In the first quarter of 2019 North Sea Port handled 17.8 million tons of maritime cargo transhipment, almost the same volume as the previous year. This means that the port remains on the same course.
On the evening of Tuesday 29 March, North Sea Port claimed the award for best tank storage port for the second year in a row.
ArcelorMittal and Dow Benelux will start trials with a new pilot installation that will separate carbon dioxide (CO2) and carbon monoxide (CO) from the gases resulting from steel production. The installation is located at the ArcelorMittal company site in the North Sea Port in Ghent.
North Sea Port, located along both banks of the Western Scheldt, is accessible to global shipping via the North Sea.