DSV significantly expands activities in North Sea Port
DSV and North Sea Port will intensify their cooperation: DSV is planning the construction of new warehouses in Ghent at the North Sea port. DSV already has a logistics centre in Ghent for the storage and distribution of goods for the healthcare industry and chemical industry among others.
Cargo traffic at North Sea Port increases in Q1 2022 as well
The sea freight cargo traffic at North Sea Port increased by more than 6% during Q1 2022. The consequences of the pandemic are being steadily rolled back. The EU sanctions against Russia are also not yet being reflected in cargo traffic. Trade with Ukraine is also still being maintained.
North Sea Port goes all in for hydrogen: from biggest hydrogen hub in Benelux to European hydrogen hub
North Sea Port and industry face the massive challenge of making the transition from fossil fuels to sustainable fuels and raw materials. Hydrogen has a very important role to play in this regard. As the biggest hydrogen hub in the Benelux, the port is growing into a European player.
Infrabel invests heavily in rail development in North Sea Port
Belgian rail operator Infrabel and the federal government are to invest an additional €33.5 million in the Ghent part of North Sea Port in the coming years. A substantial number of new tracks and modifications will provide faster access to the terminals and better access to the European hinterland.
Major companies and NGOs call for greater cooperation between the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany: "Only by working across borders will we make green industry happen"
In an open letter, companies including North Sea Port, Bellona Europa, the Port of Rotterdam, Gasunie, Smart Delta Resources, ArcelorMittal, BASF Antwerp and Fluxys are calling on the Dutch, Belgian and German governments to work together more closely on making heavy industry climate-friendly.
North Sea Port to build new quay at Quarleshaven in Vlissingen
North Sea Port is building a new 800-metre-long quay at Quarleshaven in East Vlissingen. This will enable the firm Bulk Terminal Zeeland to expand its operations. Shipyard Reimerswaal’s quay will also be extended as a result.
North Sea Port aiming for full recovery in 2022
With nearly 69 million tons of seaborne cargo transhipped in 2021, North Sea Port grew 9% compared to the Covid year of 2020. Indeed, transhipment via inland navigation experienced a full recovery to nearly 60 million tons.
Volvo Car Gent extends electric drive in North Sea Port
The automotive cluster within North Sea Port is driving resolutely towards the future. Volvo Car Gent assembled more than 183,000 cars last year. One in six was an all-electric XC40 Recharge or C40 Recharge. In 2022 the car plant will continue to focus on electrification & climate-neutral production
ENGIE and Equinor investigate the possibility of producing low carbon hydrogen from natural gas in North Sea Port
The energy companies Engie and Equinor want to develop the production of low carbon hydrogen from natural gas with their H2BE project in Belgium. They are launching a feasibility study into the technical and economic suitability of a location in Ghent in North Sea Port.
Port Days 2023 at North Sea Port: experience the port from the inside on Saturday 6 May in Vlissingen and Terneuzen and on Sunday 7 May in Ghent
During the Port Days 2023, you can experience North Sea Port from the inside. You can visit the ports of Vlissingen and Terneuzen on Saturday 6 May and Ghent on Sunday 7 May. There is lots to do: visit some 80 companies, do virtual tours, demonstrations and boat tours.
North Sea Port brings sustainability onto the board with new executive Maarten den Dekker
On 1 June, Maarten den Dekker takes up his new position on the executive board of North Sea Port. As Chief Sustainability Officer, his responsibilities will include energy, climate and circularity.
Investment at juice producer AMC strengthens North Sea Port's role as European food port
With a massive investment in Vlissingen, AMC Natural Drinks Group has once again underlined the fact that North Sea Port is a hub of European stature for food products. The Spanish producer of fruit and vegetable juices has its largest packaging plant there and is now even more firmly anchored.