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Belgium is a country located on the North Sea, North of France. the country is a member state of the European Union (EU). Its main seaport is Antwerp-Bruges. Some of the country is included in the North Sea Port group.

Port of Antwerp completes first dredging of Southern Canal Dock

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) June 10, 2024 – The Port of Antwerp has completed the first stage of the dredging of the Southern Canal Dock at the...

Container Port Performance Index 2024 – Top Europe/N Africa – Ranking

Vienna, Austria (Ports Europe) June 6, 2024 – The World Bank and S&P Global Market Intelligence have published the fourth edition of Container Port...

Freepoint Eco-Systems enters agreement with North Sea Port

Gent, Belgium (Ports Europe) Juni 3, 2024 – Freepoint Eco-Systems Belgium NV and North Sea Port announced a long-term concession agreement for the...

Two tonnes of cocaine seized in Antwerp

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) June 1, 2024 – Belgium police seized 1,963 tonnes of cocaine hidden in two separate containers in the port of Antwerp on May...

Antwerp Euroterminal installs cold ironing

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) May 30, 2024 – Antwerp Euroterminal (AET) is installing the first shore power connection for seagoing vessels in Belgium...

Antwerp Euroterminal installs the first shore power connection

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) May 29, 2024 – The Antwerp Euroterminal (AET) has installed the first shore power connection (cold ironing) for seagoing...

Port of Antwerp-Bruges presents “Methatug”!

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) May 16, 2024 – The Port of Antwerp-Bruges has introduced the Methatug, a tugboat which runs on methanol. It’s is...

Maritime activities drive Jan De Nul revenue to €2.9 bln in 2023

Hofstade-Aalst, Belgium (Ports Europe) May 15, 2024 – Belgium’s Jan De Nul Group reported a 2023 turnover of 2.9 billion euros, a record in the history...

Bloomberg: Cocaine superhighway to Europe

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) May 14, 2024 – Cocaine seizures through Antwerp port have grown more than 20-fold over the last decade,...

Port Security Corps in the port of Antwerp sees success

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) May 8, 2024 – The creation of the Port Security Corps in the port of Antwerp a year ago has increased security checks and...

Berlin hosts anti-drugs event with Hamburg, Antwerp, Rotterdam

Berin, (Ports Europe) April 29, 2024 – Last week, Federal Minister of the Interior Nancy Faeser hosted a meeting in Berlin with Dr Peter Tschentscher,...

Conference: Drug related organised crime - an EU judicial challenge

La Hulpe, Belgium (Ports Europe) April 19, 2024 – Drug-related organised crime goes beyond national borders and requires a cross-border, collaborative...

Third drug seizure in a month in Belgium’s North Sea Port

Ghent, Belgium (Ports Europe) April 18, 2024 – Drugs were again found in Belgium’s North Sea Port Ghent during the inspection of a coal ship on April 13....

North Sea Port sees decline in cargo throughput in Q1 24

Ghent, Belgium (Ports Europe) April 18, 2024 – Seaborne cargo transhipment at North Sea Port was down -3.2% in the first quarter of this year compared to...

Port of Antwerp Bruges sees improved Q1 24 traffic

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) April 17, 2024 – The Port of Antwerp-Bruges handled a total of 70.4 million tonnes of cargo in Q! 2024, up +2.4% compared...

Six tonnes of cocaine seized near Antwerp port

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) April 17, 2024 – Cocaine weighing 5,922 kg was seized on April 10 during a raid by special units on a warehouse on an...

Port of Antwerp-Bruges to receive EU grant for cold ironing

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) April 11, 2024 – The Port of Antwerp-Bruges will receive a European grant of €3.2 million for an OPS (onshore power...

DEME has released its 2023 annual report

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) March 29, 2024 – DEME has released its 2023 annual report which records a +22% increase in the orderbook and a...

BilbOPS to be presented at Connecting Europe Days 2024

Bilbao, Spain (Ports Europe) March 27, 2024 – The BilbOPS project to electrify the docks of the Port of Bilbao (cold ironing) will be featured in the...

DEME publishes improved financial results for 2023

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) February 28, 2024 – DEME (Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering NV) has published financial results for 2023. A...

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