Volvo Car Ghent in North Sea Port will build the first fully electric Volvo
The Volvo factory in North Sea Port is the first factory that can build the fully electric Volvo XC40. The company has a new plant under construction where Volvos can be equipped with batteries assembled by Volvo.
North Sea Port to act as linchpin in pioneering study of cross-border cooperation
Flanders and the Netherlands intend to conduct a study within North Sea Port, aimed at the potential improvement of their cross-border cooperation. To that end, on Wednesday 8 May, Minister-President of Flanders Geert Bourgeois and Dutch State Secretary Raymond Knops launched an innovative project.
Citrosuco ship arrives in North Sea Port
On Monday 6 May, North Sea Port welcomed the vessel Citrus Vita Brasil belonging to Ghent-based fruit juice company Citrosuco.
Temporary channel eases passage through North Sea Port during construction of new Terneuzen lock
The temporary channel was officially opened on the morning of Monday 6 May, at which time the name was unveiled. The ‘Captain Rooibos channel’ is intended to conduct shipping traffic to and from the main channel between Ghent and Terneuzen.
VoltH2 signs cooperation agreement with North Sea Port for the development of a green hydrogen plant.
VoltH2 is preparing to build a green hydrogen plant in North Sea Port. To this end, it has signed a cooperation agreement for its construction in Vlissingen.
Multi-million-euro project transforms CO2 into green raw material in North Sea Port
GHENT – Ten private- and public-sector partners will at 12 pm on Wednesday 21 October mark the launch of the North-C-Methanol project. Together they will reduce annually the CO2 emissions by 140,000 tons.
Ørsted and Yara production of green ammonia to contribute to North Sea Port energy transition
Two North Sea Port major players are joining forces to develop a new renewable energy project. Ørsted and Yara want to produce green ammonia based on renewable hydrogen. Their project will lead to an annual reduction in CO2 emissions of 100,000 tons.