Belgium Ratifies BWM Convention

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Belgium has ratified the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, becoming the latest country having done so. ...

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Antwerp Port Hit by Heavy Explosion

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A heavy blast rocked the port of Antwerp on Friday when a solid waste storage bunker exploded at an industrial ...

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The Netherlands Ordered to Scrap Tax Breaks for Its Seaports

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The European Commission has required the Netherlands to abolish an exemption from corporate tax for its six ...

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Antwerp Hits 200 Million Tonne Mark

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The Belgian port of Antwerp has passed the mark of more than 200 million tonnes of freight and over 9 million TEU ...

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Antwerp Port Prepares for Operations on the Left Bank

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The Belgian Port of Antwerp’s left bank is expected to become the main focus of container handling in Antwerp ...

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More Green Ships Visit Antwerp Each Year

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The Belgian Port of Antwerp is handling ever bigger number of environmentally-friendly seagoing ships each ...

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Spotted: Antwerp Welcomes 50-Meter Monsters

Spotted Antwerp Welcomes 50-Meter Monsters

As part of the MSC PSA European Terminal (MPET) expansion and modernization program, the Belgian Port of Antwerp ...

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Port of Antwerp Looks to Mend Severed Ties with Iran

Port of Antwerp Looks to Mend Severed Ties with Iran

A delegation from Belgium’s port of Antwerp paid a visit to Iran last week to explore the possibilities of ...

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Damage to Flinterstar Worse than Expected

Damage to Flinterstar Worse than Expected

Dutch shipping company Flinter said that damage their general cargo ship Flinterstar sustained in a collision with ...

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Plans to Salvage Sunken Dutch Freighter Kicked Off

Plans to Salvage Sunken Dutch Freighter Kicked Off

Dutch shipping company Flinter has started talks with salvage and insurance companies to salvage the general cargo ...

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Barzan Puts Zeebrugge Through Its Paces

Barzan Puts Zeebrugge to the Test

Belgian Port of Zeebrugge welcomed the 18,800 TEU Barzan, the container shipping industry’s first LNG-ready ...

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Zeebrugge Handles One Millionth Motor Vehicle in 2015

Zeebrugge Handles One Millionth Motor Vehicle in 2015

One million new motor vehicles have passed through the port of Zeebrugge this year, positioning this Belgian ...

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New Container Pool to Improve Euro Links

New Container Pool to Improve Euro Links

Zeebrugge-headquartered European Containers (ECS) and Finnish cargo carrier Containerships have agreed to enter ...

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New Lock Terneuzen Project Put in Motion

New Lock Terneuzen Project Put in Motion

Ghent Port Company has applauded the agreement to build New Lock Teurnzen signed between Belgium and the ...

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Update: Port of Antwerp Cranks Up the Volume

Port of Antwerp Cranks Up the Volume

Belgium’s Port of Antwerp handled 199,012,082 tonnes of freight in 2014, a 4.3% increase compared to the ...

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Bocimar Ends Year on a Downer

Bocimar Ends Year on a Downer

Belgian dry cargo shipping specialist Bocimar has reported a USD 45.5 million operating loss for the annual period ...

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Skangass Loads First LNG from Zeebrugge

Skangass Loads First LNG from Zeebrugge

Sweden’s Skangass loaded the first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Fluxys’ LNG Terminal in ...

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Exmar Orders Second Wison FLNG

Exmar Orders Second Wison FLNG

Belgian LNG and LPG carrier owner and operator Exmar NV has ordered the second Floating LNG Liquefaction Unit ...

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CMB Enters Containership Business

CMB Enters Containership Business

Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) has approved the acquisition of the fleet of containerships of Delphis, a ...

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Strike Hits Belgian Ports

Strike Hits Belgian Ports

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) Antwerp has reported that the unions represented in the National Joint Committee ...

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Gothenburg Port Bolsters Belgium Ro-Ro Services

Gothenburg Port Bolsters Belgium Ro-Ro Services

Last week, CLdN started its new service between Logent Ports & Terminals at the Port of Gothenburg and ...

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