Port of Antwerp further digitalises radar infrastructure

The Port of Antwerp has bolstered its radar infrastructure with the recent awarding of a new contract to security provider Securitas. The framework agreement to digitalise and further expand its entire radar infrastructure is part of the port’s rollout of upgraded vessel traffic management earlier this year, with the aim of improving ship guidance behind […]

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Kalmar to deliver new carriers to Antwerp terminals

Kalmar has signed an agreement with MSC PSA European Terminal (MPET) and PSA Antwerp to deliver 34 Kalmar Straddle Carriers to their terminals in the Port of Antwerp. Of the new machinery, 10 hybrid straddle carriers and 19 diesel-electric straddle carriers will be delivered to MPET, while five hybrid straddle carriers are set to be […]

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Port of Antwerp works toward greener operations

During the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, the Port of Antwerp has signed agreements to work towards greener operations through the use of hydrogen and green fuels. During Energy Day during the COP26 in Glasgow on 4 November 2021, the port signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Port of Zeebrugge […]

Multi Cats at the Port of Antwerp

Port of Antwerp secures contract with Brabo Group

The Port of Antwerp has secured a new contract with Antwerp-based Brabo Group to maintain a pollution-free environment in the harbour. To fulfil the contract, the group acquired a Multi Cat 1506 and a Multi Cat 1908 from the Damen Shipyards Group. According to a statement from Damen, the machines are ideal for this job […]

Container records broken at the Port of Antwerp

The Port of Antwerp has broken its record of most containers handled during a single visit, following the departure of the Manila Maersk from the MSC PSA European Terminal. The Manila Maersk, from shipping liners A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk), departed the terminal on 17 October 2021. Upon its call, the terminal was able to […]