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  • New Buda bridge sails from Ghent port to Courtrai

    On Thursday, August 7, 2014 the new Buda bridge is leaving Ghent port for Courtrai. The bridge was manufactured by the metal construction company Aelterman at the Kluizendok. The spectacular transport will be carried out entirely by waterway. Aelterman regularly handles extraordinary cargoes in port of Ghent.

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  • Ghent port welcomes sea cruise ship 'Seabourn Quest' for the first time

    On Thursday, August 7, 2014 the sea cruise ship ‘Seabourn Quest’ visited the port of Ghent for the first time. Ghent is mostly called at by inland cruise vessels – with 300 items 2014 is even a record year – but every now and then, the port also receives the larger passenger vessels. The ‘Seabourn Quest’ arrived around 9 a.m. at the Rigakaai. Ghent Port Company welcomed the captain and his passengers.

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  • Ghent Port Company pursues a cautious but strong financial policy - figures 2013 annual accounts

    By means of a cautious financial policy, Ghent Port Company is developing a strong financial capacity and a large financial independence for the operation of the port. This is shown in the Port Company’s 2013 annual accounts. In 2013, it realized a higher turnover than ever before. Moreover, it again ends the year with a 12 million euros profit. 5 million of it is immediately reserved for the realization of the new sealock in Terneuzen. The remaining 7 million goes to the further development of the infrastructure for the port users and the companies.

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