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  • French navy vessels ready to be scrapped at Galloo Gent

    At the end of October 2014 the second vessel out of a total of six French navy ships arrived at Galloo Gent where they are intended to be scrapped. Galloo informed Ghent Port Company of this. France assigned the dismantling of the vessels to the Ghent business that forms part of the Galloo group. The firm is one of the few permanently licensed ship breaker’s yards in Europe.

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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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  • Cargo traffic in the port of Ghent in the third quarter of 2014

    The port of Ghent recorded a total cargo traffic of 11.6 million tonnes for the third quarter of 2014. This is 3% less than for the third quarter of 2013. This brings the total volume of cargo traffic by sea and inland waterways, after a period of 9 months, to 35.7 million tonnes, a decrease of 1%.

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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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  • New quay wall at Moervaart in Ghent port

    Ghent Port Company is building a new quay wall at the Moervaart canal in port of Ghent. The adjacent businesses will be able to make use of this new port infrastructure in the course of 2015 in view of a safe and smooth loading and unloading of vessels. The Port Company will invest 8.7 million euros here.

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