Solar panel logistics finds home at Verbrugge International in North Sea Port
Logistics service provider Slavenburg & Huyser is moving into a 50,000 m² European distribution centre for the distribution of solar panels at Verbrugge International in Vlissingen. For North Sea Port, this adds another string to its bow as an energy port and inland navigation hub.
Yara at North Sea Port sets milestone for transport and storage of CO2
Yara has reached an agreement to store CO2 from its Sluiskil fertilizer plant in the North Sea Port area under the seabed off the coast of Norway. This is the world's first-ever agreement for cross-border transportation and storage of the greenhouse gas.
Watch Onze Haven (Our Port): North Sea Port sets its sights on the circular economy
Waste that becomes raw materials: working with all stakeholders towards a fully circular economy is a key focus area of our port. Our goal is to have eliminated our fossil fuel use by 2050, and we want to help all the companies in our port to achieve it, too.
Resumption of grain and seed shipments from Ukraine to Euro-Silo at North Sea Port
After months of blockades, on Friday 9 September a grain ship from the Ukraine arrived at North Sea Port. The vessel moored at Euro-Silo at Sifferdok in Ghent.
Watch Onze Haven (Our Port): North Sea Port invests in a sustainable future
A central location and multimodal connections with all of Europe make North Sea Port popular, not only with the existing companies wishing to expand, but with international investors from new companies as well.
Fluxys, ArcelorMittal Belgium and North Sea Port move forward to foster decarbonisation in Belgium
Fluxys, ArcelorMittal Belgium and North Sea Port have started a feasibility study for the Ghent Carbon Hub project, an open-access CO2 storage and liquefaction hub in the Ghent part of North Sea Port.
General announcement 'Local Port Services' Vlissingen/Borsele
The Harbourmaster of North Sea Port announces that as of 8 August 2022, services in the ports of Vlissingen and Borsele will be changing. From that point on, information will be provided as described in this document, based on IALA Guideline G1142, Local Port Services.
Major solar roof project at Verbrugge in Vlissingen in North Sea Port
One of the worlds' largest solar roof projects was recently completed for Verbrugge Terminals in North Sea Port. It has the capacity to generate more than 25 million KWh of solar power annually, equivalent to the consumption of about 9,000 households. It will reduce CO2 emissions by 15,000 tons.
Watch Onze Haven (Our Port): North Sea Port is actively promoting a mix of nature and industry
The port area of North Sea Port is home not only to industry, but also to nature. The port authority is explicitly committed to creating green areas on land that has not yet been allocated. The companies themselves are also working on this.
Construction of parts for worlds first energy island: North Sea Port supports energy transition in Belgium
Construction of the Belgian energy island will start early next year. North Sea Minister Vincent Van Quickenborne has approved the relevant environmental permit. The concrete foundations will be build in Vlissingen.
DSV further expands its health cluster in North Sea Port with new sustainable warehouse
DSV is starting the construction of a new 110,000 m² warehouse at Ghent's Kluizendok. The highlights: 350 additional jobs, a sustainable warehouse, just about the most attractive workplace in the Ghent logistics sector, perfect temperature control and automated solutions.
North Sea Port wins European ESPO Award for nature restoration
North Sea Port has won the annual award presented by the European sea ports association ESPO. North Sea Port was recognised for constructing buffer zones in the Canal Zone and nature restoration in the Moervaart Valley. By these means, the port is enhancing quality of life for local residents.