Port in figures

Port of Antwerp is the biggest economic engine of Belgium. As many as 144,183 people work directly or indirectly for our port. Did you know that the port covers an area of 24,000 football pitches and houses 900 companies?

 

Some interesting figures about the Antwerp port area

 

Surface area Right bank: 6,784 ha

  • Surface area Left bank: 5,284 ha
  • Surface area total port area: 12,068 ha

 

  • Length of roads: 358 km
  • Length of railway lines: 1,047 km
  • Length of pipes: 1,000 km
  • Length of quays: 169 km useful mooring length, 120.6 km of which quay walls.

 

  • Number of locks in use: 7
  • Number of bridges: 24
  • Number of docks: 40
  • Number of buoys Scheldt: 266
  • Number of bollards: 5,605
  • Number of terminals: 86
  • Number of quays: 710 quay numbers + 91 port numbers (not quay bound numbers)