Preview: Port of Antwerp continues to grow and consolidates strong position in reefer market

Port of Antwerp continues to grow and consolidates strong position in reefer market

Container traffic enjoys further growth

Port of Antwerp carries out unique trials of small, unmanned aircraft (‘fixed-wing drones’)

Port of Antwerp carries out unique trials of small, unmanned aircraft (‘fixed-wing drones’)

Extra Container Capacity Antwerp to receive European funding

Extra Container Capacity Antwerp to receive European funding

Recognition of the need for future-proof infrastructure

Port of Antwerp experiences growth in first half of year

Port of Antwerp experiences growth in first half of year

Throughput with UK rises despite Brexit

SPEED organizes TomorrowPorts, the event for smart port innovators

SPEED organizes TomorrowPorts, the event for smart port innovators

Port of Antwerp awards breakbulk concession

Port of Antwerp awards breakbulk concession

A further boost for breakbulk and project cargo segment

Port of Antwerp major entry point to a strong European Internal Market

Port of Antwerp major entry point to a strong European Internal Market

Port CEO Jacques Vandermeiren meets up with European Internal Market and Industry Commissioner Thierry Breton at the Port of Antwerp

6th Port Authorities Roundtable strengthens role of ports as levers for change

6th Port Authorities Roundtable strengthens role of ports as levers for change

Ports agree to action points in field of disruption, digitalization and decarbonization

A new world first for Port of Antwerp – a methanol-powered tugboat

A new world first for Port of Antwerp – a methanol-powered tugboat

European Commission gives green light for methatug

Port of Antwerp and the University of Antwerp develop asphalt of the future

Port of Antwerp and the University of Antwerp develop asphalt of the future

Test should lead to sustainable road infrastructure

Ports moving together to reduce ship emissions at berth

Ports moving together to reduce ship emissions at berth

First candidates for NextGen District at port of Antwerp announced

First candidates for NextGen District at port of Antwerp announced

Start of second round of market consultation for pioneers in circularity

Certified Pick up in Port of Antwerp enters next phase

Certified Pick up in Port of Antwerp enters next phase

Collecting containers based on identity instead of PIN code

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About Port of Antwerp

As Europe's second-largest port, the Port of Antwerp is a major lifeline for the Belgian economy: more than 300 line services to over 800 destinations ensure global connectivity. The Port of Antwerp annually handles around 231 million tonnes of international maritime freight, and is home to Europe's largest integrated chemical cluster. The Port of Antwerp accounts, directly and indirectly, for a total of around 143.000 jobs and more than €20 billion added value.  

True to its mission 'a home port vital for a sustainable future’, Antwerp Port Authority aims to flexibly respond to a rapidly evolving maritime market, allowing the port to continue playing its role as a leading world port. The emphasis in this respect is on cooperation, adaptability, a strong focus on innovation and digitisation, and on sustainable added value, as well as on responsibility towards society. 

Antwerp Port Authority is a limited liability company of public law, with the City of Antwerp as sole shareholder. It employs over 1.600 people. Port alderman Annick De Ridder is chairman of the Board of Directors and Jacques Vandermeiren is CEO and President of the Executive Committee, which is responsible for the day-to-day management. www.portofantwerp.com  

The telephone number +32 492 15 41 39 is only for press inquiries. For other questions you can mail to communicatie@portofantwerp.com

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