The port of Antwerp is home to the largest integrated petrochemical cluster in Europe. Seven of the world’s ten largest petrochemical companies have facilities in the port area. The cluster also...
It should be possible for barges to fill up with LNG at a permanent bunkering station in the port of Antwerp by the beginning of 2016.
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.
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!
About 900 companies are established in the Antwerp port area!
In 2012, no less than 184,1 million tonnes of freight were discharged and loaded in the Port of Antwerp!