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  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Analysis of the number of vessels calling at the port of Antwerp in the first half of 2013 reveals a significant increase in the number of large ships. The deepening of the Scheldt in combination with optimised chain operation – in which shipping movements are managed as part of a continuous chain from open sea […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the trade mission to India a collaboration agreement was signed between Antwerp Port Authority and the Madras Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MCCI), and Princess Astrid of Belgium opened the exhibition of 17th-century baroque art in Mumbai. A delegation from the Antwerp port community headed by HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium visited India from […]

  • 7 September 2011

    The ports of Liège and Antwerp have decided to collaborate more closely with each other. Since 2006 the two port authorities have worked together in an economic collaboration association to market the Trilogiport multimodal platform in Liège. The two parties now seek to collaborate even more closely in the fields of intermodal transport, ICT facilities […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    To accelerate ‘the Harbour of Tilings’ in Antwerp and build connections with start-ups, DEME and PortXL have agreed on a partnership. Commenting the latest news, Cees-Willem Koorneef from PortXL Antwerp, said: “After this Summer, we wall start to scout and select relevant maritime, logistics and chemical start-ups for our Antwerp program.” “PortXL will then match […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The port of Antwerp and the port of Nagoya have renewed their collaboration agreement. The agreement expands on the treaty of friendship that was first signed 25 years ago. The formal signing of the renewed twinning agreement was held on 28th August during a ceremony on the construction site for the new Deurganckdocklock, giving access […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Antwerp Port Authority and Panama Canal Authority (ACP) have reconfirmed their collaboration agreement. The purpose of the agreement is to promote trade between the port of Antwerp and the West Coast of South America via the Panama Canal. In view of the positive evaluation of the first agreement, made in 2010, the new agreement will […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Business development

    The Flemish government, Port of Antwerp and contractor SeReAnt (a partnership between the Jan De Nul GROUP and DEME environmental companies) will begin dredging and processing the most polluted dredging sludge at the port, the so-called TBT sludge, this month. “After years of research, there is now finally a solution to this historical pollution. This […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Shipping company MSC, the second-largest in the world, is aiming to further expand its activities in Antwerp. MSC has officially asked Antwerp Port Authority to be able to do this in the Deurganck dock. The Port of Antwerp will organise an invitation for expressions of interest. The Swiss shipping company MSC, the second-largest in the […]

  • 2 July 2012

      Antwerp Port Authority has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Dalian Port Authority. In the MoU both parties express the desire to extend their collaboration and to boost trade between the two ports. For this purpose they have undertaken to exchange know-how and experience, in particular in the fields of port construction, port management, […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge, Rent-A-Port and Saigon Newport have signed a collaboration agreement for development of a new bulk terminal in the port of Lach Huyen in North Vietnam. The leading terminal operator Saigon Newport will call upon the expertise of the ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge as well as the port investment […]

  • 29 April 2011

      Port of Antwerp International (PAI), a subsidiary of the Antwerp Port Authority, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Companhia Docas do Espírito Santo (CODESA) in which the two parties declare their intention to collaborate as a strategic partner in the development of a new container deep see port in the Port of Vitória, Espírito Santo. In […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The MSC shipping company is to consolidate all its activities in the Port of Antwerp in the Deurganck dock, on the left bank of the Scheldt. The Port Authority board of directors gave the go-ahead for the move yesterday. The transfer is necessary in order to permit further expansion by MSC in Antwerp. The shipping […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Antwerp, Participatie Maatschappij Vlaanderen (PMV) and Waterwegen en Zeekanaal (W&Z) have awarded the Blue O’pen consortium the PPP tender to carry out the remediation, redevelopment and commercialization of the historically polluted Petroleum Zuid site. Blue O’pen consortium comprises the environmental and marine engineering group DEME and real estate and sustainability specialist Bopro. […]

  • 7 September 2010

    Today, September 7, Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and Antwerp Port Authority signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly help foster commercial activity between the two authorities. The first of its kind between the ACP and a European port, the MOU will increase cooperation, such as joint marketing and coordination on modernization and expansion […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The GreenPort Congress is being held this week in the Hilton Hotel in Antwerp, sponsored by Antwerp Port Community. The Congress offers the 185 participants a sharing and discussion platform for exchanging experience and know-how concerning the latest trends and developments in the field of the environment and sustainability. This year once again, innovative developments […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Antwerp starts the next stage in building the world’s largest lock. Mid November 2012, Hilde Crevits, Flemish Minister of Transport & Public Works, officially marked this key step during a site visit. The Deurganckdocklock will be the second lock between Waasland, the port area on the left bank of the River Scheldt, […]

  • 4 April 2012

    The first WPTS World Ports Award has been presented by H.E. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri Ministry of Economy, UAE to the CEO of the Port of Antwerp during a prestigious gala dinner to celebrate the 2nd World Ports and Trade Summit, held in association with ADPC (Abu Dhabi Ports Company). The award was given […]

  • 24 June 2011

    The container ships arriving in the port of Antwerp continue to score a series of “firsts.” On the evening of 22 June the Maersk Enfield called in Antwerp on its maiden voyage. With a capacity of 13,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) this is the first time that the Danish company, Maersk Line, has sent ships […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 22 April the port of San Pedro (Côte d’Ivoire) paid a visit to the port of Antwerp, followed by a reception at Antwerp town hall hosted by port alderman Marc Van Peel. Port of Antwerp International signed a partnership agreement with San Pedro in 2011 to help develop this West African port. On 28 […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Within the framework of International Cooperation of the FSUE “Rosmorport” with foreign sectoral partners in December 2012 in Antwerp (Belgium) the FSUE “Rosmorport” and Port of Antwerp International signed the Memorandum of Understanding. The document states directions and conditions of the parties strategic cooperation, including port infrastructure development, advanced technologies transfer and educational programs realization. […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Antwerp Port Authority is sponsoring the GreenPort Congress being held in the Hilton Hotel, Antwerp, from 9 to 11 October. The GreenPort Congress provides participants with a discussion platform where they can exchange know-how and experience concerning the latest trends and developments in the field of the environment and sustainability in the port. This year […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In order to celebrate the start of the 159.5km long stage three of the Tour de France (Antwerp to Huy), DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger Congo River was moored and open for tours yesterday at the Antwerp Cruise Terminal. The vessel, being the largest and most performing trailing suction hopper dredger of DEME’s fleet, was open to the public […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Mega trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Congo River’ has just moored at the Antwerp Cruise Terminal in Belgium. At the occasion of the start of the third stage of the Tour de France in Antwerp, DEME’s flag ship passed by on her trip between Turkey and Russia. With an impressive length of 168 m and a […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Kieldrecht lock in Port of Antwerp, the largest in the world, has been officially inaugurated by His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium. The Lock of Kieldrecht connects the Dock of Deurganck, the tidal dock where container vessels arrive, and the Waasland Canal, the connection with the other docks in the Waasland Port on the left bank […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The port of Antwerp is co-sponsor of the “8th European Conference & Exhibition on Inland Terminals” being held in Liège on 21 and 22 November. In the past Antwerp has also hosted the conference. This year the focus is on the way in which seaports and hinterland ports interact in their strategies for value creation. […]

  • 6 April 2011

      The 366 metre-long container carrier MSC Emanuela reached the port of Antwerp without difficulty on 3 April with a record draught of 15 metres, a depth never before attained by any container ship on the Scheldt. This has been made possible by the third round of dredging in the Western Scheldt (the lower Scheldt […]