Eddy Bruyninckx, CEO of Antwerp Port Authority, was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award on Monday at a ceremony in Rotterdam. The distinction forms part of the IBJ Awards which are presented...
19 November is World Toilet Day when attention worldwide focuses on the 2.6 billion people who do not have access to sanitary facilities, and on the 768 million who do not have access to drinkable...
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.
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!
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.
In 2013, no less than 190,8 million tonnes of freight were discharged and loaded in the Port of Antwerp!