Goods traffic between North Sea Port and hinterland by inland waterways continues to increase
The transport of cargo to the hinterland by inland waterways has again risen year-on-year in North Sea Port. With an increase of 4%, this form of transport now accounts for a full 58%. This is the result of the second study conducted by the port among companies throughout the cross-border port area.
Giant DFDS ship makes peak call at North Sea Port
The 'Humbria Seaways' called at North Sea Port, Thursday 10 September. It was the first time that the newest ship in the DFDS fleet had visited the port. The giant ship came to help out in dealing with the high volumes of cargo that arrive for transhipment at the terminal at Mercatordok in Ghent.
VoltH2 signs cooperation agreement with North Sea Port for the development of a green hydrogen plant.
VoltH2 is preparing to build a green hydrogen plant in North Sea Port. To this end, it has signed a cooperation agreement for its construction in Vlissingen.
North Sea Port adapts management
The management of the cross-border port North Sea Port SE (the holding) modifies on 1 September 2020. The management structure will be simplified, the port’s decisiveness will expand and the number of managers increases from two to four.
Largest construction vessel in the world calls at North Sea Port
North Sea Port received a visit from an exceptional ship on Monday 17 August. The 'Pioneering Spirit', the largest construction and installation vessel in the world, called at the port in Vlissingen. The arrival was a real spectacle that attracted a lot of spectators.
A single report to sail anywhere on the Western Scheldt and in Flanders
North Sea Port, Flemish Waterways plc, Port of Antwerp, Port of Oostende, Port of Zeebrugge, the Agency for Maritime and Coastal Services, and the Joint Nautical Management are all joining forces in introducing SWINg in 2021.
Growth of North Sea Port in 2019 also visible in financial results for 2019
In 2019, North Sea Port set a new record for seaborne cargo transhipment of 71.5 million tonnes. This growth and, above all, the issue of more land are reflected in the turnover and results of the merged port.
Coronavirus update: Cargo transhipment in North Sea Port falls by more than 11% in first half of year
North Sea Port recorded 32.4 million tonnes of seaborne cargo transhipment in the first half of 2020, a decrease of 11.5%. As expected, the coronavirus crisis only really made itself felt in the second quarter. The transhipment of bulk goods was particularly affected.
ArcelorMittal issues invitation to tender for heat network in North Sea Port
ArcelorMittal Belgium, in conjunction with the Province of East Flanders, the East Flanders Provincial Development Agency (POM), the Sint-Jan-Baptist Psychiatric Centre Zelzate and Zelzate municipality, is looking for a partner for the development of a residential and commercial heat network.
North Sea Port and Port of Antwerp support digitisation of inland navigation with Flemish subsidies
The Flemish government, North Sea Port and Port of Antwerp want to encourage push barge operators to invest in push barge trackers. They are doing so by reimbursing part of the cost.
North Sea Port pushing for further innovations with PortXL
North Sea Port is pushing for further innovations and joins PortXL, according to CEO Jan Lagasse at the Port Congress in Terneuzen on Wednesday 2 October. North Sea Port is now part of the network of starting, fast-growing, innovative companies.
North Sea Port on course for new annual record
Over the first 9 months of this year, the North Sea Port companies recorded a volume of 54 million tonnes sea freight transhipment, almost 2% more than in the same period last year. If this growth continues for the remaining three months, the merged port may well end this year at a new record high.
Automatic Identification System (AIS) compulsory for inland barges in entire North Sea Port area
From November 1, 2019, inland vessels must use the Automatic Identification System (AIS) in Terneuzen. From now on AIS is compulsory in the entire port area. This makes it easier for North Sea Port to follow all vessel movements from Flushing to Ghent, which will promote safety in the port area.