APEC-Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Center has signed an agreement with the leading Brazilian player Grupo Bertin, thus reinforcing the collaboration with the Brazilian private maritime sector.
A container crane with a height of 69 metres was loaded on board a pontoon in the Delwaide dock, bound for Norway. The container crane was transported with a bridge section folded horizontally, giving it the dimensions of 145 metres long and 89 metres high.
APEC-Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Center launched the series of port seminars “APEC do Brasil” in Santos on 24 March. The seminars are the result of collaboration between APEC and the Secretaria Especial de Portos which comes directly under president Dilma Rousseff.
The port of Antwerp welcomed a delegation from Izmir Sea Port Police on Monday 24 March. The members of the delegation visited various terminals and security authorities such as DP World, the Border Inspection Post, the General Coordination Centre and the Shipping Police.
Antwerp Port Authority organised an Information Day for Dutch companies in the port of Antwerp in collaboration with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce for Belgium/Luxembourg, the Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce for the Netherlands and the Consulate of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
The container carrier Cap San Lorenzo owned by the German shipping company Hamburg Süd made its debut call in the port of Antwerp on 26 March. It has a capacity of 9,814 with 2,100 reefer connections, making it the largest reefer carrier in the world. Antwerp is a port of call on the route to South America.
On Thursday 27 March Antwerp Port Authority CEO Eddy Bruyninckx welcomed the WCO Secretary General Kunio Mikuriya along with Noël Colpin, General Administrator of the Belgian Customs & Excise Administration. During a boat tour of the port they visited the Border Inspection Post on the left bank and the DP World container terminal.
portofantwerp, April 2, 2014