Innovative partnership ArcelorMittal and Dow for CO2 reduction in North Sea Port
ArcelorMittal and Dow Benelux will start trials with a new pilot installation that will separate carbon dioxide (CO2) and carbon monoxide (CO) from the gases resulting from steel production. The installation is located at the ArcelorMittal company site in the North Sea Port in Ghent.
North Sea Port takes further steps towards realising shore-side power for inland waterway shipping
North Sea Port provides shore-side power for inland waterway vessels. With the addition of two new shore-based power units in Ghent, shore-side power is now available in Terneuzen and Ghent. North Sea Port is thereby taking further steps to improve air quality in the port.
Impressive new port crane ArcelorMittal sails into North Sea Port
ArcelorMittal Belgium invested 13.3 million euros in two new customised port cranes. The biggest of the two cranes, which has a maximum height of no less than 85 metres, sailed passed the Lock of Terneuzen on Wednesday 27 February.
Inland shipping between Rotterdam and North Sea Port on the rise
Every year, some 15,000 containers are transported directly between Rotterdam, Vlissingen, Terneuzen and Ghent via a regular inland shipping service.
Chiquita's new container ship pays its first visit to Kloosterboer in North Sea Port
On Monday 18 February, the first new container ship with a cargo of Chiquita bananas moored at Kloosterboer in North Sea Port. Kloosterboer thus remains the European partner for the import of Chiquita bananas.
First ship viaVerbrugge Terminals’ new permanent shipping line with South America docks in North Sea Port
On Monday 21 January 2019, the ship Balao docked at Verbrugge Terminals in Vlissingen, in North Sea Port, carrying a cargo of fruit. This was the first ship to arrive as part of this logistical service provider's first permanent intercontinental shipping line.
The Green Bay buys land to build huge green data centre in North Sea Port
In North Sea Port, in the municipality of Borssele, The Green Bay is developing one of the largest green data centres in Europe. On 18 January 2019, North Sea Port and The Green Bay signed a contract for the sale of four hectares of land.
North Sea Port monitoring the Brexit closely
After postponing Brexit again until January 31st , it is still unclear what the consequences will be. North Sea Port is keeping a close eye on developments in order to anticipate how the situation will evolve and refer businesses to the proper channels.
Businesses boost North Sea Port to new record year with over 70 million tons of transshipped goods
For the second time in a row, North Sea Port has enjoyed a record year. The businesses in the port recorded transshipment of goods via sea-going vessel in the amount of 70.3 million tons: an increase of 5.5%. The growth took place in nearly all segments.
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.