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Antwerp: New municipal Port Police Regulations come into force
Modification 3 of the Municipal Port Police Regulation, the Port Instructions and related forms come into force on the 12th of November 2018. The port and the social context in which it operates are in a constant state of flux. It is therefore essential for the Police Regulation to take account of the changing situation and requirements. In modification 3 of the Port Police Regulation various articles were modified, and various new provisions were added.
Samskip launches new Antwerp/UK shortsea route expanding its European multimodal network
The initial schedule offers a twice weekly short sea container service, with its first departure from Antwerp on the 12th October. The service will be operated by a 508TEU capacity vessel, sailing from ATO's multimodal terminal on Tuesday and Saturday and ABP Port of Hull on Thursday and Monday, the company said in its press release. This new connection is in addition to Samskip's existing shortsea services connecting Rotterdam with Tilbury, Hull and Grangemouth (eight per week) and the recent three times weekly Amsterdam-Hull service. This new Antwerp to Hull routing offers shippers a distinct local alternative.
Big new player in the port of Antwerp As MOL Chemical Tankers and SEA-Invest team up to build tank storage farm
The Japanese group MOL Chemical Tankers is coming to the port of Antwerp. Together with the port group SEA-Invest it is to invest some 300 to 400 million euros in construction of a tank storage terminal for liquid chemicals. This is yet more confirmation of the port’s power of attraction for big investors.Upload News