North Sea Port to act as linchpin in pioneering study of cross-border cooperation
Flanders and the Netherlands intend to conduct a study within North Sea Port, aimed at the potential improvement of their cross-border cooperation. To that end, on Wednesday 8 May, Minister-President of Flanders Geert Bourgeois and Dutch State Secretary Raymond Knops launched an innovative project.
Citrosuco ship arrives in North Sea Port
On Monday 6 May, North Sea Port welcomed the vessel Citrus Vita Brasil belonging to Ghent-based fruit juice company Citrosuco.
Temporary channel eases passage through North Sea Port during construction of new Terneuzen lock
The temporary channel was officially opened on the morning of Monday 6 May, at which time the name was unveiled. The ‘Captain Rooibos channel’ is intended to conduct shipping traffic to and from the main channel between Ghent and Terneuzen.
Companies stay on course with quarterly transhipment report in North Sea Port
In the first quarter of 2019 North Sea Port handled 17.8 million tons of maritime cargo transhipment, almost the same volume as the previous year. This means that the port remains on the same course.
North Sea Port wins international prize for best tank storage port during the Tank Storage Awards in Rotterdam
On the evening of Tuesday 29 March, North Sea Port claimed the award for best tank storage port for the second year in a row.
Innovative partnership ArcelorMittal and Dow for CO2 reduction in North Sea Port
ArcelorMittal and Dow Benelux will start trials with a new pilot installation that will separate carbon dioxide (CO2) and carbon monoxide (CO) from the gases resulting from steel production. The installation is located at the ArcelorMittal company site in the North Sea Port in Ghent.
North Sea Port takes further steps towards realising shore-side power for inland waterway shipping
North Sea Port provides shore-side power for inland waterway vessels. With the addition of two new shore-based power units in Ghent, shore-side power is now available in Terneuzen and Ghent. North Sea Port is thereby taking further steps to improve air quality in the port.
Impressive new port crane ArcelorMittal sails into North Sea Port
ArcelorMittal Belgium invested 13.3 million euros in two new customised port cranes. The biggest of the two cranes, which has a maximum height of no less than 85 metres, sailed passed the Lock of Terneuzen on Wednesday 27 February.
Inland shipping between Rotterdam and North Sea Port on the rise
Every year, some 15,000 containers are transported directly between Rotterdam, Vlissingen, Terneuzen and Ghent via a regular inland shipping service.
North Sea Port pushing for further innovations with PortXL
North Sea Port is pushing for further innovations and joins PortXL, according to CEO Jan Lagasse at the Port Congress in Terneuzen on Wednesday 2 October. North Sea Port is now part of the network of starting, fast-growing, innovative companies.
North Sea Port on course for new annual record
Over the first 9 months of this year, the North Sea Port companies recorded a volume of 54 million tonnes sea freight transhipment, almost 2% more than in the same period last year. If this growth continues for the remaining three months, the merged port may well end this year at a new record high.
Ekol Logistics and Transuniverse Forwarding to build mega multimodal site in North Sea Port
The Turkish logistics company Ekol Logistics and the Belgian groupage firm Transuniverse Forwarding are together building a 40 hectare multimodal site at Kluizendok in Ghent, part of North Sea Port.