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.
Dutch Seaports win International Award for Sustainability
The Dutch seaports of Rotterdam, Amsterdam, North Sea Port, Moerdijk, and Groningen have jointly won the ‘World Ports Sustainability Award’. They received the award for a joint project aimed at the application of OECD guidelines for seaports.
€10 million in European support for international research project into tele-operated logistics and transport
Under the name ‘5G Blueprint’, an international research project is investigating how tele-operation can be used to make transport and logistics more efficient – including across borders. North Sea Port is one of the partners.
Heylen Warehouses and North Sea Port off to a flying start with their biggest project in Belgium despite lockdown
Herentals-based logistics real estate developer and investor Heylen Warehouses has commenced construction on its largest project in Belgium to date: Ghent Logistic Campus. This will see the company off to a flying start when the coronavirus measures are relaxed.
Coronavirus update: North Sea Port sees cargo transhipment fall by a quarter in May
North Sea Port has quantified the impact of the coronavirus in the month of May: 23% less cargo transhipment and 33% fewer vessels. As expected, the effects of the coronavirus crisis are being seen over a full month for the first time.
New tests into degassing barges in North Sea Port successful
Testing of vapour processing installations began in Vlissingen, North Sea Port on Thursday 28 May. The aim is to enable inland tankers to process residual vapours safely and in a controlled manner with a newly developed installation. The initial tests were successful.
Smart Delta Resources launches project to substantially reduce CO2 emissions in Scheldt-Delta region.
A cross-border consortium of companies under the umbrella name Smart Delta Resources is taking the first step towards drastically reducing CO2 emissions in the North Sea Port area (Ghent, Terneuzen, Vlissingen).
Verbrugge Terminals starts new scheduled service between Sweden and North Sea Port
The new weekly service between Sweden and Terneuzen will dock at Verbrugge Terminals in Terneuzen every Saturday. The ro-ro ships transport paper, trailers, containers and project cargo. A boost for North Sea Port in these coronavirus times.
First Ørsted turbines on their way to Borssele 1&2 wind farm off Zeelandic coast
The Danish company Ørsted, operating from Vlissingen in North Sea Port, is taking the first turbines to the Borssele 1&2 wind farm in the North Sea. They will be installed in the week of 13 April.
Multi-million-euro project transforms CO2 into green raw material in North Sea Port
GHENT – Ten private- and public-sector partners will at 12 pm on Wednesday 21 October mark the launch of the North-C-Methanol project. Together they will reduce annually the CO2 emissions by 140,000 tons.
Cargill expands biodiesel production in North Sea Port with ground-breaking project
North Sea Port attracts more green investment. Cargill is pumping more than 125 million euros into the construction of a new factory at its Ghent site. It will use innovative technology to produce biodiesel from waste and residues. This represents a first in Europe.
Ørsted and Yara production of green ammonia to contribute to North Sea Port energy transition
Two North Sea Port major players are joining forces to develop a new renewable energy project. Ørsted and Yara want to produce green ammonia based on renewable hydrogen. Their project will lead to an annual reduction in CO2 emissions of 100,000 tons.