North Sea Port has strong ambitions to develop further as a European port
North Sea Port Authority has presented its strategic plan 'Connect 2025' to its shareholders. With eight strategic programmes, the cross-border port authority continues to build its position as a European port.
Sensors reveal water quality of Gent-Terneuzen Sea Canal in real time
There would be no port without water. The better the condition of that water, the better the port fares. The 'Internet of Water' project is now also monitoring the water quality in the Ghent-Terneuzen canal. This is very important for North Sea Port for several reasons.
Air Liquide can help strengthen hydrogen cluster in North Sea Port
Air Liquide is competing for a grant from the European Innovation Fund for a project to build a 200 MW electrolyser in Terneuzen. The investment would further strengthen the hydrogen cluster in North Sea Port.
New Lineas railway line brings North Sea Port a little closer to Italy
Rail carrier Lineas is launching a new direct freight service between Ghent and Milan. This will give North Sea Port an additional connection with Italy. Companies in the port area will then be able to choose a more sustainable solution for their shipments.
Gutami Holding commences construction of Zeeland’s largest solar farm at Valuepark Terneuzen site in North Sea Port
Gutami Holding is commencing the construction of a 60MW solar farm at Valuepark Terneuzen that will generate solar power for over 14,000 households. In this way, Dow and North Sea Port are supporting efforts to increase the sustainability of Zeeland's energy supply.
European environmental certificate highlights North Sea Port’s ambition
On Wednesday 26 May, North Sea Port was presented with the PERS certificate by the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO). This means North Sea Port joins a select club of ports entitled to carry the label for sustainable environmental management.
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.
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.
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.
Gadot Belgium and DFDS to move containers by water in North Sea Port from now on
Within North Sea Port, more and more containers are shifting from road to water. Gadot Belgium will in future also be relying on inland navigation for the transport of its containers from Ghent to Antwerp. To this end, the chemical company is working closely with its neighbour DFDS.
Gasunie and North Sea Port join forces for Zeeland hydrogen network
Gasunie and North Sea Port have signed an agreement to develop a regional transport network for hydrogen in Zeeland.
ArcelorMittal signs letter of intent with Belgian and Flemish governments: €1.1 billion investment in carbon-neutral technologies at Ghent plant in North Sea Port
ArcelorMittal Belgium will reduce CO2 emissions by 3.9 million tons per year by 2030. To this end, it is building a direct reduced iron (DRI) plant with a capacity of 2.5 million tons and two electric furnaces at its site in Ghent.