Your preferred port for perishables

Professionals in the perishables industry value our unique position in Europe. They also prefer the Port of Antwerp for its vast offering of services and solutions. Everything we do is designed to get your goods to your customers more quickly and more cost-effectively, as well as to contribute to the streamlining of your perishable supply chain.


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From fresh fruit to pharmaceutical products

For every product that requires temperature-controlled handling, Port of Antwerp offers an uninterrupted cold chain. 

  • Fruit & vegetables
  • Dried fruits & nuts
  • Fish & Seafood
  • Meat & poultry
  • Dairy products
  • Chocolates
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Photographic materials
  • Beverages
  • Fruit juices
  • Vegetable oils
  • And more...

All perishable products get to their final destination on time and in perfect condition. Quality is very high up on the list of service providers' priorities. In addition to discharging and loading vessels, Port of Antwerp offers many added value services that meet the specific requirements of every product.


Short transit times, cost-efficient cold chains

For your perishable cargo, short transit times are crucial. Our challenge is to shorten these transit times in order to increase your competitive advantage. At the Port of Antwerp we do so by offering you:

  • Profound expertise and unrivaled productivity in handling, storage and VAL services for containerised and conventional perishable cargo
  • State-of-the-art equipment for cargo handling & storage
  • Storage facilities next to terminals at the waterside
  • Inland location closer to your European customers
  • Highly-efficient, integrated Customs & Food inspections
  • Smart applications decreasing throughput times in the port


Find out more

Click below to find out more about the services offered in our port to optimize your cool logistics chain.


Product sheet - Port of Antwerp, your preferred port for perishables

Company directory - perishables service providers


Ingrid Vanstreels

Key Accountmanager
+32 3 205 21 63


Michiel Vermeiren

Shipping Lines Manager
+32 3 229 71 49