BBC Amethyst - First vessel to make big crossing from Antwerp to Brazilian port of Açu

BBC Amethyst - First vessel to make big crossing from Antwerp to Brazilian port of Açu

Last week the BBC Amethyst anchored in Porto do Açu, Brazil. She is the first vessel to make the big crossing from Antwerp to the Brazilian sea port. Quite an achievement for Port of Antwerp International and the …
May 9, 2019 /  Vessels
Fluxys and Titan LNG to build LNG bunkering pontoon for the Antwerp port and region

Fluxys and Titan LNG to build LNG bunkering pontoon for the Antwerp port and region

Fluxys and Titan LNG have joined forces to build the FlexFueler 002, a bunkering pontoon to make liquefied natural gas (LNG) more widely available as shipping fuel in the Antwerp port and region. The pontoon will be …
Feb 5, 2019 /  Curious
2018 - A record year for Port of Antwerp

2018 - A record year for Port of Antwerp

2018 looks set to be a record year for the Port of Antwerp for the sixth time in a row, with growth in all types of cargo and a recent wave of investments. This confirms the port's attraction and further establishes its …
Jan 2, 2019 /  Vessels
Port of Antwerp on track for sixth record year

Port of Antwerp on track for sixth record year

Throughput continues to register growth in the Port of Antwerp. After record semi-annual figures, the total throughput after nine months stands at 177,026,550 tonnes – a sharp 6% increase compared with the same …
Oct 12, 2018 /  Curious
New mega-investment in port of Antwerp

New mega-investment in port of Antwerp

The Austrian petrochemical company Borealis has announced that it is to build a new production plant on its existing site in Kallo, in the Antwerp port area. The propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant will use the very …
Oct 8, 2018 /  Finance
Traffic flows between the port of Antwerp and Central and Eastern Europe on the rise

Traffic flows between the port of Antwerp and Central and Eastern Europe on the rise

Traffic flows between the Belgian port of Antwerp and the hinterland market in Hungary and Austria are increasing continuously. In order to meet the growing demand, the Antwerp Port Authority is promoting the expansion …
Oct 5, 2018 /  Curious
Anthony Veder and Bunker Connect sign contract

Anthony Veder and Bunker Connect sign contract

Anthony Veder and Bunker Connect have signed a bunker procurement and management contract for the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp (ARA) set of ports. Upon successful implementation in the ARA area, Anthony Veder and Bunker …
Oct 4, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Hull expands container connections with new sailings to Belgium’s biggest port

Port of Hull expands container connections with new sailings to Belgium’s biggest port

ABP’s Port of Hull continues to boom as it welcomes yet another new container service. The latest service will connect Hull with Antwerp, Belgium's largest port. Caption: Booming container trade: ABP Hull …
Oct 4, 2018 /  Vessels
Samskip launches new Antwerp/UK shortsea route expanding its European multimodal network

Samskip launches new Antwerp/UK shortsea route expanding its European multimodal network

The initial schedule offers a twice-weekly short sea container service, with its first departure from Antwerp on the 12th October. The service will be operated by a 508TEU capacity vessel, sailing from ATO's multimodal …
Oct 2, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Antwerp continues to attract investment

Port of Antwerp continues to attract investment

MOL Chemical Tankers is teaming up with SEA-Invest to invest in construction of a tank terminal for liquid chemicals in the Delwaide dock. In the meantime, Antwerp Railhouse is building trimodal warehouses for breakbulk …
Sep 27, 2018 /  Curious