DP World engaged on two fronts

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At the end of this month Antwerp Gateway terminal will take delivery of three ZPMC superpost-Panamax cranes. A year ago the cranes would hav...

Zeebrugge looks for room to grow

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Zeebrugge’s cargo traffic fell by 8.1% in 1Q/09 to 9.5 Mt with container tonnage dropping by 6% to 4.9 Mt, or 10% in units to 493,000 TEU....

Breakbulk breakthrough for Antwerp?

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While containerised traffic has long been Antwerp’s main dry cargo activity, breakbulk still represents a significant sector and is showin...

A tale of two terminals

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The approach to terminal design and operations of the Euromax and Antwerp Gateway automated container terminals may be compared and contrast...

Uncertain times ahead for Scheldt ports

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The Scheldt estuary is unusual in that it is controlled by the Dutch but its biggest port is in Belgium. The Dutch have ports on the north a...

Antwerp flushed with success

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With container traffic up 11.5 percent in the first quarter of this year to 1.125 mill TEU, Antwerp looks set to maintain its recent high gr...

Confusion in Antwerp

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With the ink scarcely dry on the agreement to sell Hesse Noord Natie (HNN) to PSA Corporation, the Belgian Parliament has cancelled the cons...

Naties open to foreign interest?

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Marc Saverys, the managing director of CMB, has hinted that daughter company Hessenatie's merger with Noord Natie may not be enough to ensur...

Antwerp boxes itself in

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Antwerp boasts the largest enclosed dock area in Europe, but is running out of space as users look towards tidal quays for container handlin...