Smart Delta Resources launches project to substantially reduce CO2 emissions in Scheldt-Delta region.
A cross-border consortium of companies under the umbrella name Smart Delta Resources is taking the first step towards drastically reducing CO2 emissions in the North Sea Port area (Ghent, Terneuzen, Vlissingen).
Verbrugge Terminals starts new scheduled service between Sweden and North Sea Port
The new weekly service between Sweden and Terneuzen will dock at Verbrugge Terminals in Terneuzen every Saturday. The ro-ro ships transport paper, trailers, containers and project cargo. A boost for North Sea Port in these coronavirus times.
First Ørsted turbines on their way to Borssele 1&2 wind farm off Zeelandic coast
The Danish company Ørsted, operating from Vlissingen in North Sea Port, is taking the first turbines to the Borssele 1&2 wind farm in the North Sea. They will be installed in the week of 13 April.
North Sea Port sees decline in cargo transhipment in first quarter
At 16.7 million tonnes, North Sea Port recorded 6.6% less maritime cargo transhipment in the first quarter of 2020 than in the same period last year. The impact of the coronavirus was still limited in those first three months of the year.
Corona - Also North Sea Port’s port community supports the social service sector: give a honk and hang a white cloth out on Wednesday, 1 April at 12 o’clock
North Sea Port calls on the port community to express its support for the health care providers in their battle against the Coronavirus. On Wednesday, 1 April at 12 o’clock horns will honk in and around the port area.
CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: actions and measures in North Sea Port - port still operational, impact on cargo transhipment, positive initiatives, cruises and Port House
North Sea Port is still fully operational in these coronavirus times. Thanks to various additional actions and measures, activities are continuing in a safe manner. The impact is being felt by individual businesses.
CORONA UPDATE: actions and measures in North Sea Port in relation to border work, ceased activities, cycling and seamen’s institutes
North Sea Port is still entirely operational, and a number of actions and measures mean that this is happening safely. Please find below an update concerning the measures taken for border work and activities in North Sea Port.
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.
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.
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.