Who owns Port of Antwerp?

Who owns Port of Antwerp?

the Antwerp Port Authority
The port offers over 5.3 million square metres of covered storage space. The port is owned and managed by the Antwerp Port Authority. The management committee of the authority operates the port facilities under the control of the regional port commissioner.

Why is Antwerp Port important?

It is a seaport in the heart of Europe accessible to capesize ships. It is Europe’s second-largest seaport, after Rotterdam. Antwerp stands at the upper end of the tidal estuary of the Scheldt….

Port of Antwerp
Coordinates 51°16′12″N 4°20′12″E
Vessel arrivals 14,220 sea ships (2012)

How big is the Port of Antwerp?

12,068 hectares
Antwerp is already the biggest port area in the world. Over the centuries, the area grew to exactly 12,068 hectares, or about 20,000 football fields. In this area, the Port Authority gives land, warehouses, covering and quays in concession to private enterprises to develop their commercial activities.

How many terminals does port Antwerp have?

26 terminals
The Port of Antwerp has 26 terminals, 17 them certified by the Chief Harbour Master and 5 of them are dedicated container terminals with a combined capacity of 16.1 million TEUs.

Where is the biggest port in Europe?

The Port of Rotterdam
The Port of Rotterdam is currently the biggest port in Europe and the sixth biggest in the world by annual cargo throughput. The port handled 441.5 million tonnes of cargo in 2012.

What is the best port in Europe?

Barcelona, Spain. Casa Mila in Barcelona, Spain.

  • Athens, Greece. Parthenon in Athens, Greece.
  • Naples, Italy. Pompeii in Naples, Italy.
  • Venice, Italy. Bridge of Sighs in Venice, Italy.
  • Dubrovnik, Croatia. Old Town in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  • Valletta, Malta.
  • Florence/Pisa, Italy.
  • Edinburgh, Scotland.