Topic: Antwerp

Swire bulk launches new liner service

The Singapore-based dry bulk trading division of the multinational Swire Group, Swire bulk, launched a new liner service in June, connecting Europe and Southeast Asia. One to two vessels will be deployed on a monthly...Read more
|Comment|author: Emma Dailey

MSC ships 11 wagons across the Atlantic

ShippingMSC has shipped 11 ballast wagons from Antwerp to Montevideo in a single shipment. To accommodate the wagons, a bed of 24 fourty-foot flat racks was created, generating a surface area of nearly 675 square...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic

Ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge merge

Ports & TerminalsThe 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, won’t climb the ladder in ranks but will further...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic

MACS upgrades Maputo service

ShippingPRESS RELEASE – MACS has upgraded its existing Maputo service which connects Europe with Maputo in Mozambique. By changing the vessel rotation the German carrier has shortened the transit time.Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic

AML, SAL and Mammoet move 955-tonne pressure vessel

ShippingUnder the supervision of the Antwerp-based freight forwarder AML, SAL Heavy Lift and Mammoet have transported a massive 955-tonne pressure vessel from Belgium to Russia. Manufacturer Coek Engineering spent two years on the construction of...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic

Port of Rotterdam handles more breakbulk in 2019

BreakbulkThe Port of Rotterdam handled 2.9% more conventional breakbulk in 2019 as a result of an increase in extra cargo packages, the port authority states. The growth is somewhat surprising as Europe’s leading breakbulk port,...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic

AAL Shipping launches new liner service

AAL Shipping is launching a new, monthly liner service which will connect main ports in Europe, the Middle East, India and Asia to serve the multipurpose and heavy-lift markets.  The company will deploy its second-generation 31,000...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic

Breakbulk volumes in Antwerp take massive hit

BreakbulkConventional breakbulk volume in Antwerp has taken a massive beating in 2019, dropping 18% year-on-year. Port of Antwerp describes the decrease as “a consequence of the turbulence in the world”, pointing at the ongoing trade...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic