Alco Bio Fuel, Messer Benelux and IJsfabriek Strombeek once again investing millions of euros in recycling CO2 in North Sea Port
Biorefinery Alco Bio Fuel (ABF), industrial gas supplier Messer Benelux and IJsfabriek Strombeek will continue their efforts to reduce CO2 emissions in Belgium. Together they are investing 10 million euros in a second carbon dioxide recovery unit, located at Alco Bio Fuel in North Sea Port (Ghent).
Goods traffic between North Sea Port and hinterland by inland waterways continues to increase
The transport of cargo to the hinterland by inland waterways has again risen year-on-year in North Sea Port. With an increase of 4%, this form of transport now accounts for a full 58%. This is the result of the second study conducted by the port among companies throughout the cross-border port area.
Giant DFDS ship makes peak call at North Sea Port
The 'Humbria Seaways' called at North Sea Port, Thursday 10 September. It was the first time that the newest ship in the DFDS fleet had visited the port. The giant ship came to help out in dealing with the high volumes of cargo that arrive for transhipment at the terminal at Mercatordok in Ghent.
VoltH2 signs cooperation agreement with North Sea Port for the development of a green hydrogen plant.
VoltH2 is preparing to build a green hydrogen plant in North Sea Port. To this end, it has signed a cooperation agreement for its construction in Vlissingen.
North Sea Port adapts management
The management of the cross-border port North Sea Port SE (the holding) modifies on 1 September 2020. The management structure will be simplified, the port’s decisiveness will expand and the number of managers increases from two to four.
Largest construction vessel in the world calls at North Sea Port
North Sea Port received a visit from an exceptional ship on Monday 17 August. The 'Pioneering Spirit', the largest construction and installation vessel in the world, called at the port in Vlissingen. The arrival was a real spectacle that attracted a lot of spectators.
A single report to sail anywhere on the Western Scheldt and in Flanders
North Sea Port, Flemish Waterways plc, Port of Antwerp, Port of Oostende, Port of Zeebrugge, the Agency for Maritime and Coastal Services, and the Joint Nautical Management are all joining forces in introducing SWINg in 2021.
Growth of North Sea Port in 2019 also visible in financial results for 2019
In 2019, North Sea Port set a new record for seaborne cargo transhipment of 71.5 million tonnes. This growth and, above all, the issue of more land are reflected in the turnover and results of the merged port.
Coronavirus update: Cargo transhipment in North Sea Port falls by more than 11% in first half of year
North Sea Port recorded 32.4 million tonnes of seaborne cargo transhipment in the first half of 2020, a decrease of 11.5%. As expected, the coronavirus crisis only really made itself felt in the second quarter. The transhipment of bulk goods was particularly affected.
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.
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.
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.