North Sea Port: Brexit also offers opportunities
North Sea Port is bracing for Britain's exit from the European Union at the end of this month. Together with many partners, North Sea Port has paved the way for companies in the port to make the transition as smooth as possible.
Evolution Terminals to develop new liquid bulk storage Terminal and Jetty in North Sea Port
Evolution Terminals B.V. has signed a long lease agreement with North Sea Port for exclusive use of 143,132 m2 of prime industrial land in Vlissingen in North Sea Port for the construction and operation of a new liquid bulk storage terminal and jetty.
WDP builds multimodal mega-distribution centre in North Sea Port
The multimodal logistics park WDPort of Ghent in North Sea Port is to be expanded with the addition of a mega-distribution centre covering 150,000 m². The move underlines North Sea Port’s commitment to logistics activities and sustainable transport.
North Sea Port provides operating base for Ørsted: largest offshore wind farm in the Netherlands is ready
Ørsted has completed the construction of its offshore wind farm Borssele 1&2, the largest in the Netherlands. The Danish group is monitoring the entire project from its base in Vlissingen in North Sea Port.
Pay port dues once for the whole of North Sea Port from now on
From 1 January 2021, seagoing vessels mooring at North Sea Port will pay a single tariff for the entire cross-border port area. Those who bring more cargo to the port and are sustainable will be rewarded further. The tariffs will not be indexed in 2021 and 2022.
Volvo Cars, DFDS and Lineas deliver faster and more sustainable transport thanks to new train terminal in North Sea Port
From now on, cars from Volvo Cars in Ghent will get to their final destinations faster and more sustainably. At a new train terminal near Mercatordok in North Sea Port, cars are loaded onto and off ships and onto and off trains.
Cargill expands biodiesel production in North Sea Port with ground-breaking project
North Sea Port attracts more green investment. Cargill is pumping more than 125 million euros into the construction of a new factory at its Ghent site. It will use innovative technology to produce biodiesel from waste and residues. This represents a first in Europe.
Multi-million-euro project transforms CO2 into green raw material in North Sea Port
GHENT – Ten private- and public-sector partners will at 12 pm on Wednesday 21 October mark the launch of the North-C-Methanol project. Together they will reduce annually the CO2 emissions by 140,000 tons.
North Sea Port feels reduced impact of Covid-19 crisis month by month
Over the first nine months of this year, the companies in North Sea Port recorded seaborne cargo transhipment of 47.1 million tonnes. This is 12.8% less than in the same period in 2019. The impact caused by the Covid-19 crisis on the transhipment of cargo has lessened as the months have gone by.
ENGIE and Equinor investigate the possibility of producing low carbon hydrogen from natural gas in North Sea Port
The energy companies Engie and Equinor want to develop the production of low carbon hydrogen from natural gas with their H2BE project in Belgium. They are launching a feasibility study into the technical and economic suitability of a location in Ghent in North Sea Port.
North Sea Port aiming for full recovery in 2022
With nearly 69 million tons of seaborne cargo transhipped in 2021, North Sea Port grew 9% compared to the Covid year of 2020. Indeed, transhipment via inland navigation experienced a full recovery to nearly 60 million tons.
Volvo Car Gent extends electric drive in North Sea Port
The automotive cluster within North Sea Port is driving resolutely towards the future. Volvo Car Gent assembled more than 183,000 cars last year. One in six was an all-electric XC40 Recharge or C40 Recharge. In 2022 the car plant will continue to focus on electrification & climate-neutral production