshop Equipment and machine tools;
Fund sourcing; Project management; Port Handling Equipment and spares;
Commercial Management
U.K. Mine Transport equipment; Project finance; Turnkey Track projects;
Track Maintenance; Main line Track materials and equipment Specialist spares;
Foundry Materials; Specialist Chemicals
(Ghana) Ltd.
Ghana Manufacturers representatives specialising in the Supply, Installation and Commissioning of mine processing equipment, winders and underground railway systems;
Supply of specialist wear parts and spares.
HOLDTRADE (Wales) Ltd.
U.K. Industrial railway track specialists;
Permanent Way Materials installation and technical assistance;
Stockist for HOLDTRADE railway sector
HOLDTRADE Tanzania Tanzania Market representation with special emphasis on Ports and Railways
United Rail Ghana Consortium lead by HOLDTRADE established for the privatisation of Ghana Railways


  • Deutsche Bahn AG (DB AG)
  • Polish State Railways (PKP)
  • Russian State Railways (Komi Republic)
  • Slovenian State Railways (SZ)
  • Croatian Railways (HZ)
  • Swiss State Railways (SBB)
  • Ghana Railway Corporation (GRC)
  • Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC)
  • Chemins de Fer du Cameroun (CFC)
  • Chemins de Fer Congo-Ocean (CFCO)
  • Sté. Nationale des Chemins de Fer du Zaire (SNCZ)
  • Zambia Railways Ltd. (ZR)
  • Malawi Railways Ltd. (MR)
  • National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ)
  • Tanzania Railway Corporation (TRC)
  • Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA)
  • Benguela Railways (B.R.) (Angola)
  • Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA)
  • Tanzania Port Authorities (TPA)
  • Kenya Railway Corporation (KRC)
  • Uganda Railway Corporation (URC)
  • Egyptian Railway Corporation (ENR)
  • Hodeidah Port Auhorities (Yemen)
  • CFM Maputo (Mocambique)
  • Vietnam Railways (Vietnam)
  • PT Kereta Api (Indonesia)
  • Ssangyong Corporation (Korea)
  • Port of Lobito (Angola)
  • Zanzibar Ports Corporation (ZPC)
  • Kenya Port Authorities (KPA)

Wheel Rim

  • Rheinbahn Düsseldorf
  • Dortmunder Stadtwerke
  • moBiel GmbH, Bielefeld
  • Stadtwerke Augsburg
  • Essener Verkehrs AG