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.
Best half-year ever for North Sea Port freight transshipments
North Sea Port sea freight transhipments in the first half of 2019 totalled 36.6 mln tonnes. With its limited growth of 2% compared to the same period in 2018, this is once again the best semester ever.
New railway line between China and North Sea Port in Ghent takes more Volvo cars to their destinations
Several times every week Volvo Cars in Ghent ships vehicles from North Sea Port by rail to China, Italy and Austria. The first train carrying 190 XC60s from China arrived at the Interface Terminal Gent (ITG) in Kluizendok on Thursday 4 July.
North Sea Port closes 2018 with good figures
The port's net result for 2018 was 26.4 million euros. The revenue achieved, 106 million euros, was some 6.5% higher than in 2017 (or than it would have been if the fusion port had been created).
North Sea Port conducts quay-inspection test using underwater robot from Asset.Insight.
North Sea Port strives to maintain effective insight into the condition of the quays in the port. On Wednesday 26 June, as an alternative to deploying a diver, a test involving an underwater robot from Asset.Insight. will be carried out in Terneuzen.
Honda to deploy barges for transport to North Sea Port
Honda Motor Europe Logistics in Ghent intends to deploy barges for the transport of its parts and final products. From Tuesday 11 June, Honda will begin transporting containers from the port of Antwerp to North Sea Port via inland shipping.
Gutami Holding to build 50 MW solar park on Valuepark Terneuzen premises in North Sea Port
Valuepark Terneuzen, the joint venture between Dow Benelux and North Sea Port, has awarded Gutami Holding a contract to build and operate a 50 MW solar park. The 30-hectare solar park will be realised on the Valuepark Terneuzen premises at the Braakmanhaven.
Access World Terminals expands premises and activities in North Sea Port
Access World Terminals is expanding its business premises in Vlissingen by nearly 5 hectares. On Friday 17 May, the company and North Sea Port signed an additional leasehold contract to this end.
Volvo Car Ghent in North Sea Port will build the first fully electric Volvo
The Volvo factory in North Sea Port is the first factory that can build the fully electric Volvo XC40. The company has a new plant under construction where Volvos can be equipped with batteries assembled by Volvo.
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.
Automatic Identification System (AIS) compulsory for inland barges in entire North Sea Port area
From November 1, 2019, inland vessels must use the Automatic Identification System (AIS) in Terneuzen. From now on AIS is compulsory in the entire port area. This makes it easier for North Sea Port to follow all vessel movements from Flushing to Ghent, which will promote safety in the port area.