Corona - Also North Sea Port’s port community supports the social service sector: give a honk and hang a white cloth out on Wednesday, 1 April at 12 o’clock
North Sea Port calls on the port community to express its support for the health care providers in their battle against the Coronavirus. On Wednesday, 1 April at 12 o’clock horns will honk in and around the port area.
CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: actions and measures in North Sea Port - port still operational, impact on cargo transhipment, positive initiatives, cruises and Port House
North Sea Port is still fully operational in these coronavirus times. Thanks to various additional actions and measures, activities are continuing in a safe manner. The impact is being felt by individual businesses.
CORONA UPDATE: actions and measures in North Sea Port in relation to border work, ceased activities, cycling and seamen’s institutes
North Sea Port is still entirely operational, and a number of actions and measures mean that this is happening safely. Please find below an update concerning the measures taken for border work and activities in North Sea Port.
UPDATE - Coronavirus: actions and measures in North Sea Port to keep the port operational and combat coronavirus – 20 March 2020
North Sea Port is still fully operational. Various actions and measures are being taken to safely assure this.
Corona video message: CEO Daan Schalck heartens everyone at North Sea Port
Together. Smarter. That is North Sea Port’s baseline. More than ever, this motto applies in these times of the coronavirus.
North Sea Port measures to fight the spread of the Coronavirus
Both the Belgian and Dutch governments have announced measures that are necessary to fight the further spread of the Coronavirus. North Sea Port follows these measures. At the same time, North Sea Port wants to keep the port operational wherever this is possible and safe.
Volvo Cars opens new battery factory at the Ghent manufacturing site in North Sea Port
Volvo Cars officially unveiled an all-new battery factory at its Belgian manufacturing site in Ghent on Thursday 5th of March. The first fully electric vehicle, the XC40 Recharge P8, is to be built there later this year.
Possible EU subsidy for international CO2 storage cooperation
The European Union is prepared in principle to provide a subsidy for a project to store CO2 from industry in Antwerp, Ghent, Zeeland and Rotterdam beneath the North Sea.
North Sea Port vessels may now schedule lock passages in Terneuzen some months in advance
Regular North Sea Port vessels may now schedule their lockages in the Terneuzen lock some months in advance. This is the result of successful trials with four regular liner services in collaboration with the Dutch Rijkswaterstaat and the Flemish and Dutch pilotage services.
Construction of Borssele 1+2 wind farm off Zeelandic coast begins
The Danish company Ørsted has begun the construction of the Borssele 1+2 wind farm. The first foundations of this wind farm off the Zeelandic coast have been completed.
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.