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.
Thanks to innovative new sorting line, Ghent-based waste management company Veolia now recycles one-third more industrial waste in North Sea Port
On Thursday 27 October, Veolia opened a new sorting line in the Ghent section of North Sea Port. This line will ensure that up to 35% of the incoming bulk industrial waste is recycled into new raw materials. As a result, some 21,000 tons of waste will be put to new use each year.
Volvo Trucks to build battery modules for battery packs in North Sea Port from 2025
In 2025, Volvo Trucks will start building battery modules for battery packs for its electric trucks in Ghent. This represents an investment of €75 million. After the summer of 2023, the production of electric trucks will also start at the Ghent facility.
Field test leads to launch of first Green Hydrogen certificates in Europe
The issue of green Guarantees of Origin for hydrogen in the Netherlands has started as of October 2022. Netherlands is the first country in Europe with such a system.
Watch Onze Haven (Our Port): North Sea Port is investing heavily in renewable energy
If you drive through the port area, you'll spot windmills and solar panels everywhere. After all, at North Sea Port, the energy transition is well underway. On the industrial estates, too, major investments are being made in green energy.
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.
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.
Zoutman to build the world's most advanced salt tower at North Sea Port
Zoutman is to erect the world's tallest and most modern production tower for sea salt at its Ghent Kluizendok site in North Sea Port. The 30 million euro investment features high sustainability as well as creating 40 new jobs and enhancing the port's position as a food port.
Vopak prepares for import of green ammonia in North Sea Port
In response to the growing demand for sustainable raw materials and energy, preparations are currently being made at Vopak Terminal Vlissingen for the storage of green ammonia.
Reduced cargo transhipment for North Sea Port in 2023 due to changing geopolitics and the European economy
In 2023, companies based in North Sea Port recorded a volume of 65.9 million tons of seaborne cargo throughput. That is a fall of 11%, or 7.8 million tons of goods, compared to the record year 2022. For inland waterway transhipment, the impact remained more limited.
North Sea Port secures 106,000 jobs
When the merger began on 1 January 2018, North Sea Port accounted for 96,750 direct and indirect jobs. Six years later, the tally stands at 105,912, rounded up to 106,000. Value added has also increased.