“Antwerp is the ideal location for investment. The extensive economic infrastructure of the city in combination with the international reach of its port offers unmistakable advantages for potential...
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2011 was another good year for the port of Antwerp, with a number of new records being set. For Antwerp Port Authority the priority was to invest in a sustainable future. Symbiosis between “People, Profit and Planet” was and is the core of the Port Authority’s policy.
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!
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!
In 2012, no less than 184,1 million tonnes of freight were discharged and loaded in the Port of Antwerp!