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Friday, June 7, 2024
Port of Antwerp-Brugges container terminal
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Bunker Spill Closes Antwerp Dock and Lock

Authorities at the port of Antwerp have closed a dock and are using drones to monitor the fallout from an oil spill that occurred while a ship was

June 7, 2024
Total Views: 1332

Thursday, May 16, 2024
The world's first methanol-powered tug, Methatug. Photo courtesy Port of Antwerp-Bruges
Environment

Port of Antwerp-Bruges Unveils World’s First Methanol-Powered Tugboat

The Port of Antwerp-Bruges has unveiled the world’s first methanol-powered tugboat, the Methatug, as part of its goal to become climate-neutral by 2050.

May 16, 2024
Total Views: 441

Tuesday, May 14, 2024
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Shipping

Cocaine Superhighway Brings Drugs and Violence to Europe

By Max Ramsay, Lyubov Pronina and Cagan Koc (Bloomberg) — On a chilly night in March, harbor police at Belgium’s Antwerp port nabbed three youths

May 14, 2024
Total Views: 2321

Thursday, May 2, 2024
Port of Antwerp Plans Namibia Hydrogen Harbor
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Port of Antwerp Plans Namibia Hydrogen Harbor

(Bloomberg) — Port of Antwerp Bruges plans to develop a €250 million ($267 million) hydrogen and ammonia storage and export facility at the Namibian

May 2, 2024
Total Views: 1163

Tuesday, February 13, 2024
FILE PHOTO: Containers are seen stacked up on the container ship CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin at the port of Antwerp, Belgium September 23, 2022. REUTERS/Yves Herman//File Photo
Ports

Port of Antwerp Disrupted by Belgian Farmers’ Protests

BRUSSELS, Feb 13 (Reuters) – Operations at the port of Antwerp, one of Europe’s biggest container ports, were seriously impacted on Tuesday as

February 13, 2024
Total Views: 1367

Tuesday, December 12, 2023
The Hydrotug 1 at sea trials. Photo courtesy CMB.TECH
Environment

World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Tug Launched in Antwerp

The Port of Antwerp-Bruges and Belgian shipping and cleantech group CMB.TECH have successfully launched the world’s first hydrogen-powered tugboat, the

December 12, 2023
Total Views: 2666

Saturday, July 29, 2023
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Europe Faces ‘Difficult Decade’ Against US, China, Port CEO Says

By Jorge Valero Jul 29, 2023 (Bloomberg) — Europe’s car and chemical makers are at risk of losing competitiveness to China and the US as both

July 29, 2023
Total Views: 2173

Thursday, April 6, 2023
A containership arrives at the Port of Rotterdam
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Europol Reveals How Organized Crime Infiltrates Major European Ports

Joint analysis report reveals how criminal networks exploit misappropriated container reference codes to smuggle drugs and illegal goods into the EU. Europol

April 6, 2023
Total Views: 1994

Sunday, March 26, 2023
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Shipping

Russia-Bound Containers Stuck At Antwerp Port For Over A Year

By Mohi Narayan and Neha Arora NEW DELHI, March 24 (Reuters) – Five Russia-bound containers from India’s Jindal Stainless Ltd

March 26, 2023
Total Views: 2256

Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Port of Rotterdam. Photo Credit: Aerovista Luchtfotografie / Shutterstock.com
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Carriers Urged to Stick to Schedule as North Europe Port Volumes Fall

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The two biggest North European hub ports, Rotterdam and Antwerp-Bruges, handled fewer containers in the first half of

July 27, 2022
Total Views: 1059

Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Port of Rotterdam. Photo Credit: Aerovista Luchtfotografie / Shutterstock.com
Shipping

North Europe Container Ports at Capacity Ahead of Peak Season

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – With a wave of import containers expected from Shanghai’s reopening and peak season just around the corner, North

June 1, 2022
Total Views: 1377

Friday, April 29, 2022
Belgian Ports of Antwerp and Zeebruge Officially Combine
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Belgian Ports of Antwerp and Zeebruge Officially Combine

The Belgian ports of Antwerp and Zeebruge have officially combined, creating Europe’s largest export port. The two cities signed the shareholders’

April 29, 2022
Total Views: 1231

Thursday, April 28, 2022
Port of Antwerp Adapting to Loss of Russian Shipping Volumes, CEO Says
Shipping

Port of Antwerp Adapting to Loss of Russian Shipping Volumes, CEO Says

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, April 28 (Reuters) – The Port of Antwerp is adapting to losing shipping trade with Russia and its merger with the

April 28, 2022
Total Views: 2642

Saturday, January 15, 2022
Port of Antwerp Sees A Rise In Container Ship Traffic In January
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Port of Antwerp Sees A Rise In Container Ship Traffic In January

By Kevin Varley (Bloomberg)–Port congestion was rising in Western Europe early Friday as the combined anchorage areas for Antwerp-Zeebrugge saw the

January 15, 2022
Total Views: 2586

Wednesday, August 18, 2021
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Port of Antwerp Sees Volume Growth Despite Pandemic Disruption

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Aug 18 (Reuters) – The Port of Antwerp recorded a year-on-year rise in the volume of cargo handled for the first seven months of

August 18, 2021
Total Views: 421

Monday, July 26, 2021
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Belgium Expands Vaccination Campaign to All Seafarers

The government of Belgium has expanded its seafarer vaccination campaign to include all seafarers visiting Belgian ports, regardless of nationality. Starting

July 26, 2021
Total Views: 1018

Friday, February 12, 2021
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Combined Antwerp and Zeebrugge Port to Rival Rotterdam

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – A new superport is set to be created in north-west Europe after the Belgian ports of Antwerp

February 12, 2021
Total Views: 2976

Ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge Agree to Merge
Shipping

Ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge Agree to Merge

The ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge have reached an agreement to join forces through the merger of the two ports. The unification is expected to take about a

February 12, 2021
Total Views: 1446

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Pandemic Leads to Mixed Results for North Europe’s Top Container Hubs
Maritime News

Pandemic Leads to Mixed Results for North Europe’s Top Container Hubs

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Blanked sailings and network changes resulted in a mixed bag of throughput results at North Europe’s top two container

July 29, 2020
Total Views: 42

Thursday, June 25, 2020
Tanker Quarantined in Antwerp with COVID-19 Outbreak Onboard
Maritime News

Tanker Quarantined in Antwerp with COVID-19 Outbreak Onboard

June 25 (Reuters) – The Belgian port of Antwerp has quarantined a Maltese-flagged oil tanker until at least July 4 after more than half of its crew

June 25, 2020
Total Views: 47
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