North Sea Port makes up for pandemic losses step by step in the first nine months
Over the first nine months of this year, the companies in North Sea Port recorded 51.3 million tons of seaborne cargo transhipment. That is 9% more than in the same period in 2020.
Neste and Ravago plan chemical recycling of plastic waste in North Sea Port
Neste and Ravago are planning a joint venture to build an industrial plant for chemical recycling of plastic waste at North Sea Port in Vlissingen. This initiative will contribute to the further development of the circular economy in the port.
New border control post for animal products in North Sea Port: inspection of container shipments from outside EU now available in Ghent
From now on, Customs and the Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain can also check packaged animal products from outside the European Union in Ghent. North Sea Port has built a border control post for these products, transported in containers.
North Sea Port, Zeeland Regional Safety Board and Central Fire Response Zone join forces for cross-border incident response in the port area
Zeeland Regional Safety Board, Central Fire Response Zone (Ghent and surrounding area) and North Sea Port are joining forces to enhance cross-border cooperation when tackling incidents in the port area. They have signed a cooperation agreement to this end.
Volvo Car Gent produces second electric model at North Sea Port
Volvo Car has started production of a second all-electric model at its factory in Ghent. As such, the carmaker is further consolidating its presence in North Sea Port, which is good news in terms of employment and added value.
Federal Minister for Mobility Gilkinet visits North Sea Port: port signs cooperation agreement with Infrabel to increase rail transport by half
Shifting goods transport in and around the port from road to rail – that is what Infrabel and North Sea Port will be working intensively to achieve in the coming years. The aim is to increase the volume of rail traffic by half.
North Sea Port throws its weight behind sustainable energy supplies in the Flemish ports and beyond with Flux50
The Flemish ports have a pioneering role to play in the development of a sustainable and affordable energy supply. The Flemish energy cluster Flux50 wants to promote their further development as international energy hubs. North Sea Port is working hard to make that happen.
ArcelorMittal signs letter of intent with Belgian and Flemish governments: €1.1 billion investment in carbon-neutral technologies at Ghent plant in North Sea Port
ArcelorMittal Belgium will reduce CO2 emissions by 3.9 million tons per year by 2030. To this end, it is building a direct reduced iron (DRI) plant with a capacity of 2.5 million tons and two electric furnaces at its site in Ghent.
Gasunie and North Sea Port join forces for Zeeland hydrogen network
Gasunie and North Sea Port have signed an agreement to develop a regional transport network for hydrogen in Zeeland.
North Sea Port and Port of Gothenburg establishes Green Corridor to reduce emissions
The services between the Port of Gothenburg and North Sea Port (Ghent) have been a key route for Swedish and Belgian industry and food supplies. The route will become a green corridor, as the port authorities have come together, aiming toward using alternative fuels for seagoing vessels by 2025.
JuiSea Shipping launches liner service for orange juice from North Sea Port to United Kingdom
From now on, JuiSea Shipping will operate a regular shipping service from Ghent in North Sea Port for the export of orange juice to the United Kingdom. North Sea Port thus manages to strengthen its position as a foodport.
North Sea Port sees cargo traffic go up by over 9% during first nine months
During the first nine months of this year, the North Sea Port companies recorded transhipment of goods by sea of nearly 57 million tonnes. This is a 9.3% increase. Transhipment of dry bulk, general cargo, ro-ro and liquid bulk all improved significantly.