Volvo Car Gent capacity for electric cars triples. New model in production
Volvo Car is to triple its production capacity for electric cars in the Ghent plant in the coming years. The North Sea Port facility is also preparing production of a second fully electric model this year.
Danser Group grows towards 200,000 TEU via inland navigation in North Sea Port
Danser Group experiences an enormous growth of its container volumes in the port area of North Sea Port. This year, Danser Group will have transported 200,000 TEU by inland vessels through the port.
All-weather terminal at ArcelorMittal in North Sea Port will keep 25,000 trucks off the road
The very first covered loading quay ‘All-Weather Terminal’ in North Sea Port has been taken into operation. The new terminal in Ghent will be used primarily for the storage and shipment of ArcelorMittal Belgium’s finished steel rolls.
North Sea Port: Brexit also offers opportunities
North Sea Port is bracing for Britain's exit from the European Union at the end of this month. Together with many partners, North Sea Port has paved the way for companies in the port to make the transition as smooth as possible.
Evolution Terminals to develop new liquid bulk storage Terminal and Jetty in North Sea Port
Evolution Terminals B.V. has signed a long lease agreement with North Sea Port for exclusive use of 143,132 m2 of prime industrial land in Vlissingen in North Sea Port for the construction and operation of a new liquid bulk storage terminal and jetty.
WDP builds multimodal mega-distribution centre in North Sea Port
The multimodal logistics park WDPort of Ghent in North Sea Port is to be expanded with the addition of a mega-distribution centre covering 150,000 m². The move underlines North Sea Port’s commitment to logistics activities and sustainable transport.
North Sea Port provides operating base for Ørsted: largest offshore wind farm in the Netherlands is ready
Ørsted has completed the construction of its offshore wind farm Borssele 1&2, the largest in the Netherlands. The Danish group is monitoring the entire project from its base in Vlissingen in North Sea Port.
Pay port dues once for the whole of North Sea Port from now on
From 1 January 2021, seagoing vessels mooring at North Sea Port will pay a single tariff for the entire cross-border port area. Those who bring more cargo to the port and are sustainable will be rewarded further. The tariffs will not be indexed in 2021 and 2022.
Volvo Cars, DFDS and Lineas deliver faster and more sustainable transport thanks to new train terminal in North Sea Port
From now on, cars from Volvo Cars in Ghent will get to their final destinations faster and more sustainably. At a new train terminal near Mercatordok in North Sea Port, cars are loaded onto and off ships and onto and off trains.
Ørsted North Sea Port to develop one of the world's largest sustainable hydrogen plants for Dutch and Belgian industry
On Wednesday 31 March, Ørsted presented 'SeaH2Land', their ambitious vision for a Gigawatt-scale sustainable hydrogen plant. In other words, how a North Sea Port cross-border pipeline will connect the large industrial demand for hydrogen with the sustainable production of hydrogen.
North Sea Port on course to make up losses in first quarter 2021
In the first quarter of 2021 North Sea Port’s sea freight transhipment amounted to 16.6 million tonnes, the same volume as in the first quarter of 2020. In this way the port is gradually making up the loss caused by the corona crisis.
VoltH2 and Virya Energy sign cooperation agreement for development of green hydrogen plant in North Sea Port
VoltH2 Terneuzen and Virya Energy are preparing the construction of a green hydrogen plant in North Sea Port. They recently signed a cooperation agreement to that end in Terneuzen.