Antwerp Port Authority is excited to announce that it can now purchase the Opel site, the location of the former General Motors production plant in the Antwerp port area. The Port Authority plans to...
In the 2013 Annual Report we start by looking back over the past year. 2013 was indeed a good year for the port of Antwerp, in which we set a new record with a total freight volume of 190.8 million...
2013 was an excellent year for the Port of Antwerp. This Annual Report presents the strategic options pursued by the Port Authority as laid down in the new 2014-2018 Business Plan.
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!