Topic: Antwerp

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: Tobias Pieffers

Breakbulk volumes in Antwerp take massive hit

Conventional 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: Tobias Pieffers

MSC pulls plug on West-African ro/ro service

MSC has pulled the plug on its ro/ro service between Le Havre, Antwerp and West-Africa, which began service in February last year. The company cites low freight rates and safety concerns as the main reasons...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

New shipping line connects Antwerp with Morocco

Operating under the name Camabe Line, Moroccan shipping agency Idea Maroc and Dutch shipping company Vertom Shipping & Trading have created a new conventional shortsea shipping line that will connect the port of Antwerp with...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Mammoet eyes petrochemical contracts in Antwerp

Mammoet Belgium has opened a new facility in the Port of Antwerp to provide localized support to the region’s growing petrochemical and industrial sector. The Port of Antwerp is home to the largest integrated oil and...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Breakbulk and ro/ro volumes North Sea Port down

North Sea Port, the newly formed, biggest breakbulk port of Northwest-Europe, saw its breakbulk volume slide in the first quarter of 2019 due to increased containerization of perishables like bananas. Ro-ro volume was also down.  Total...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers