The port of Antwerp handled a freight volume of 148,344,168 tonnes during the first nine months of this year. That’s 3.7% more than the same period last year.
APEC, the training centre for the port of Antwerp, is to provide training for shipping professionals from the port of Santa Marta (Colombia) for the next four years. A Memorandum of Understanding...
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.
About 900 companies are established in the Antwerp port area!
No less than 60,010 people work in the Port of Antwerp. Add to this indirect employment, and you end up with 142,972 jobs thanks to the port.
Every day 250 loaded freight trains leave the Antwerp port area en route to their next destination!
2013 saw 57,044 barges come and go at the Port of Antwerp. An average of 156 a day!
2013 saw 14,220 sea-going vessels come and go at the Port of Antwerp. An average of 39 a day!
In 2013, no less than 190,8 million tonnes of freight were discharged and loaded in the Port of Antwerp!