Antwerp reorganises rail routings

The port of Antwerp is to reorganise wagonload rail freight traffic from 1 January 2024, with a neutral operational model. It has also published the results of a tendering process, with rail operators allocated to specific areas. At present, says the port, deliveries of rail wagons are many and fragmented which dramatically increases costs and has a negative impact on the environment. Significant efficiency and sustainability gains can be achieved ... [+]

Brexit boosts Antwerp business

Transhipments with the UK and Ireland are showing positive figures says the port of Antwerp, saying that new shortsea connections in response to Brexit contributed to a 5% increase in traffic at the Belgian Gateway, to 120m tonnes in the first six months of 2021. With an annual cargo flow of ... [+]

Antwerp to run Benin Port

Port of Antwerp International (PAI), the consultancy and investment arm of the Belgian port authority, is to manage the port of Cotonou on a temporary basis. PAI’s main task will be to modernise its organisation, renovate obsolescent facilities and prepare for and guide the expansion of the port,, which currently ... [+]

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