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.
Volvo Cars commit to electrification at North Sea Port plant
Car manufacturer Volvo Cars is strengthening its electric ambitions. There is to be pioneering role for the Ghent factory in North Sea Port assembling the first fully electric models. North Sea Port is also an important hub in the logistics of new Volvo cars.
Container giant MSC to open new depot in North Sea Port
MSC strengthens its presence within North Sea Port. The group will open a new container depot at Vlaeynatie in Terneuzen. The world player in container transport aims at inland shipping and rail. Inland carrying trade and rail are key activities of North Sea Port.
North Sea Port extends rail corridor to the Baltic
The European Commission will extend the rail freight corridor between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea to the Ghent-Terneuzen Canal Zone. The Commission responded to the request from North Sea Port. It strenghtens the role of North Sea Port as a European top port and its ambitions as a rail port.
DFDS to increase capacity on route North Sea Port - Gothenburg
DFDS changed its fleet on the ro-ro service between North Sea Port and Gothenburg through the deployment of a considerably larger vessel. The 'Humbria Seaways' has replaced the 'Begonia Seaways' since 20 February . This creates additional capacity, which is welcome to transport the increasing volume
A single report to sail across Flanders and the Western Scheldt
From 2021, skippers and inland shipping companies will only have to submit a single digital report containing their route, cargo and ship's data for voyages on waterways in Flanders and on the Western Scheldt.
North Sea Port feels impact of coronavirus, Brexit and oil crisis in annual figures
In 2020, the companies in North Sea Port reported 63.5 million tons of cargo transhipment from maritime shipping (-11.2%). The coronavirus crisis, Brexit and the oil crisis clearly made themselves felt. The transhipment of containers continued to grow. 2020 was a record in terms of land allocation.
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.
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.