MSC ships directly between Moín (Costa Rica) and Port of Antwerp

MSC ships directly between Moín (Costa Rica) and Port of Antwerp

The 'MSC Katya R' of 4,112 teu is one of the seven ships that MSC operates between Ecuador and Northern Europe.

Best quarter ever for Port of Antwerp

Best quarter ever for Port of Antwerp

The total freight volume handled by Port of Antwerp was up 0.7% during the first six months compared with the same period last year, itself already a record half.

Tank storage company Standic expands with state-of-the-art chemical storage terminal in Port of Antwerp

Tank storage company Standic expands with state-of-the-art chemical storage terminal in Port of Antwerp

Belgium launches digital customs platform – BE-GATE simplifies e-commerce

Belgium launches digital customs platform – BE-GATE simplifies e-commerce

Milestone for a digital Europe

Port of Antwerp brings different players together to produce sustainable methanol

Port of Antwerp brings different players together to produce sustainable methanol

Pilot project aims for 4,000 to 8,000 tonnes of sustainable methanol per year

Port of Antwerp 1st port of call for reefer service from Peru, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Panama

Port of Antwerp 1st port of call for reefer service from Peru, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Panama

Our ambition is being the preferred perishables port in Europe

Port of Antwerp first-quarter figures: containers continue to reign supreme

Port of Antwerp first-quarter figures: containers continue to reign supreme

Container traffic continues to grow, with March 2019 as the strongest month ever in terms of containers.

Port of Antwerp aims for more efficient road transport with night-time opening hours on Right bank of Scheldt

Port of Antwerp aims for more efficient road transport with night-time opening hours on Right bank of Scheldt

The container terminals on the Right bank of the Scheldt in the Port of Antwerp will also be open at night as of Monday 3 June.

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 235 million tonnes of international maritime freight, and is home to Europe's largest integrated (petro)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 1,500 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  

Port of Antwerp
Havenhuis
Zaha Hadidplein 1
2030 Antwerp
Belgium