Maritime access in North Sea Port extended: OVET now able to accommodate ships with deeper draughts in Vlissingen
Ships sailing from the North Sea via the Westerschelde to unload dry bulk goods at OVET's quay in Vlissingen can now enter with a draught of 16.80 metres. That is 10 cm more than was possible until now.
Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and sector work to expand shore power in seaports
The Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure will reserve EUR 140 million over the next few years to help realize shore power installations in seaports. The climate fund will add another EUR 40 million. North Sea Port are putting their shoulder to this wheel.
First electric trucks for Tailormade Logistics truck fleet
Tailormade Logistics deployed two electric trucks at its Ghent site on Tuesday, May 23. The trucks are used to transport truck cabs from the railroad to the Volvo Trucks plant at the port.
Investment at juice producer AMC strengthens North Sea Port's role as European food port
With a massive investment in Vlissingen, AMC Natural Drinks Group has once again underlined the fact that North Sea Port is a hub of European stature for food products. The Spanish producer of fruit and vegetable juices has its largest packaging plant there and is now even more firmly anchored.
First Circular Industry Day brings together circular industry in North Sea Port
The first Circular Industry Day, organised by North Sea Port and Smart Delta Resources, was held today, 16 May, in Vlissingen. For the first time, companies, government agencies and research institutions came together to make the circular economy a reality in the region.
North Sea Port brings sustainability onto the board with new executive Maarten den Dekker
On 1 June, Maarten den Dekker takes up his new position on the executive board of North Sea Port. As Chief Sustainability Officer, his responsibilities will include energy, climate and circularity.
The transhipment of goods in North Sea Port drops for the first time in two years – 2023 first quarter figures
The seaborne transhipment of goods in North Sea Port declined in the first quarter of 2023 by 4% due to a drop in liquid bulk goods in particular. This is the first decline in over two years. The EU sanctions against Russia are becoming more evident.
Port Days 2023 at North Sea Port: experience the port from the inside on Saturday 6 May in Vlissingen and Terneuzen and on Sunday 7 May in Ghent
During the Port Days 2023, you can experience North Sea Port from the inside. You can visit the ports of Vlissingen and Terneuzen on Saturday 6 May and Ghent on Sunday 7 May. There is lots to do: visit some 80 companies, do virtual tours, demonstrations and boat tours.
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.
Construction of parts for worlds first energy island: North Sea Port supports energy transition in Belgium
Construction of the Belgian energy island will start early next year. North Sea Minister Vincent Van Quickenborne has approved the relevant environmental permit. The concrete foundations will be build in Vlissingen.
DSV further expands its health cluster in North Sea Port with new sustainable warehouse
DSV is starting the construction of a new 110,000 m² warehouse at Ghent's Kluizendok. The highlights: 350 additional jobs, a sustainable warehouse, just about the most attractive workplace in the Ghent logistics sector, perfect temperature control and automated solutions.
North Sea Port wins European ESPO Award for nature restoration
North Sea Port has won the annual award presented by the European sea ports association ESPO. North Sea Port was recognised for constructing buffer zones in the Canal Zone and nature restoration in the Moervaart Valley. By these means, the port is enhancing quality of life for local residents.