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  • Port of Ghent sees seaborne cargo traffic increase again

    Port of Ghent’s cargo traffic during first six months and second quarter of 2015

    For the first six months, Ghent port’s cargo traffic is on the same level as in 2014 and 2013. This is owing to the steady increase of its seaborne cargo traffic. The handling of general cargo – mainly steel products – registered a record, Ghent Port Company remarks.

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  • Ghent Port Company and Stukwerkers focus on more containers via inland navigation between ports of Ghent and Antwerp

    Ghent Port Company wants to attract more container traffic by inland vessel between the ports of Ghent and Antwerp. It was looking for an operator wanting to render this service. The Ghent stevedore Stukwerkers wants to carry out the task and plans on realizing six sailings a week. During the start-up phase it can count on a 200,000 euros contribution by the Port Company.

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  • Number of jobs at port of Ghent continues to increase

    Employment at port of Ghent has increased for the third year in a row, and it now accounts for 60,720 jobs. Added value has increased as well. Ghent Port Company is delighted to see an increase in the port’s economic importance as indicated by the figures from the National Bank of Belgium for 2013.

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