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Port of Antwerp emphasises importance of West Africa with intensive collaboration

The amount of freight carried annually between West Africa and the port of Antwerp is nearly 17 million tonnes. Port of Antwerp therefore collaborates closely with the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), which manages six ports in Nigeria, and the port of Cotonou in Benin. As part of this partnership representatives ...

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Port of Antwerp is expanding, but not its eco-footprint

The ecological footprint of Port of Antwerp remains stable while freight volume and industrial output continue to rise. This is one of the main conclusions of the fifth Sustainability Report, an initiative of Port of Antwerp, the Left Bank Development Corporation and VOKA-Alfaport (chamber of commerce). Freight volume and industrial ...

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Port of Antwerp sees Brexit as new opportunity

The uncertainty over Brexit continues but one thing is clear: as soon as the UK leaves the European Union in one way or another, there will be big changes in British imports and exports. Port of Antwerp sees new opportunities here, such as a shift from ferry to container transport. ...

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Meet APICA, the digital brain

Port of Antwerp is working on a digital representation of the port area. The Antwerp Port Information & Control Assistant (APICA) forms the brain of the application, while a 3D interface with real-time information is its face. This strategic project forms part of the Port of Antwerp digitisation and innovation ...

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