First pile driven at North Sea Port for maintenance base for wind farm builder Ørsted – watch the video (Dutch)
On Tuesday 11 December 2018, Ørsted drove the first pile for its wind farm maintenance base at Vlissingen, part of North Sea Port.
Aerial view of North Sea Port: from the North Sea till Ghent
Have you ever seen North Sea Port from the air? Come and fly along in 45 seconds over the 60 kilometres long port area from the North Sea, via Vlissingen and Terneuzen, over the Ghent-Terneuzen Canal till the city centre of Ghent.
2019 port tariff increases at North Sea Port stay below inflation level
Ships that make use of North Sea Port have to pay certain tariffs for this. For 2019, these port dues undergo a limited increase that is about 25% below the expected inflation.
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 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.
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.