The increase consolidates Antwerp’s position as Europe’s second-largest container hub.
Port of Antwerp
15 Jan 2017
Europe's second-largest container hub, the port of Antwerp, saw above-average market growth in 2016, narrowing the gap with leader Rotterdam and pulling further ahead of third-ranked Hamburg, a trend that looks as if it will continue this year.
09 Jan 2017
The new alliances are likely to have only a limited effect on productivity and the number of services available to shippers at North Europe ports.
28 Dec 2016
The Port of Antwerp handled 10 million 20-foot-equivalent units for the first time in 2016, extending a growth trend that will further boost its market share in the highly competitive Le Havre-Hamburg port range.
21 Oct 2016
Antwerp’s container volume grew in the first nine months of 2016, keeping the Belgian port on course to post another record year and cement its position as Europe’s second-largest container hub.
27 Jul 2016
Rotterdam’s lead over Antwerp as Europe’s largest container port continues to narrow.
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.
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