Het Havenhuis and North Sea Port exhibition in Ghent open to the public again from October 1st
Het Havenhuis (the port house) in Ghent will reopen to the public from 1st of October. After being closed for a year and a half, visitors will again be able to visit this beautiful historic building with a guide or drop by to see the North Sea Port exhibition.
Energy-saving investments clear the way for shore-based power
For inland shipping captains who invest in energy-saving measures, shore-based power is becoming an alternative to the traditional onboard diesel generator. This is the conclusion of 26 energy scans conducted on inland vessels.
Gadot Belgium and DFDS to move containers by water in North Sea Port from now on
Within North Sea Port, more and more containers are shifting from road to water. Gadot Belgium will in future also be relying on inland navigation for the transport of its containers from Ghent to Antwerp. To this end, the chemical company is working closely with its neighbour DFDS.
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Cargo transhipment in North Sea Port rises in the first half of the year
North Sea Port recorded transhipment figures for seaborne cargo of 34 million tonnes in the first six months of 2021, an increase of 5.1%. This represents a partial recovery.
North Sea Port has strong ambitions to develop further as a European port
North Sea Port Authority has presented its strategic plan 'Connect 2025' to its shareholders. With eight strategic programmes, the cross-border port authority continues to build its position as a European port.
Sensors reveal water quality of Gent-Terneuzen Sea Canal in real time
There would be no port without water. The better the condition of that water, the better the port fares. The 'Internet of Water' project is now also monitoring the water quality in the Ghent-Terneuzen canal. This is very important for North Sea Port for several reasons.
Air Liquide can help strengthen hydrogen cluster in North Sea Port
Air Liquide is competing for a grant from the European Innovation Fund for a project to build a 200 MW electrolyser in Terneuzen. The investment would further strengthen the hydrogen cluster in North Sea Port.
New Lineas railway line brings North Sea Port a little closer to Italy
Rail carrier Lineas is launching a new direct freight service between Ghent and Milan. This will give North Sea Port an additional connection with Italy. Companies in the port area will then be able to choose a more sustainable solution for their shipments.
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.