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 around 15 million tonnes, the UK is the third largest maritime trading partner for the Port of Antwerp. The start ... [+]

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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