Belgium

Port of Rotterdam. Photo: Shchipkova Elena / Shutterstock.com
09 Jul 2014
The European Union has opened an in-depth investigation to determine whether tax breaks for publicly owned Dutch ports, including Rotterdam, breach its state aid rules.
Port of Rotterdam
06 Mar 2014
The port of Rotterdam said it’s missing out on almost one million standard containers a year because rival ports in Germany and Belgium, led by Hamburg and Antwerp, receive “unfair” financial support from their governments.
CMA CGM’s upgraded FEMEX service.
18 Feb 2014
CMA CGM has extended its FEMEX service in the Black Sea with the addition of three new calls in Samsun, Turkey; Novorossiysk, Russia; and Constanta, Romania.
Antwerp’s Duerganck dock.
12 Feb 2014
The Port of Antwerp said it will proceed with plans to expand container handling facilities for Mediterranean Shipping Co., its biggest customer, as it has not received alternative proposals.
U.S. containerized imports through December 2013. Source: PIERS
13 Jan 2014
U.S. containerized import volume inched up 0.3 percent year-over-year in December, according to advance figures from PIERS...
Port of Antwerp
30 Dec 2013
Port of Antwerp’s container traffic shrunk 0.7 percent in 2013 from a year ago, but is set to accelerate next year after the world’s three largest ocean carriers launch their P3 alliance.
Port of Antwerp
12 Nov 2013
North European ports are expected to see “relatively strong growth” in the first half of 2014, despite the “miserable results” forecast for 2013...
30 Oct 2013
Mediterranean Shipping Co. plans to expand its IPAK Service between India and Europe by adding a call at King Abdullah Port, Saudi Arabia’s new gateway hub.
Container terminal in Antwerp harbor.
25 Oct 2013
Despite the Port of Antwerp’s cargo volume increase of 3 percent year-over-year in the first nine months of 2013, the gain was offset by an almost matching decline in its key container traffic.
APM Terminals’ existing facility at the Port of Rotterdam.
24 Oct 2013
APM Terminals and Rotterdam dock unions have agreed on a labor contract for Europe’s biggest container terminal, which will open next year.
Thumbnail of Securing Cargo infographic
22 Oct 2013
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has published a report, “DHS Could Improve Cargo Security by Periodically Assessing Risks From Foreign Ports,” recommending...

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