Posts Tagged ‘Belgium’

Full agenda and registration opens for IAPH 2020 World Ports Conference

Full agenda and registration opens for IAPH 2020 World Ports Conference
The Handelsbeurs of Antwerp is the world’s first financial exchange. The Royal Exchange in London was built based on its model. The location will host the IAPH World Ports Conference Gala Dinner on 18 March Full agenda and registration opens for IAPH 2020 World Ports Conference Conference to cover...
October 8th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Ports & Terminals | Read More

European Shipping Week to be held from March 23 – 27, 2020

European Shipping Week to be held from March 23 – 27, 2020
Martin Dorsman   European Shipping Week to be held from March 23 – 27, 2020 Europe’s shipowners will once again join forces with the European Parliament, Council and European Commission to place shipping and maritime at the top of the agenda when European Shipping Week will be held in Brussels...
September 5th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Maritime charity marks anniversary of Herald of Free Enterprise disaster

Maritime charity marks anniversary of Herald of Free Enterprise disaster
The Herald of Free Enterprise memorial window at St Mary’s Church, Dover Sailors’ Society holds 32nd anniversary service marking the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster Grieving families affected by the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster gathered to mark the 32nd anniversary memorial service...
March 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Charity, Clubs, Events, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Story of the Day | Read More

Bomin sells Belgium operations

Bomin sells Belgium operations
Hamburg, November 21, 2018 – The Bomin Group, a leading physical supplier of marine fuels, announced that it has signed an agreement to sell its Belgium operations to certain individuals of the Somers family, controlling the tanker shipping company Somtrans. Bomin announced in September 2018 that...
November 21st, 2018 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
10-Nov-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 11-24 NOVEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 11-24 November 2018 Saturday, November 10, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 11 Nov (Sun) – Angola Independence Day 11 Nov (Sun) – Polish Independence Day 11 Nov...
November 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
03-Nov-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 4-17 NOVEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 4-17 November 2018 Saturday, November 3, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 4 Nov (Sun) – Russian Day of Unity 6 Nov (Tue)-8 Nov (Thu) – Divali/Deepavali 11 Nov (Sun)...
November 3rd, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
07-Jul-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 8-21 JULY 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 8-21 July 2018 Saturday, July 7, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 11 Jul (Wed) – Celebration of the Golden Spurs (Belgium) 15 Jul (Sun) – Democracy and National Solidarity...
July 7th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
30-Jun-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 1-14 JULY 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 1-14 July 2018 Saturday, June 30, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 4 Jul (Wed) – USA Independence Day 5 Jul (Thu) – Algeria Independence Day 11 Jul (Wed) – Celebration...
June 30th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Taiwan again donates to Piracy Survivor Family Fund

Taiwan again donates to Piracy Survivor Family Fund
l to r: Roger Harris (Executive Director, ISWAN), Ambassador Harry Tseng (Government of Taiwan) and Dr Charles Tannock MEP On 15 May 2018, the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) and the Taipei Representative Office in the EU and Belgium signed a Memorandum of Understanding,...
May 16th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Port of Antwerp intensifies cooperation with coast of West Africa

Port of Antwerp intensifies cooperation with coast of West Africa
Last row, from left to right: Omar Guèye, minister of Fishing and Maritime Economy of Senegal – Prime Minister of Belgium Charles Michel – Vice Prime Minister of Belgium Alexander De Croo front row, from left to right: Aboucacar Sedikh Beye, CEO of the port of Dakar – Kristof Waterschoot, managing...
March 2nd, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

EFIP welcomes the Port of Genk as new member

EFIP welcomes the Port of Genk as new member
EFIP President, Roland Hörner 6 February 2018 – EFIP is delighted to welcome Haven Genk NV / Port of Genk (Belgium) as a new member. “Haven Genk is a privately owned, tri-modal inland terminal that provides a one-stop shop for logistic services through all transport modes (road – rail –...
February 6th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Ekol opens a new block train between Belgium and Italy

Ekol opens a new block train between Belgium and Italy
… Just 3 weeks ago Ekol Logistics announced opening of new block train connecting Budapest with Cologne that was the first train solution in Ekol East-West corridor and now the company is announcing the launch of a new block train between Zeebrugge, Belgium and Trieste, Italy. This new connection...
September 26th, 2017 | Logistics, Rail | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  15-Jul-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 16-29 JULY 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 16-29 July 2017 Saturday, July 15, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 21 Jul (Fri) – Belgium Independence Day 23 Jul (Sun) – Oman Renaissance...
July 15th, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

European Dockworkers to hold two-hour strikes on June 29

European Dockworkers to hold two-hour strikes on June 29
The International Dockworkers Council (IDC) has called a Europe-wide port stoppage in support of the conflict faced by Spanish dockers and in opposition to the ultra-liberal policies of the European Commission (EC).  Once the conflict in Spain has been resolved, the IDC expects the EC to reconvene...
June 19th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Strikes | Read More

Chios at the forefront of Greece’s Tourism Success

Chios at the forefront of Greece’s Tourism Success
Dancing on stage… A group of Dutch journalists escorted by Eleni Skarveli, the head of the GNTO (Greek National Tourism Organisation) in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg,  are now on the Island of the Winds*, that is Chios in other words, one of the most prominent and powerful places...
May 10th, 2017 | Archaeology, Charity, Communication, Cruise Industry, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Marinas, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Press and Media, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

More than 400 attend 30th anniversary service marking the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster

More than 400 attend 30th anniversary service marking the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster
Grieving families affected by the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster gathered to mark the 30th anniversary memorial service in Dover on March 6. The Herald capsized in just 90 seconds after setting sail from Zeebrugge, Belgium, on Friday March 6, 1987. It was on course for Dover when tragedy struck and...
March 6th, 2017 | Associations, HR, Maritime Accidents | Read More

CLIA Workshop on Port Infrastructure during ESW great success

CLIA Workshop on Port Infrastructure during ESW great success
Tom Fecke Cruise Lines International Association holds high-level workshop on port infrastructure during European Shipping Week (BRUSSELS, 1 March 2017) – Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) yesterday hosted along with the Maltese Presidency of the EU Council an innovative workshop discuss...
March 1st, 2017 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

EU’s leverage & insurance policy on dirty shipping needed

EU’s leverage & insurance policy on dirty shipping needed
Brussels, 28 February 2017 – From dangerous emissions in ports to hazardous scrapping on South Asian beaches, European shipping companies pollute and put people’s health and lives at serious risk. In light of the ongoing European Shipping Week and the failure of the International Maritime Organisation...
February 28th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Damen books its last new build for 2016 on 31st December

Damen books its last new build for 2016 on 31st December
Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld New inland ferry ordered by Belgium’s DAB Vloot The last newbuild order of 2016 for the Damen Shipyards Group was signed on the 31st of December with DAB Vloot of Belgium. The vessel will be a 25-metre ferry especially designed to carry vehicles and passengers across the...
February 13th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

European Shipping Week 2017 Update

European Shipping Week 2017 Update
Book your seat at the official ESW17 Conference and Gala Dinner on Wednesday 1 March. Over 350 shipowners, top government regulators, industry decision makes and maritime lawyers will be there.   The outstanding speaker line-up includes: Programme Violeta Bulc Commissioner for Transport,...
February 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

MCTC signs catering training contract with EXMAR Ship Management

MCTC signs catering training contract with EXMAR Ship Management
Managing Director Christian Ioannou Global training provider Marine Catering Training Consultancy (MCTC) has signed a two-year contract with EXMAR Ship Management, through its catering managers VAN HULLE Catering, to provide training to crew members on 34 of its ships. MCTC, which specialises in the...
February 2nd, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Food and Drink, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Join Global Shipping Industry Leaders at European Shipping Week 2017

Join Global Shipping Industry Leaders at European Shipping Week 2017
  Shipping industry leaders from Europe and around the world will descend on Brussels to meet and network with top legislators from the European Commission, European Parliament and the Council of Ministers. The week‐long series of high level events will bring together the major players...
December 15th, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Markets, Organisations, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ESW 2017 Welcomes keynote speakers and panelists

ESW 2017 Welcomes keynote speakers and panelists
EUROPEAN SHIPPING WEEK 2017 WELCOMES KEYNOTE SPEAKERS AND PANELISTS European Shipping Week 2017 (ESW2017) is pleased to announce its line-up of high level industry speakers at its flagship conference to be held at Steigenberger Wiltcher’s Hotel in Brussels, on Wednesday 1st March 2017. Moderated...
December 6th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

CETA will greatly benefit maritime transport

CETA will greatly benefit maritime transport
Patrick Verhoeven European shipowners have worryingly followed the negotiations thriller of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, CETA, and feel very relieved today as the Belgian regional authorities reached an agreement. “We welcome the outcome after the lengthy and intense negotiations”,...
October 27th, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Markets, Organisations, Trade and Commerce | Read More

EFIP members meet in La Louvière…

EFIP members meet in La Louvière…
l to r: Jean-Louis Jérôme, Roland Hörner, Hans-Peter Hadorn, Carmen Costache, Rainier Reekmans EFIP members meet in La Louvière: Election of a new President and discussion on the profile of  inland ports of the future On 21 October, EFIP members gathered in La Louvière, Belgium, for their General...
October 21st, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More