Tank storage company Standic expands with state-of-the-art chemical storage terminal in Port of Antwerp

Tank storage company Standic expands with state-of-the-art chemical storage terminal in Port of Antwerp

The Dutch tank storage company Standic, a member of the family-owned Hametha group, is to build a new chemical storage terminal in Antwerp, doubling its capacity. In addition to its current terminal in Dordrecht, the …
Jun 24, 2019 /  Curious
Energy transition: Port of Antwerp and Fluxys team up for CO2 capture

Energy transition: Port of Antwerp and Fluxys team up for CO2 capture

The climate target of getting Belgian CO2 emissions 35% lower by 2030 is a formidable challenge. In this context, Antwerp Port Authority and gas infrastructure operator Fluxys believe strongly that carbon capture, …
May 10, 2018 /  Curious
Energy transition in the port of Antwerp: new impetus for LNG as an alternative fuel for ships

Energy transition in the port of Antwerp: new impetus for LNG as an alternative fuel for ships

Fluxys has taken over the concession in the port of Antwerp at quay 526-528 to make liquefied natural gas (LNG) available as an alternative fuel for ships and barges, in one of the Port Authority's key initiatives to …
Apr 12, 2018 /  Vessels
Antwerp and Dakar port authorities to collaborate more closely in the next five years

Antwerp and Dakar port authorities to collaborate more closely in the next five years

Antwerp and Dakar port authorities are to collaborate more closely in the next few years. In this way Antwerp, the second-largest port in Europe, seeks to reinforce its historic position as leader on the coast of West …
Mar 6, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Antwerp to position itself more strongly in the UK

Port of Antwerp to position itself more strongly in the UK

British Under-Secretary of State Robin Walker visits port of Antwerp The port of Antwerp has decided to appoint a full-time representative in the UK, based in London, in order to keep in closer touch with the economic …
Feb 16, 2018 /  Curious
More perishables handled via the Port of Antwerp

More perishables handled via the Port of Antwerp

Port service providers are focusing on innovative solutions and expanded infrastructure. With a total of 9,969,036 tonnes, the Port of Antwerp recorded a 7.5 percent increase in the handling of refrigerated containers …
Feb 9, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Antwerp scores 5th record year in a row

Port of Antwerp scores 5th record year in a row

The port of Antwerp has achieved a record freight volume for the fifth straight year in a row. In 2017 the port handled 223,606,610 tonnes of freight, an increase of 4.4% compared with the previous year. Practically all …
Jan 17, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Antwerp goes further towards efficient, sustainable modal shift (Video)

Port of Antwerp goes further towards efficient, sustainable modal shift (Video)

The port of Antwerp is to invest 1.4 million euros over the next three years in projects aimed at making port-generated freight traffic smoother and more efficient. The seven projects that have been selected for …
Dec 12, 2017 /  Finance
Aqualiner signs contract with Damen for three more Waterbus 2407 fast ferries

Aqualiner signs contract with Damen for three more Waterbus 2407 fast ferries

Yesterday, (Nov 7) at the Europort 2017 exhibition in Rotterdam, Damen Shipyards Group and Belgian ferry operator Aqualiner signed a contract for the delivery of three additional Damen Waterbus 2407 vessels, for …
Nov 8, 2017 /  Vessels
Port of Antwerp shows excellent report after nine months

Port of Antwerp shows excellent report after nine months

The freight volume handled by the port of Antwerp continues to expand. After nine months the total this year stands at 167.1 million tonnes, an increase of 3.3% compared with the same period last year. Strong growth has …
Oct 25, 2017 /  Curious