Gutami Holding commences construction of Zeeland’s largest solar farm at Valuepark Terneuzen site in North Sea Port
Gutami Holding is commencing the construction of a 60MW solar farm at Valuepark Terneuzen that will generate solar power for over 14,000 households. In this way, Dow and North Sea Port are supporting efforts to increase the sustainability of Zeeland's energy supply.
European environmental certificate highlights North Sea Port’s ambition
On Wednesday 26 May, North Sea Port was presented with the PERS certificate by the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO). This means North Sea Port joins a select club of ports entitled to carry the label for sustainable environmental management.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Construction of new quay at Quarleshaven in Vlissingen underway
On Thursday 5 May, the first spade went into the ground for the new 800-metre-long quay at Quarleshaven in East Vlissingen. With this €40 million investment, North Sea Port is improving access to the Sloe area.
Gasunie and Fluxys join forces to link Dutch and Belgian hydrogen networks in North Sea Port
Within about four years, hydrogen will be flowing between the two countries through a pipeline in the cross-border North Sea Port area. Gasunie, Fluxys and the port are joining forces to connect the Dutch and Belgian hydrogen networks in the port area.
Volvo Trucks Ghent starts production of battery packs for electric HGVs in North Sea Port
Volvo Trucks is entering a new era after the summer, when the manufacturer will start producing battery packs for electric HGVs at its assembly plant in Ghent. This will create 50 jobs and further anchor an important industrial activity within North Sea Port.