An oil tanker has been anchored off the coast of Belgium near Zeebrugge due to an outbreak of Covid-19 on board. The captain was in poor shape and was taken off the ship by helicopter on Wednesday. He was taken to a hospital in Bruges. Of the approximately twenty crew...
The City of Antwerp and the City of Bruges have reached an agreement to merge their ports. The combined port, to be named Port of Antwerp-Bruges, may overtake Rotterdam as Europe’s largest container port. The two Belgian ports announced on Friday 12 February...
Automated navigation is the future of inland shipping, say UAntwerp and the Port of Antwerp. Together they developed a 3D sonar sensor to this end and tested it on the Port of Antwerp’s test vessel, the Tuimelaar. Their technology is inspired by the way bats see...
Fluxys and Titan LNG have built the FlexFueler 002 LNG bunkering barge to support the shipping industry in its switch to cleaner operations in the Antwerp port and region. The vessel will make LNG more widely available from its home location at Quay 526/528 as of...
Drones will be used to support enforcement and control in the Antwerp port area. To this end, Port of Antwerp and the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) have joined forces. Eventually, the drones will also be able to spot oils spills using algorithms currently...
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