Safety around Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is a hot topic, now that LNG is more and more becoming the fuel of the future. The results of a recent LNG emergency and incident response study are a big...
The port of Antwerp handled a freight volume of 51,023,670 tonnes in the first three months of this year, 5.9% more than in the same period last year. The container volume experienced rapid expansion...
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!