Antwerp-Bruges tonnage drops 6%

The Port of Antwerp-Bruges reported total tonnage of 204.4 million tonnes for the first nine months of 2023, a drop of 6% compared to the same period last year and a near identical performance to its rival Rotterdam, which reported yesterday (23 October). Antwerp-Bruges said the still unstable geopolitical and economic conditions were affecting demand for containers while the picture is still mixed for other cargo flows. However, it added ... [+]

Antwerp-Bruges – not bad, considering

Total throughput of Port of Antwerp-Bruges was 139 million tonnes in the first six months of this year, down 5.5% compared to the same period last year. The port – which comprises Antwerp and Zeebrugge - said that while the global economic situation is causing a drop in container demand, other ... [+]

Antwerp launches drone patrol

The Port of Antwerp has launched a drone-based monitoring system. Based on the 'D-Hive drone-in-a-box' network six craft patrol an area of over 120sq km, enabling the port authorities to manage, inspect and supervise a large area, quickly and effectively. The port will use the drones for a range of functions ... [+]

Antwerp-Bruges terminal upgrade gets underway

Port of Antwerp-Bruges and PSA Antwerp have given the green light for the renewal of the quayside and terminal at Europa Terminal. The works, which will take about nine years and be carried out in three phases, will ensure that the latest generation of container ships can continue to call. Europa ... [+]

Antwerp-Bruges makes progress against strong headwinds

The total throughput of Port of Antwerp-Bruges was 147.2 million tonnes in the first six months of this year, an increase of just 1.4% compared to the same period last year. The slight growth came despite a decline in the container segment due to ongoing global congestion problems. Container throughput was down ... [+]

Antwerp and Zeebrugge to create Europe’s largest export port

The ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge officially merged on 28 April, creating Europe's largest export port and a major gateway in many other sectors of the market, including containers and ro ro. The two Belgian gateways will henceforth market themselves as Port of Antwerp-Bruges. It follows the signing of a shareholders' ... [+]

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