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Antwerp is a port city on Belgium’s River Scheld. It is operated by Port of Antwerp-Bruges which manages Europe’s second largest port.

Ports and power purchase agreements set to grow

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) May 13, 2023 – While it is not common for ports to have Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) contracts for electricity, some...

Port of Antwerp launches ‘D-Hive drone-in-a-box’

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) May 8, 2023 – The Port of Antwerp has launched the ‘D-Hive drone-in-a-box’ project. Six autonomous drones...

PSA Breakbulk launches Port of Antwerp’s first Project Cargo Ecosystem

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) April 20, 2023 – PSA Breakbulk officially launched the Port of Antwerp’s first Project Cargo Ecosystem (PCE) in Belgium...

Port of Antwerp-Bruges sees Q1 2023 cargo traffic down over -4%

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) April 18, 2023 – Total cargo throughput of Port of Antwerp-Bruges amounted to 68.7 million metric tonnes in Q1 2023, down...

Port of Antwerp-Bruges stable in 2022

Port of Antwerp-Bruges holds its own in a year full of geopolitical challenges – January 11, 2023 2022 was a year of challenges for Port of...

EU ports recover in 2021 – Eurostat

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) November 17, 2022 – European Union ports showed recovery in cargo handled in 2021, according to the latest figures from...

Port of Antwerp-Bruges: slight growth in the first half of the year

The total throughput of Port of Antwerp-Bruges was 147.2 million tonnes in the first six months of this year, an increase of 1.4% compared to the same period...

Port of Antwerp-Bruges: merger of the ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge creates Europe’s largest export port

The ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge will from now on continue their growth trajectory under one name: Port of Antwerp-Bruges. At the extraordinary general...

Impact Russia – Ukraine conflict on Port of Antwerp

Permanent monitoring with customers and competent authorities Port of Antwerp expresses its support and empathy for all the human suffering caused by the...

Port of Antwerp interested in new inland port in Belgrade

The Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure in the Government of Serbia, Tomislav Momirović, stated today that the Port of Antwerp is...

Rotterdam tops ranking of port carbon polluters

Transport & Environment – Press Release – February 2, 2022 The port of Rotterdam is associated with almost 14 million tonnes of CO2 each year,...

Port of Antwerp reports near 4% cargo growth in 2021

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) January 17, 2022 – The Port of Antwerp registered total cargo throughput in 2021 of 240 million tons, growth of 3.8%...

Belgian competition authority clears merger between the ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) January 11, 2022 – The Belgian competition authority (ABC) has approved the de facto merger between the port of Antwerp...

Chile signs MOU with two ports in Europe to promote green hydrogen production

London, United Kingdom (PortSEurope) November 9, 2021 – Chile’s Minister of Energy and Mining, Juan Carlos Jobet, and Tine Van der Straeten,...

Port of Antwerp sees slight rise in cargo traffic

Antwerp, Belgium (PortSEurope) October 20, 2021 – In January-September 2021 the Port of Antwerp reported total cargo of 179.1 million tonnes, up +4.8% on...

The opening ceremony of the joint project of Baku Port and Antwerp Port takes place

The opening ceremony of the “Human Factor: Safety, Protection and Health” project jointly implemented by Baku International Sea Trade Port CJSC and...

Port of Antwerp reports improved first half of 2021

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) July 13, 2021 – In the first half of 2021, 120 million tons were transhipped by the Port of Antwerp, up 5% on the same...

PSA Antwerp trialing hydrogen-powered tractor in green energy bid

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) May 17, 2021 – PSA Antwerp has announced that it will trial a Terberg hydrogen-powered terminal tractor and mobile...

PIONEERS consortium coordinated by Port of Antwerp takes lead in greening of European ports

An international consortium of 46 partners led by the Port of Antwerp will receive a €25 million grant from the European Horizon 2020 programme. The PIONEERS...

Grimaldi launches Antwerp-Cork direct freight line

Naples, 29 April 2021 The Grimaldi Group is significantly strengthening its presence in the Republic of Ireland with the launch of a feeder ro-ro service...

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