North Sea Port: Developing All Weather Terminal in Ghent

Image source: North Sea Port

ArcelorMittal Gent, Participatiemaatschappij Vlaanderen, Euroports and North Sea Port are working together on the realization of the very first covered loading quay in Ghent at North Sea Port – the All Weather Terminal.

The new terminal, worth more than EUR50 million, is being built next to the existing general cargo quay of ArcelorMittal Gent at the Ghent-Terneuzen Canal.

According to an official North Sea Port’s announcement, the covered quay wall will be 200 meters long and the dock will be 25 meters wide. The terminal will rise some 30 meters above the water level.

Vessels having a carrying capacity up to 10,000 tons will be able to moor at the new quay.

For Euroports – with 26 terminals of its own in Europe – this is a significant addition and extension of its services to the steel and metal industry, the announcement stated.

Ready by mid-2020

The new All Weather Terminal will be owned by AWT GENT NV that was founded by PMV and EPICo. AWT GENT will take care of the design, construction, financing, maintenance and operation of the terminal.

North Sea Port conceded the land for the construction of the terminal to AWT GENT NV and will also dredge the berths. Stadsbader, a contractor for infrastructure works and big industrial projects, will take care of the construction and maintenance of the terminal.

The signing of the contract took place in the middle of June, the environmental permit is now being prepared and was applied for with the intention to start the construction by the end of 2018.

It is expected that the All Weather Terminal will be operational by mid-2020.

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today


<< Feb 2020 >>
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 1

3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews ( holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee:

read more >


Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below....


Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...


Dredging jobs in Abu Dhabi at NMDC

National Marine Dredging Company “NMDC” aims to be the largest dredging player in the Arab’s Gulf region...