Port of Antwerp

Port of Antwerp back to pre-pandemic levels, despite challenges in 2021

The Port of Antwerp has recorded throughput levels matching its record year in 2019, despite facing disruptions in the global supply chain in 2021. The port’s container traffic held steady in 2021, processing over 12 million TEU. The COVID-19 pandemic continued to present a number of challenges, including labour shortages, irregular calls from ocean-going vessels […]

Port of Antwerp secures €100 million leaseholders for NextGen District

The Port of Antwerp has officially signed up the first two leaseholders for its NextGen District. The signing of Triple Helix and Bolder Industries is a milestone for the port’s circular economy hotspot, which has been established to cultivate businesses helping to transition to a carbon-neutral economy. NextGen District, situated on a former General Motors […]

Port of Antwerp

Port of Antwerp works with local partners on Antwerp North heat network

The Port of Antwerp is working closely with local partners on the first open-access heat network in Belgium. The port and waste management experts Indaver are to provide a core network for industry, after which network operator Fluvius will link up with a residential heat network on behalf of the City of Antwerp. Long-term agreements […]

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 […]

Kalmar

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 […]