Rotterdam’s lead over Antwerp as Europe’s largest container port continues to narrow.
Port of Antwerp
14 Jul 2016
The number of mega-ships calling at the port jumped by 66 percent.
11 Jul 2016
The European Commission has begun an investigation into whether tax breaks for French and Belgian ports breach EU state aid rules.
01 Jul 2016
There are no reports of disruption at Europe’s three largest container ports Friday as the SOLAS rule took effect.
24 Jun 2016
Antwerp Port Authority announced the appointment of the previous head of Belgium’s national electrical company as its new chief executive officer.
30 May 2016
Switzerland will open the world’s longest rail tunnel June.
15 Apr 2016
The port of Antwerp’s container traffic increased 4.6 percent in the first quarter from a year ago, extending a growth trend that boosted volume to an all-time high in 2015, while its closest rivals, Rotterdam and Hamburg, posted declines.
22 Mar 2016
The movement of people and goods in and around Brussels ground to a halt Tuesday after a series of terror attacks rocked the Belgian capital. Brussels Airport has been shut down, all flights in and out cancelled, and public transportation throughout the city has been put on lockdown, sparking wide reports of gridlock.
22 Feb 2016
It measured just six inches, but the port of Antwerp has hailed it as a “new milestone” that sharpens its ability to take on its rivals in the expanding world of mega-ships.
04 Feb 2016
Rotterdam’s pioneering automated container terminals face tough challenges as they strive to hit ambitious productivity targets in their first full year of operations with the rest of the European waterfront looking on.
19 Jan 2016
The port of Antwerp has said that it expects the European Commission to clear it of a charge from logistics group Katoen Natie that it had been guilty of discrimination in its treatment of the port’s leading container terminal operators.
18 Jan 2016
Antwerp’s container traffic increased 7.5 percent year-over-year in 2015 to reach an all-time high and narrow the gap with its main rival Rotterdam, which saw volume shrink over the past 12 months.
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