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  • Peltracom expands activities with bagging of wood pellets for home use

    Potting soil producer Peltracom expands its activities in Ghent port with a complementary seasonal product, being the bagging of wood pellets for home use.

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  • Ghent Port Company keeps rates the same for 2015

    Ghent Port Company will not be implementing a general rate increase for 2015. Rates for 2015 will remain at the same level as those for 2014 for both the mooring of vessels and the use of a range of port services.

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  • Honda saves 20% on energy by installing new LED lamps

    Honda Motor Europe Logistics NV is saving a lot of energy in its warehouses in Ghent port by replacing old lamps by LEDs. Consequently, the company is able to reduce its energy consumption by 20%, so Ghent Port Company was informed.

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  • Port of Ghent wins award for ‘best dry bulk port’

    On Monday night, November 17 the IBJ Awards declared Ghent port to be the ‘best dry bulk port’. This way, the companies in the port see their efforts rewarded. The winners were announced in Rotterdam and the awards are an initiative of the renowned ‘International Bulk Journal’ (IBJ).

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  • Stora Enso inaugurates a second Paper for Recycling sorting line at Langerbrugge Mill

    Stora Enso has invested in Port of Ghent EUR 9 million in a new, world class Paper for Recycling sorting line, operating at Stora Enso Langerbrugge Mill in Ghent, Belgium. This world class PfR sorting line is installed in a 5,200 m2 new modern building. On Friday evening, October 24, 2014 this sorting line was officially inaugurated.

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  • Second edition of ‘Ghent port runs’ takes place on Sunday, 19 April 2015

    On Sunday, 19 April 2015 the second edition of ‘Ghent port runs’ will take place. This way, both trained runners and families can experience the port from within while running along docks and ships, on quays and through factories. This time as well, Ghent Port Company and the organization ‘Gentloopt.be’ will be joining hands for this purpose.

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  • Port of Ghent strengthens position at Paris grain exchange Matif

    In the course of the fourth quarter of 2014 port of Ghent will be a new delivery point for contracts for rapeseed meal and rapeseed oil that are being traded at the Matif grain exchange. In the grain world, this Parisian option and futures market is a very well-known and important exchange that forms part of Euronext. This way, Ghent port is not only strengthening its position at this internationally renowned grain exchange but also as the granary of Europe.

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