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  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

      The port of Antwerp will collaborate closely over the next five years with Rosmorport, the state-owned company that defends the interests of all Russian seaports. Port of Antwerp International, the international subsidiary of Antwerp Port Authority, has signed a collaboration agreement for this with Rosmorport. The agreement runs for a period of five years […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The port of Shanghai  and the port of Antwerp have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) during the recent visit of the port of Antwerp’s delegation to Shanghai.  The ports have through the MoU agreed to among other things exchange information about their respective hinterlands, carry out joint promotion and set up training courses for maritime professionals. Antwerp […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Analysis of the number of vessels calling at the port of Antwerp in the first half of 2013 reveals a significant increase in the number of large ships. The deepening of the Scheldt in combination with optimised chain operation – in which shipping movements are managed as part of a continuous chain from open sea […]

  • 25 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    EC finds that no state aid was given to the two concessionaires at the Port of Antwerp.

  • 18 January 2016

    The European Commission has started an investigation into reductions in compensation payments to two container terminal operators in the Port of Antwerp, Belgium, to establish whether the alleged aid gave them an undue advantage over competitors. Under the concession agreements with PSA Antwerp NV and Antwerp Gateway NV, the container terminal operators in the Port of Antwerp, […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Cosco Belgium, the latest container carrier in the fleet of the Chinese shipping company Cosco, moored in the port of Antwerp on Sunday. The Cosco Belgium scored an important first: with a capacity of 13,350 TEU the Cosco Belgium is a new record for the state-owned Chinese company. The Cosco Belgium is the 55th […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Containers push port of Antwerp’s volumes to 58.3 million tonnes, representing the port’s best quarter ever.

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Essar Ports and Belgium’s Port of Antwerp have mutually terminated their strategic alliance agreement signed back in 2012, India’s second-largest private port operator said in a stock filing. However, Essar Ports says that the companies will continue to work on the ongoing engagements which were initiated under the agreement. The alliance was aimed at structural and commercial collaboration in training and […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The port of Antwerp is expected to have handled 183.8 million tonnes of freight this year. This represents a drop of 1.8% compared with 2011, when the volume was 187.2 million tonnes. All things considered, these figures are a mild reflection of the state of the economy and of the shipping industry. Antwerp’s performance was […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Belgium’s Antwerp Port Authority has signed a collaboration agreement with Shahid Rajaee Port Authority which controls the port of Bandar Abbas in Iran. Bandar Abbas accounts for 90% of the in- and outgoing containers of Iran and for nearly half of the 200 million tonnes of freight handled by the 11 Iranian ports put together, according […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The world’s leading breakbulk players met in Antwerp Expo from 12th to 14th of May, with the main sponsor being the Port of Antwerp. The exhibition gives both global and local breakbulk operators the opportunity to network and catch up with current trends, while also providing a platform to meet the needs of logistics professionals […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the trade mission to India a collaboration agreement was signed between Antwerp Port Authority and the Madras Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MCCI), and Princess Astrid of Belgium opened the exhibition of 17th-century baroque art in Mumbai. A delegation from the Antwerp port community headed by HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium visited India from […]

  • 7 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      The ports of Liège and Antwerp have decided to collaborate more closely with each other. Since 2006 the two port authorities have worked together in an economic collaboration association to market the Trilogiport multimodal platform in Liège. The two parties now seek to collaborate even more closely in the fields of intermodal transport, ICT […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Belgian Port of Antwerp is handling ever bigger number of environmentally-friendly seagoing ships each year, according to the results of the Environment Ship Index (ESI) introduced in Antwerp in 2011. During the first nine months of 2015 the port had already granted discounts for 671 calls, up from 501 recorded in the past two years. In […]

  • 7 September 2011

    The ports of Liège and Antwerp have decided to collaborate more closely with each other. Since 2006 the two port authorities have worked together in an economic collaboration association to market the Trilogiport multimodal platform in Liège. The two parties now seek to collaborate even more closely in the fields of intermodal transport, ICT facilities […]

  • 15 July 2015

    Port of Antwerp issued a request for proposals to build and operate LNG bunkering & filling facility.

  • 24 September 2009

    From October 1, 2009, Antwerp Towage will strengthen its tug fleet in the Port of Antwerp. Antwerp Towage is relatively recent but successful 50/50 joint venture between Hamburg-based Fairplay Towage and Terneuzen-based Multraship Towage & Salvage. On September 18, 2008, Antwerp Towage, acting as agents for its shareholders, started a new towage service in the […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Shipping company MSC, the second-largest in the world, is aiming to further expand its activities in Antwerp. MSC has officially asked Antwerp Port Authority to be able to do this in the Deurganck dock. The Port of Antwerp will organise an invitation for expressions of interest. The Swiss shipping company MSC, the second-largest in the […]

  • 25 June 2009

    Shortsea and feeder operator BG Freight Line has launched a twice-weekly service between Teesport, Antwerp and Rotterdam with two rotations. One calls at Antwerp, Rotterdam, Teesport, Grangemouth and Antwerp, and the second loop will be a pendulum service between Teesport and Rotterdam.

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The MSC shipping company is to consolidate all its activities in the port of Antwerp in the Deurganck dock, on the left bank of the Scheldt. The Port Authority board of directors gave the go-ahead for the move on Monday evening. The transfer is necessary in order to permit further expansion by MSC in Antwerp. […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Antwerp Port Authority and Panama Canal Authority (ACP) have reconfirmed their collaboration agreement. The purpose of the agreement is to promote trade between the port of Antwerp and the West Coast of South America via the Panama Canal. In view of the positive evaluation of the first agreement, made in 2010, the new agreement will […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The port of Antwerp and the port of Nagoya have renewed their collaboration agreement. The agreement expands on the treaty of friendship that was first signed 25 years ago. The formal signing of the renewed twinning agreement was held on 28th August during a ceremony on the construction site for the new Deurganckdocklock, giving access […]