The Antwerp Port Authority is offering an attractive industrial investment opportunity in the heart of Europe's main integrated industrial, maritime and logistics platform. The site is an ideal base for high-tech waste treatment. The project area is immediately available.
The Port of Antwerp is situated in Flanders, the northern part of Belgium, and only 40 km from Brussels, the capital of the European Union. The presence of Europe’s largest (petro)chemical cluster, and a wide range of logistics value-added services in the port, provides various economies of scale.
Due to its inland and central location in Europe, the port offers optimal connectivity to most European production and consumption centres. Overseas destinations can be reached regularly with direct maritime services to 1300 ports worldwide.
The Churchill Industrial Zone is situated on the right bank of the Port of Antwerp.
The site is in close proximity to a major pipelines hub and a dock complex.
Total surface area: nearly 96 ha.
Surface project area: nearly 88 ha.
Total surface buildings: 34 ha.
Type of activity: industrial.
Location: at Noorderlaan, click to see the site's location on Google Maps.
The site has quadrimodal access:
The site is ideal for the development of a large-scale circular economy project. Within the port area the site is one of the few large remaining areas in the centre of Antwerp's industrial cluster.
The Antwerp Port Authority intends to grant a concession for the entire project area, for which purpose a tender is being issued. All interested companies should submit their application to the Antwerp Port Authority as is indicated in the tender document (download below).
For the evaluation of applications, the following elements will be taken into consideration: added value, employment, technological innovation, anchoring, cluster reinforcement, spatial productivity, etc.
After selection of the most valuable candidate, the Port Authority will draft a concession agreement.
Interested parties should send their application before 12 May at the latest.
The Antwerp Port Authority in collaboration with Flanders Investment & Trade will be the central contact for all your questions and will guide you throughout the investment process (licences, tax matters, information on labour, company start-up, etc.). Both partners can also assist you in forming partnerships with other companies.
New Request for Proposals also issued for Delwaide Development Zone
Investors in search of available locations in the port of Antwerp can now go to a unique online platform that provides a complete list of real estate on offer in the port area.
More than 200 million tonnes of freight and over 9 million TEU handled.
To further develop the oil and chemical sector in the port of Antwerp, the Port Authority has set up an Oil & Chemicals unit and published an Investment Guide.