Port of Antwerp braces for post-Suez surge

Port of Antwerp braces for post-Suez crisis surge

The Port of Antwerp is expecting a surge of containerised trade from the 12 April following the blockage and reopening of the Suez Canal. In a statement, the Port said the consequences of the waterway’s suspension will be felt for “a long time to come”; the immediate results will be busier than normal terminals and […]

Port of Antwerp expands trucking capacity

Port of Antwerp expands trucking capacity to prevent congestion

The Port of Antwerp will expand its truck capacity by increasing the number of parking spaces available on the left bank of Scheldt to prevent container congestion. In a statement, the Port said the Parking Ketenis will have 280 places with all the necessary facilities for truckers. In addition, the car park serves as an […]

Port of Antwerp leans into container boom with Europa Terminal expansion

The Port of Antwerp’s Europa Terminal expansion will unlock the possibility of two megamax ships operating simultaneously at the terminal as the Port seeks to capitalise on its continued growth in TEU traffic. The current quay wall at the Europa Terminal, with a length of nearly 1,200m, will be completely demolished, the Port recently told […]

Port of Antwerp expands LNG offering with FlexFueler 002 launch

Vessels using the Port of Antwerp can now access FlexFueler 002 for ship-to-ship bunkering of Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) at the port. The new liquified natural gas (LNG) bunkering ship from Fluxys and Titan LNG  was christened on 23 March and adds to the Port’s sustainable offering, meaning ships can now refuel with LNG anywhere […]

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Europa Terminal readies for mega-ships in Port of Antwerp quay wall expansion

The Port of Antwerp is planning to deepen the quay wall at PSA Antwerp’s Europa Terminal, allowing the terminal to accommodate larger container vessels. In dialogue with operator PSA Antwerp, the Port of Antwerp will demolish the current quay wall to be replaced with a new one. Carried out in three phases, the Europa Terminal […]