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  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The French African Maritime Agencies Guinea and logistics provider Lalemant have decided to set up a new regular service for breakbulk cargo and containers between the Belgian port of Ghent and the African country of Guinea.  The new breakbulk line, Kamsar Express, offers a direct connection between the ports of Ghent and Port Kamsar every […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Danish shipping and logistics company DFDS has signed a strategic partnership with Belgium-based Ghent Port Company as the shipping firm aims to strengthen its position in the port of Ghent. Namely, DFDS has decided to increase the number of ro/ro freight sailings between Ghent and Gothenburg and strengthen its hinterland anchoring by transporting containers in a fixed schedule […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Vessel operations were suspended at the Ghent Container Terminal, Belgium following a fire incident that destroyed the terminal’s container crane on September 18th. According to transportation company Containerships Ltd, there were no injuries to the staff on duty as the impact was limited to the crane itself as well as 1.5 day delay in vessel […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Belgian Port of Ghent and Dutch Zeeland Seaports are to presented a balanced merger agreement to their shareholders and works councils as the latest step in their merger plans. Next week, the two port authorities will present these proposals to their shareholders. It is expected that they will put them on the agendas of their municipal and […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    On April 23, 2013 FSUE “Rosmorport” and Port of Ghent signed a Memorandum of understanding. The main issues for cooperation in the framework o the Memorandum will be: – Exchange of experience in the field of provision of navigation safety, implementation of port infrastructure development projects, application of new technologies in the field of seaport […]

  • 20 November 2019

    The service supplier of liquefied natural gas Titan LNG, in a joint effort with North Sea Port, completed the first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering in the port of Ghent.

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dutch LNG supplier Titan LNG has completed the first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering in the Port of Ghent, Belgium.

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Zeeland Seaports and Ghent Port Company sign deal to merge into a cross-border port to be named North Sea Port.

  • 11 December 2017
    Ports & Logistics, Project & Tenders

    Zeeland Seaports and Ghent Port Company signed a merger agreement on Friday, 8 December, after all eight shareholders of both ports agreed with the merger in recent weeks. The name of the cross-border merger port will be North Sea Port. 

  • 18 April 2014
    Technology

    A 395-tonne pile gripper left the Aelterman quay at the Kluizendok in the port of Ghent in January. The structure, which is 30m long, 25m wide and 20m high, is being used at the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm in the UK. The pile gripper has been installed on the jack-up vessel Innnovation, and is […]

  • 24 November 2014

    Port workers in Belgium have started a 24 hour strike today, 24th November 2014, which will end at midnight 00:00hrs, Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) advised. The strike by port laborers has been called by three national unions, in protest over the erosion of index-linked pay rises and tax increases. Currently the strike is having a […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Bank of Belgium (NBB) has published an annual update of the study on the economic importance of the Flemish maritime ports – Antwerp, Ghent, Ostend and Zeebrugge -, the Liège port complex and the port of Brussels. The contribution of each port to the national economy is estimated on the basis of the […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the most stringent health & safety precautions in place, DEME Group crews and project teams are doing their very best to keep projects moving forward despite the challenging times. The same goes for the company’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Artevelde’ that was pictured last week rainbowing at the New Lock Terneuzen in the Netherlands. […]

  • 25 April 2013

    On April 23, 2013 FSUE “Rosmorport” and Port of Ghent signed a Memorandum of understanding. The main issues for cooperation in the framework o the Memorandum will be: – exchange of experience in the field of provision of navigation safety, implementation of port infrastracture development projects, application of new technologies in the field of seaport […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ghent Port Company has applauded the agreement to build New Lock Teurnzen signed between Belgium and the Netherlands, saying the new lock will improve the access to the Flemish port of Ghent and the Dutch port of Terneuzen. Flemish minister for Mobility and Public Works Ben Weyts and Dutch minister for Infrastructure and Environmental Affairs Melanie Schultz van Haegen signed […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Just one day after the ceremonial visit of the Minister-President of Flanders, the Port of Gdansk hosted a 19-strong Belgian delegation from the region of Flanders, including representatives of the city and the port of Ghent as well as Belgian business leaders: Sea-Invest, Peltracom and Jan De Nul. The Belgian visitors’ half-day visit provided an […]

  • 9 October 2018

    Venezuela seized around 150 kilograms of cocaine from the 47,018 dtw chemical tanker José Progress.

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    World Water Works, a hydraulic engineering conference and exhibition, will be held on 23 and 24 March 2016 at Antwerp Expo in Antwerp, Belgium. This event will cover topics from hydraulic engineering, the accessibility of ports and waterways, coastline and shoreline projects, bridge, lock and tunnel building and the design and construction of offshore seaports. The […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

     DEME Group has just released the latest video update on their work at the New Lock Terneuzen in the Netherlands. A large volume of sand was reclaimed for the construction of the 427 meter long, 55 meter wide and 16,44 meter deep lock. This timelapse shows DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredgers ‘Bonny River’ and […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME Group’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Lange Wapper is currently busy working on the New Lock mega project in Terneuzen, the Netherlands. Under this project, sand is being dredged and discharged through a 1km pipeline in the reclamation area of the new lock complex. During the works, the existing lock complex remains accessible for […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A groundbreaking ceremony for the New Terneuzen Lock took place yesterday, DEME said in its latest announcement. The Flemish-Dutch Scheldt Commission (Vlaams-Nederlandse Scheldecommissie) recently commissioned the Sassevaart joint venture the contract to construct the new lock. The joint venture consists of BAM (the Dutch and Belgian sister companies BAM Infra and BAM Contractors), DEME (DEME […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    At the residency of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium in Russia on April 23, 2014 the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between FSUE Rosmorport and the Port of Zeebrugge was signed. The signing ceremony was attended by Andrey Boldorev, Head of Investments and Strategic Development Department and Vincent de Saedeleer, Vice-president of the port […]