ArcelorMittal inaugurates groundbreaking Steelanol CCU project in North Sea Port
On Thursday 8 December, ArcelorMittal Ghent inaugurated its new plant for trapping and using carbon from CO2. This €200 million installation is the first of its kind in the European steel industry and one of the projects aimed at reducing CO2 emissions in the Ghent plant and in North Sea Port.
North Sea Port works with companies, authorities and citizens to ensure safety in our port
Last year, nearly 130 million tons of goods passed through the port. How do we know exactly what goods are entering North Sea Port, and whether they meet regulations? You have to carry out checks.
Watch Onze Haven (Our Port): North Sea Port works jointly with companies for a secure port area
Port areas where large volumes of goods are handled each day are crucial to our daily lives and our economy. As this also makes them vulnerable, all the world's ports have strong security systems in place and everyone plays their part.
IBJ award puts additional spotlight on North Sea Port as dry bulk port
North Sea Port has once again confirmed its reputation as a dry bulk port. The port won the award for ‘Best Dry Bulk Port’ at the prestigious IBJ Awards ceremony in Rotterdam.
Danish shipping company DFDS extends green corridor in Europe with first all-electric truck in North Sea Port
Denmark's DFDS is taking delivery of 125 all-electric trucks. The first of these e-trucks rolled off the ship into DFDS' terminal in Ghent on Thursday 16 November. This brings the green corridor between Scandinavia and Europe one step closer, with North Sea Port playing a central role.
Watch Onze Haven (Our Port): North Sea Port provides a safe and renewed maritime infrastructure
At North Sea Port, work is carried out to maintain and renew the maritime infrastructure not only on land, but also in the water – from the inland waterway lock in Evergem, to the Nieuwe Sluis in Terneuzen, to the Quarleskade in Vlissingen.
JuiSea Shipping launches liner service for orange juice from North Sea Port to United Kingdom
From now on, JuiSea Shipping will operate a regular shipping service from Ghent in North Sea Port for the export of orange juice to the United Kingdom. North Sea Port thus manages to strengthen its position as a foodport.
Thanks to innovative new sorting line, Ghent-based waste management company Veolia now recycles one-third more industrial waste in North Sea Port
On Thursday 27 October, Veolia opened a new sorting line in the Ghent section of North Sea Port. This line will ensure that up to 35% of the incoming bulk industrial waste is recycled into new raw materials. As a result, some 21,000 tons of waste will be put to new use each year.
Volvo Trucks to build battery modules for battery packs in North Sea Port from 2025
In 2025, Volvo Trucks will start building battery modules for battery packs for its electric trucks in Ghent. This represents an investment of €75 million. After the summer of 2023, the production of electric trucks will also start at the Ghent facility.
North Sea Port's European environmental certification renewed
On Wednesday 1 March, North Sea Port was once again awarded the environmental certificate of the European ports association ESPO. North Sea Port remains committed to sustainable port infrastructure, reduced emissions and nature development.
New rail link between Belgium and France: Lineas, DFDS and North Sea Port shift 8,000 containers and trailers from road to rail
The Belgian company Lineas and shipping and logistics firm DFDS are joining forces to transport containers and trailers from Ghent in North Sea Port by rail to Lyon – and vice versa. This will create an intermodal connection between Sweden, Belgium and France.