Companies and government demand large-scale green 1 GW hydrogen plant in Delta region
Companies, including North Sea Port and local authorities, want the Delta region to have a 1 GW green hydrogen plant by 2030. The parties will endorse this with a statement on 25 November.
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.
Inland shipping vessels in Terneuzen lock have to notify North Sea Port before entering Canal
From 1 November 2019, inland shipping vessels that wish to sail up the Ghent-Terneuzen Canal via the lock in Terneuzen are required to submit notification to North Sea Port. This will both simplify services and increase security. Rijkswaterstaat was previously responsible for this task.
Liner services online
North Sea Port as a multimodal deep-sea port provides a large number of liner services to ports in Europe or elsewhere. These liner services can now be accessed online.
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.
Twelve new rail destinations for more efficient North Sea Port connections to the European hinterland
North Sea Port and Lineas are joining forces to increase efficiency with 12 new rail connections to the European hinterland. This is a significant expansion of the volume of rail transport from the port.
Recommendations for pipeline infrastructure in North Sea Port to realise climate ambitions
Large quantities of green hydrogen, sustainable electricity and the replacement or construction of a substantial number of pipelines in North Sea Port are the main recommendations of the CUST (Clean Underground Sustainable Transport) project.
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 starts testing more reliable lockage planning for scheduled services in the Terneuzen lock
North Sea Port is investigating whether shipping services can plan lockages in the Terneuzen lock further in the future. In cooperation with Dutch Rijkswaterstaat and the Flemish and Dutch pilotage, it will start testing lockage planning on Wednesday 18 September 2019.
Evolution Terminals to develop new liquid bulk storage Terminal and Jetty in North Sea Port
Evolution Terminals B.V. has signed a long lease agreement with North Sea Port for exclusive use of 143,132 m2 of prime industrial land in Vlissingen in North Sea Port for the construction and operation of a new liquid bulk storage terminal and jetty.
WDP builds multimodal mega-distribution centre in North Sea Port
The multimodal logistics park WDPort of Ghent in North Sea Port is to be expanded with the addition of a mega-distribution centre covering 150,000 m². The move underlines North Sea Port’s commitment to logistics activities and sustainable transport.
Volvo Cars, DFDS and Lineas deliver faster and more sustainable transport thanks to new train terminal in North Sea Port
From now on, cars from Volvo Cars in Ghent will get to their final destinations faster and more sustainably. At a new train terminal near Mercatordok in North Sea Port, cars are loaded onto and off ships and onto and off trains.