Deurganck dock around the clock in the port of Antwerp

Deurganck dock around the clock in the port of Antwerp

Trucks coming to load or unload containers in the Deurganck dock in the port of Antwerp will also be able to call at night as of 20 March. The container terminals MSC PSA European Terminal (MPET) and DP World …
Feb 17, 2017 /  Vessels
Record freight volume for port of Antwerp

Record freight volume for port of Antwerp

The port of Antwerp will close 2016 with an expected record volume of more than 214 million tonnes of freight handled. The shipping container volume for its part has risen above 10 million TEU (twenty-foot …
Dec 29, 2016 /  Curious
Port of Antwerp agrees to boost trade with South Korea

Port of Antwerp agrees to boost trade with South Korea

During the City Trade Mission to Seoul, Antwerp Port Authority signed a Memorandum of Understanding with KITA, the Korea International Trade Association. With 77,000 member companies KITA represents Korea's …
Dec 20, 2016 /  Curious
Fire erupts on board car carrier Silver Sky at port of Antwerp

Fire erupts on board car carrier Silver Sky at port of Antwerp

Fire erupted on board of car carrier Silver Sky, docked at berth 340 at Antwerp Port, around midnight on Thursday, October 20, 2016. Fire started on a cargo deck loaded with used cars, destined for Africa. According …
Oct 21, 2016 /  Accidents
Gulf Petrochem Group Continues with European Bunker Supply Expansion in Antwerp

Gulf Petrochem Group Continues with European Bunker Supply Expansion in Antwerp

Antwerp Expansion Builds on the Groups’ Recent Move into the ARA Market Gulf Petrochem Group, the UAE based global bunker supplier, has today announced that it is now officially offering physical bunker supply in …
Oct 4, 2016 /  Curious
VIDEO: Inauguration Kieldrecht Lock

VIDEO: Inauguration Kieldrecht Lock

King Filip, minister Ben Weyts, the chairman of the European Investment Bank Werner Hoyer and alderman Marc Van Peel of Antwerp, in charge of port affairs, have solemnly inaugurated the huge Kieldrecht Lock. This …
Jun 13, 2016 /  Curious
Inauguration of the Kieldrecht lock in Antwerp Port, Belgium

Inauguration of the Kieldrecht lock in Antwerp Port, Belgium

The Kieldrecht lock is officially due to begin operation, an event that we're all looking forward to. On 10 June the port of Antwerp will receive a visit from H.M. the King of Belgium who will officially open the …
May 12, 2016 /  Curious
Antwerp gets off to another strong start after a record year in 2015

Antwerp gets off to another strong start after a record year in 2015

The port of Antwerp handled 53,265,552 tonnes of freight in the first three months of this year, 3.9% more than in the same period last year. The container volume in TEU did particularly well with growth of 4.6%, …
Apr 15, 2016 /  Curious