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North Sea Port

North Sea Port is a West European port that extends for more than 60 kilometers, 9.100 hectares, and across two countries: Belgium and the Netherlands. Because of its location at the North Sea, the port is directly accessible by sea-going vessels, benefitting global trade.

North Sea Port invests in Port of Antwerp-Bruges’ Pipelink

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) December 18, 2023 – North Sea Port is to become a minority shareholder in Pipelink, currently a wholly owned subsidiary...

North Sea Port, Yara Sluiskil pioneer cross-border CO2 capture

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) November 22, 2023 – North Sea Port and Yara Sluiskil have a pioneering role in a new cross-border CO2 capture project....

North Sea Port wins ESPO 2023 award

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) November 10, 2023 – North Sea Port won the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) Award 2023 in recognition of its role...

North Sea Port see cargo down -11.6% in Jan-Sept 2023

Ghent, Belgium (PortSEurope) October 26, 2023 – North Sea Port saw cargo down -11.6% in January-September 2023, registering 49.6 million tons. The...

Shortlisted for ESPO Award 2023: Cartagena, Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes, North Sea Port and Vigo

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) September 21, 2023 – The projects of the Port of Cartagena, Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes, North Sea Port, and Port of Vigo have...

Freight transport by barge between North Sea Port and hinterland increases to 60%

In North Sea Port, the transportation of goods to the hinterland by inland waterway continues to increase. Over five years, it rose from 54% to an impressive...

North Sea Port sees cargo transhipment in the first half of 2023, down -11%

Ghent, Belgium (PortSEurope) July 24, 2023 – North Sea Port recorded 33.4 million tons sea cargo transhipment in the first half of 2023, down -11% (-4.2...

North Sea Port and Flemish ports recognized as European Hydrogen Valley status

Published on July 13, 2023 North Sea Port, Port of Antwerp-Bruges and Port of Ostend have been recognised as a ‘Hydrogen Valley’ at the European level....

EU grant to fund railway development in North Sea Port

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) July 3, 2023 – The European Union’s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) will provide a €3.4 million grant to North...

North Sea Port rail link takes containers and trailers off the roads

Ghent, Belgium (PortSEurope) March 22, 2023 – A new service whereby trains run from Ghent port to Lyon in France three times a week. It will...

Fluxys, North Sea Port, ArcelorMittal receive EU funding for Ghent Carbon Hub

On 8 December 2022, the European Commission announced a grant to Fluxys Belgium, North Sea Port and ArcelorMittal Belgium of 9.6 million euros for research on...

North Sea Port receives grain vessel from Ukraine

Ghent, Belgium (Ports Europe) September 13, 2022 – On September 6, 2022, North Sea Port received in Ghent a grain vessel from Ukraine. The vessel moored...

Companies start feasibility study for Ghent Carbon Hub project

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) August 19, 2022 – The companies Fluxys, ArcelorMittal Belgium and North Sea Port have started a feasibility study for the...

North Sea Port sees transhipment rise by 10% in first half of 2022

In the first quarter of 2022, the businesses in North Sea Port recorded 37.5 million tons of seaborne freight transhipment. That is 3.5 million tons more than...

North Sea Port and Port of Gothenburg jointly set up network of medium-sized European ports

North Sea Port and the Port of Gothenburg have signed an agreement to work closely together. Setting up a network of medium-sized European ports and working on...

Cargo traffic at North Sea Port increases in Q1 2022

Cargo traffic at North Sea Port increased by more than 6% during Q1 2022. The consequences of the pandemic are being steadily rolled back. The EU sanctions...

North Sea Port makes up for pandemic losses step by step in the first nine months

Over the first nine months of this year, the companies in North Sea Port recorded 51.3 million tons of seaborne cargo transhipment. That is 9% more than in the...

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