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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.

Port of Antwerp reports solid Q1 2021 cargo throughput

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) April 26, 2021 – In the first quarter of 2021, the Port of Antwerp reported total freight traffic of 59.1 million tonnes,...

MSC to operate Antwerp and Vienna freight rail service

Vienna, Austria (Ports Europe) February 25, 2021 – Starting in April this year, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is to manage a twice-weekly freight...

Ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge to merge

Antwerp, Belgium (PortSEurope) February 15, 2021 – The City of Antwerp and the City of Bruges have announced that their respective ports will merge into...

Record container traffic for Port of Antwerp in 2020

Antwerp, Belgium (PortSEurope) January 19, 2021 – The Port of Antwerp handled 231 million metric tonnes of cargo in 2020, a fall of 3.1% compared to...

COSCO SHIPPING Ports reports container throughput down 3.7% in May

Hong Kong, China (Ports Europe) June 16, 2020 – COSCO SHIPPING Ports Ltd has published container (TEU) throughput for May 2020, which records total...

Kalmar signs 10-year service agreement with rail operator Lineas Intermodal

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a comprehensive 10-year Kalmar Care service agreement with leading European rail operator Lineas Intermodal – June...

Port of Antwerp cargo traffic remains stable

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) May 25, 2020 – Despite the effects of the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis, Antwerp port has reported growth of 0.4% in the...

COSCO SHIPPING Ports Ltd records near 5% fall in container traffic in March

Hong Kong, China (Ports Europe) April 17, 2020 – COSCO SHIPPING Ports Ltd has published container (TEU) throughput for March 2020, which records total...

Antwerp port sees general cargo up 5.8% in Jan-Mar 2020

Antwerp, Belgium (Ports Europe) April 14, 2020 – The port of Antwerp has published its maritime cargo report for the first quarter of 2020. In the first...

Coronavirus – Taskforce Port of Antwerp confirms: port platform 100% operational – April 2, 2020

Third meeting of the Covid-19 Taskforce of the Port of Antwerp took place this morning. The port was confirmed to be 100% operational – April 2,...

COSCO Shipping Group donates 20,000 face masks

News – Port of Antwerp – March 26, 2020 The world is currently being hit by an unprecedented dramatic event that leaves no country or citizen...

COSCO Shipping Ports Ltd sees big fall in February 2020 container throughput

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) March 17, 2020 – In February 2020, COSCO Shipping Ports Ltd handled a global total of 14.52 million TEU, down 12.2% on the...

Coronavirus – Port of Antwerp remains operational – update 13 March

March 13, 2020 On 12 March the Belgian government announced special measures to limit the spread of Covid-19. At the same time the prime minister asked for...

COSCO Shipping Ports sees global total of 8.125 million TEU, a year-to-date fall of 4.6%.

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) February 17, 2020 – In January 2020, COSCO Shipping Ports Ltd handled a global total of 8.125 million TEU, a year-to-date fall...

Love is in the Sea Air – 5G arrives at Ports

News Release – BWCS – Love is in the Sea A – 5G arrives at Ports – February 10, 2020 The news that Belgian telecoms company Proximus is...

COSCO Shipping Ports sees 4.8% increase in TEU handled in 2019

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) January 21, 2020 – In 2019, COSCO Shipping Ports Ltd handled a global total of 102.7 million TEU, up 4.8% on the previous...

Bournemouth University launches SPEED, part of a European funded Interreg 2 Seas project

Bournemouth University is using Wazoku’s idea management platform, Idea Spotlight, to power the stakeholder engagement in the SPEED project, a major...

Brexit creates opportunities for trade between UK and Port of Antwerp

Port of Antwerp – September 24, 2018 The uncertainty over Brexit continues but one thing is clear: as soon as the UK leaves the European Union in one way...

COSCO Shipping Ports’ overseas terminals see 12.5% rise in July 2019 traffic

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) August 28, 2019 – In July 2019, the overseas terminals of China’s COSCO Shipping Ports Limited saw container throughout...

Port of Antwerp to provide consulting services to USPA in Ukraine

Odessa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) December 11, 2018 – Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) and Port of Antwerp International/APEC Port Training Center have...

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