Closer cooperation with the Brazilian private sector.
The Port of Antwerp is taking its roadshow to China once more from 6 to 14 March, specifically Shenzhen, Shanghai and Ningbo. This time the emphasis of the visits will be on the steel and breakbulk...
The port of Antwerp performed quite well in 2012. In this Annual Report you can read about the efforts and initiatives by the Port Authority and its partners in the port community to keep the port of Antwerp strongly competitive. Continued investment, collaboration, strengthening of the social bands, all in a sustainable way: these were the key concepts in 2012.
2012 saw 56,476 barges come and go at the Port of Antwerp. An average of 154 a day!
2012 saw 14,556 sea-going vessels come and go at the Port of Antwerp. An average of 40 a day!
About 900 companies are established in the Antwerp port area!
No less than 62,577 people work in the Port of Antwerp. Add to this indirect employment, and you end up with 149,326 jobs thanks to the port.
Every day 250 loaded freight trains leave the Antwerp port area en route to their next destination!
In 2012, no less than 184,1 million tonnes of freight were discharged and loaded in the Port of Antwerp!