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  • 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 […]

  • 15 July 2015

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

  • 26 March 2019

    Port of Antwerp unveils project aimed at producing sustainable methanol at the port.

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

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

  • 29 December 2016

    The Port of Antwerp in Belgium revealed that its yearly container volume has risen above 10 million TEUs for the first time in the history of the port. The box volume increased by 4.1% during the past 12 months and the port expects to end the year at around 118 million tons. Antwerp’s roll on/roll […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The filling of the Deurganckdoksluis dock lock, the largest lock in the world, kicked off this morning in the Port of Antwerp, Belgium. Situated on the left bank of the River Scheldt, the construction of the lock had a price tag of EUR 340 mil, with 50% of its cost financed by the EIB. It will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 January 2017

    The Port of Antwerp closed 2016 with a record freight volume of 214,057,529 tonnes in 2016, up 2.7% on the previous year, mainly driven by containerized and liquid cargo volumes. The container segment experienced strong growth both in tonnes and in the number of containers, the port authority said. In terms of TEU, the number […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    There is a growing need for additional container capacity at the port of Antwerp, according to Port Authority CEO Jacques Vandermeiren. The need has been identified amid rising container volumes at the port, which are likely to resume their growth trend. Namely, during the first half of the year the port handled 111,385,518 tons of freight, […]

  • 17 October 2019

    Breakbulk, impacted by sanctions, saw the greatest drop in volumes.

  • 24 October 2017

    The Port of Antwerp closed the first three quarters of this year with a freight volume of 167.1 million tons, an increase of 3.3% compared to the same period a year earlier.  As informed, strong growth has been recorded in almost all sectors until the end of September. “In the last quarter too we are […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Belgium’s port of Antwerp handled 156,515,552 tonnes of freight in the first nine months of this year, up 5.5% on the same period last year, which puts the port firmly in position to end 2015 with a record breaking total volume of 200 million tonnes. The container volume rose during the first nine months by 8%, […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Belgium’s Port of Antwerp is planning to build another large tidal dock, this time on the right bank of the Scheldt river, which could potentially add further 11 million TEUs to the port’s annual container handling capacity. The Port of Antwerp recorded a 9.5% growth in container volumes in the first three months of 2015, compared to the same period in […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The first WPTS World Ports Award has been presented by H.E. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri Ministry of Economy, UAE to the CEO of the Port of Antwerp during a prestigious gala dinner to celebrate the 2nd World Ports and Trade Summit, held in association with ADPC (Abu Dhabi Ports Company). The award was given […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Belgium’s port of Antwerp handled 156,515,552 tonnes of freight in the first nine months of this year, up 5.5% on the same period last year, which puts the port firmly in position to end 2015 with a record breaking total volume of 200 million tonnes. The container volume rose during the first nine months by 8%, […]

  • 4 April 2012

    The first WPTS World Ports Award has been presented by H.E. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri Ministry of Economy, UAE to the CEO of the Port of Antwerp during a prestigious gala dinner to celebrate the 2nd World Ports and Trade Summit, held in association with ADPC (Abu Dhabi Ports Company). The award was given […]

  • 15 July 2015

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

  • 24 July 2013

     Antwerp Port Authority has received positive news from the European Commission concerning its application for a subsidy for LNG. The subsidy will mainly be used to develop and build an LNG bunkering station for barges in the port of Antwerp. The preparatory study work for the LNG bunkering station has already started, and the objective […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 May 2012

    Essar Ports Limited, one of the largest private sector port companies of India, today announced the creation of a long-term strategic alliance with Port of Antwerp International (“PAI”) and aninvestment of approx. Rs 175 croreby PAI in Essar Ports. PAI is the international investing arm of the Antwerp Port Authority, which is the port authority […]

  • 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 […]