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.
ArcelorMittal 'blast furnace of the future' to expand North Sea Port circular economy
The installation of the brand new blast furnace B at ArcelorMittal Gent, is a giant step for North Sea Port to a circular future. "This will be a lever for numerous other sustainability projects in our port," says Daan Schalck, CEO of North Sea Port.
ENGIE and Equinor investigate the possibility of producing low carbon hydrogen from natural gas in North Sea Port
The energy companies Engie and Equinor want to develop the production of low carbon hydrogen from natural gas with their H2BE project in Belgium. They are launching a feasibility study into the technical and economic suitability of a location in Ghent in North Sea Port.
North Sea Port aiming for full recovery in 2022
With nearly 69 million tons of seaborne cargo transhipped in 2021, North Sea Port grew 9% compared to the Covid year of 2020. Indeed, transhipment via inland navigation experienced a full recovery to nearly 60 million tons.
Volvo Car Gent extends electric drive in North Sea Port
The automotive cluster within North Sea Port is driving resolutely towards the future. Volvo Car Gent assembled more than 183,000 cars last year. One in six was an all-electric XC40 Recharge or C40 Recharge. In 2022 the car plant will continue to focus on electrification & climate-neutral production