Corona - Also North Sea Port’s port community supports the social service sector: give a honk and hang a white cloth out on Wednesday, 1 April at 12 o’clock
North Sea Port calls on the port community to express its support for the health care providers in their battle against the Coronavirus. On Wednesday, 1 April at 12 o’clock horns will honk in and around the port area.
CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: actions and measures in North Sea Port - port still operational, impact on cargo transhipment, positive initiatives, cruises and Port House
North Sea Port is still fully operational in these coronavirus times. Thanks to various additional actions and measures, activities are continuing in a safe manner. The impact is being felt by individual businesses.
CORONA UPDATE: actions and measures in North Sea Port in relation to border work, ceased activities, cycling and seamen’s institutes
North Sea Port is still entirely operational, and a number of actions and measures mean that this is happening safely. Please find below an update concerning the measures taken for border work and activities in North Sea Port.
UPDATE - Coronavirus: actions and measures in North Sea Port to keep the port operational and combat coronavirus – 20 March 2020
North Sea Port is still fully operational. Various actions and measures are being taken to safely assure this.
Corona video message: CEO Daan Schalck heartens everyone at North Sea Port
Together. Smarter. That is North Sea Port’s baseline. More than ever, this motto applies in these times of the coronavirus.
North Sea Port measures to fight the spread of the Coronavirus
Both the Belgian and Dutch governments have announced measures that are necessary to fight the further spread of the Coronavirus. North Sea Port follows these measures. At the same time, North Sea Port wants to keep the port operational wherever this is possible and safe.
Volvo Cars opens new battery factory at the Ghent manufacturing site in North Sea Port
Volvo Cars officially unveiled an all-new battery factory at its Belgian manufacturing site in Ghent on Thursday 5th of March. The first fully electric vehicle, the XC40 Recharge P8, is to be built there later this year.
Possible EU subsidy for international CO2 storage cooperation
The European Union is prepared in principle to provide a subsidy for a project to store CO2 from industry in Antwerp, Ghent, Zeeland and Rotterdam beneath the North Sea.
North Sea Port vessels may now schedule lock passages in Terneuzen some months in advance
Regular North Sea Port vessels may now schedule their lockages in the Terneuzen lock some months in advance. This is the result of successful trials with four regular liner services in collaboration with the Dutch Rijkswaterstaat and the Flemish and Dutch pilotage services.
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.
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.
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.