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Wednesday, July 27, 2022

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: 1032

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

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: 1336

Friday, April 29, 2022

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: 1125

Thursday, April 28, 2022

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: 2615

Saturday, January 15, 2022

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: 2556

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: 414

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: 1012

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: 2902


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: 1434

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

July 29, 2020
Total Views: 40

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

June 25, 2020
Total Views: 38

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

December 9, 2019
Total Views: 363

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

March 11, 2019
Total Views: 466

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

May 14, 2018
Total Views: 61

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

April 3, 2018
Total Views: 14

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,

September 20, 2017
Total Views: 64

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

October 20, 2016
Total Views: 95

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

September 23, 2016
Total Views: 95

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

July 8, 2016
Total Views: 4

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

February 26, 2016
Total Views: 6