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 2021, even...

August 18, 2021
Total Views: 364

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 today, mobile medical teams will have the ability to...

July 26, 2021
Total Views: 994

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 and Zeebrugge announced today that they will formally merge.  Talks between the...

February 12, 2021
Total Views: 2757


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 year to...

February 12, 2021
Total Views: 1401

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
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 hubs, Rotterdam and Antwerp, in...

July 29, 2020
Total Views: 31

Thursday, June 25, 2020
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 tested positive for...

June 25, 2020
Total Views: 22

Monday, December 9, 2019
Maritime News

Incident Video: APL Containership Collapses Crane at Port of Antwerp

A giant ship-to-shore container crane at the Port of Antwerp collapsed Monday after it was struck by a containership in heavy weather. The accident took place Monday afternoon shortly after...

December 9, 2019
Total Views: 230

Monday, March 11, 2019

Watch: Strong Winds Topple Containers at Port of Antwerp

Check out this video filmed Sunday at the Port of Antwerp as strong winds pummeled the area. According to the uploader, the port experienced hurricane-force winds gusts or more than...

March 11, 2019
Total Views: 220

Monday, May 14, 2018
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Maritime News

Port of Antwerp Exploring Carbon Capture to Help Fight Climate Change

The Port of Antwerp is looking into the possibility of using carbon capture as one way of helping fight against climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions at Europe’s second...

May 14, 2018
Total Views: 29

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
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Maritime News

Belgian Port on the Front Line Has Brexit Britain in Its Sights

By Dara Doyle (Bloomberg) — At Antwerp’s sprawling port, the ripples from Brexit are already apparent. The Belgian port saw trade with the U.K. drop 5 percent in 2017, the...

April 3, 2018
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Oil Tanker Grounds on Scheldt River After Run-In with Bulk Carrier

A 188-meter oil tanker ran aground on the Western Scheldt while departing the Port of Antwerp on Wednesday following a close encounter with a bulk carrier, according to reports. The...

September 20, 2017
Total Views: 35

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Car Carrier Catches Fire at Antwerp Dock

A serious fire broke out overnight in the cargo area of a pure car and truck carrier docked at the Port of Antwerp.  According to reports the fire erupted just...

October 20, 2016
Total Views: 47

Friday, September 23, 2016
Maritime News

Port of Antwerp Opens Awe-Inspiring New Headquarters -PHOTOS

By Marilyn Haigh ANTWERP, Belgium, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Europe’s second-biggest port has cut a distinct new shape into its skyline. Architect Zaha Hadid’s Antwerp Port House, officially opened this...

September 23, 2016
Total Views: 50

Friday, July 8, 2016
Maritime News

EU to Investigate Tax Exemptions for Belgian, French Ports

BRUSSELS, July 8 (Reuters) – The European Commission opened on Friday two investigations into whether tax exemptions for Belgian and French ports breach EU state aid rules. In France, the...

July 8, 2016
Total Views: 2

Friday, February 26, 2016
Maritime News

Explosion Rocks Waste Plant at Port of Antwerp

A tank at an industrial waste management plant exploded at the port of Antwerp in northern Belgium on Friday, with authorities telling nearby residents to shut their doors and windows...

February 26, 2016
Total Views: 4

Friday, January 15, 2016

EU Opens Investigation into Port of Antwerp Container Terminal Operators

BRUSSELS, Jan 15 (Reuters) – The European Commission said on Friday it had opened an in-depth investigation into alleged state aid to two container terminal operators in Europe’s second busiest...

January 15, 2016
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Maritime News

First LNG Bunkering of a Ship in Port of Antwerp

  The Port of Antwerp has successfully completed its first truck-to-ship liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering operation on a seagoing vessel, the port announced this week. The Sefarina, operated by...

September 16, 2015
Total Views: 3

Monday, April 27, 2015

New World’s Largest Lock at Port of Antwerp Being Filled With Water

About 1 and a half million cubic meters of water is now being pumped into the new Deurganck dock lock at the Port of Antwerp, which is set to become the...

April 27, 2015
Total Views: 27

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Three Dockworkers Killed While Unloading Coal at Port of Antwerp

Three dockworkers were killed last Saturday at the Port of Antwerp after unloading coal from an open hatch cargo ship. The three workers were reported to have suffocated when they entered...

April 16, 2015
Total Views: 53

Friday, December 12, 2014
Maritime News

Grounded Containership Blocks Port of Antwerp

Traffic for large ships heading towards the Belgian port of Antwerp was temporarily blocked on Friday after a giant container ship ran aground outside the Dutch port of Terneuzen downstream from the Belgian harbour, emergency services said.

December 12, 2014
Total Views: 6