Shipping via the Port of Antwerp is shipping via one of the world's biggest ports. The Port of Antwerp is a crossroads of global supply chains via the most diverse destinations. The Port of Antwerp has built up an international network of experts who can find a solution for all questions and challenges of supply chain directors, maritime and logistics service providers and port organisations.
Antwerp is an important transit port in Europe: more than 300 scheduled calls to 800 destinations provide rapid and reliable global connections. The Port of Antwerp handles an annual amount of 186 million tonnes of international maritime freight, making it Europe's second biggest port.
Antwerp'sprovides its customers a vital link between the world's biggest maritime routes on the one hand and Europe's enormous centres of production and consumption on the other hand. Compared to neighbouring ports, Antwerp is the furthest inland, allowing it to handle millions of tonnes of freight. By combining the congestion-free networks with a high productivity and years of expertise, the Port of Antwerp is the best choice for a wide variety of freight and offers services worthy of an international port.
Shippers, shipping companies, ship’s agents, forwarders or logistics service providers can contact the international agents of the Port of Antwerp at any time to develop global supply chain solutions. These international representatives can be found in Brazil, Chile, the US, India, China and Germany.
International collaboration via Port of Antwerp International
Antwerp invests in overseas ports and port-related strategic projects via Port of Antwerp International. Port of Antwerp International sets up important joint venture agreements worldwide to assist regions with strong economic growth in the further development of their port and logistics infrastructure based on the Port of Antwerp's know-how and expertise. Port of Antwerp International works with Belgian and Antwerp top players to provide the very best know-how and expertise.
In addition to international representatives and international collaboration, the Port of Antwerp also passes on its know-how to foreign port professionals via APEC, the Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Centre. APEC is affiliated with the Antwerp Port Authority. Through short-term, practical and interactive courses, APEC aspires to pass on its know-how on varied port-related and maritime issues. The working relationship between the public and private port companies is key in this process.
Henrique Machado Rabelo
Jan van der Borght
Antwerp sets global course
Last week Antwerp Port Authority signed a collaboration agreement with Shahid Rajaee Port Authority which controls the port of Bandar Abbas in Iran.
The port of Antwerp is to collaborate with Dalian Maritime University (DMU) in northern China for the next three academic years. DMU is a prestigious Chinese maritime university whose alumni include...
The Port of Antwerp is increasingly supporting Russian exports worldwide, especially when it comes to steel transports. As a matter of fact, Russian steel traffic to Antwerp rose by 19 percent in...
During a joint trade mission in Montreal, the port authorities of Montreal and Antwerp, Belgium renewed their cooperative agreement on 12 April 2016. The first agreement, signed in March 2013,...