Antwerp Port Authority

The Antwerp Port Authority has a key role in the port's day-to-day operation. The 1,650 workers make sure the port functions and can grow. The Port Authority manages and maintains the docks, the bridges, the locks, the quay walls and the land. The personnel is also responsible for safe shipping traffic in the docks, the bridges and locks. In addition, the Port Authority provides tugs and cranes, carries out dredging work and promotes the port at home and abroad. With a view to the future, the Port Authority is working on the port's sustainable development and innovation.

Mission & Vision

Our new mission is clear: A Home port as a lever for a sustainable future. With this mission, the Antwerp Port Authority sets out the guidelines for its future.  We are one with our values, and one with the world.

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2018-2020 business plan

What are the 5 strategic priorities that will anchor the Port of Antwerp's competitive position in the coming years? 

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Our organisational structure

How are departments and services structured in our company?

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A global port

As the second largest port in Europe, the Port of Antwerp is a true global player and an indisputable partner.


In order to strengthen its international position, it continuously builds on its international relations and networks.

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Together with various partners we work on a successful future

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