The Port of Antwerp

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 […]

Port of Antwerp trials drones to enhance security

The Port of Antwerp has partnered with Aerospace company Sabca to conduct field trials of a fixed-wing drone fitted with cameras to assess the technology’s potential in providing real-time on-site security imaging. These unmanned aircrafts are able to remain airborne for more than eight hours and can take images using a powerful camera from a […]

Port of Antwerp awarded EU funds to improve container capacity

The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), the EU’s funding programme, has awarded €10.91 million ($12.88 million) to the Port of Antwerp’s project to increase container capacity. In a statement, the Port said the Extra Container Capacity Antwerp (ECA) project shows its importance to European trade and place in the global supply chain. It will be used […]