Port of Antwerp

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.
The Marseille Fos Port, pictured, along with other French and Belgian ports, may soon need to pay more taxes depending on the results of a European Commission investigation.
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.