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  The Port of Antwerp A general presentation. GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans The Port of Antwerp >>

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1   The Port of Antwerp A general presentation

2 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans The Port of Antwerp >>

3 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Antwerp during the 16 th century 1st European port 2nd largest city of Europe Growth

4 World port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Antwerp during the 17 th and 18 th century Religious wars 1585: fall of Antwerp The Netherlands block the Scheldt 200 years closure of the Scheldt Growth

5 World port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Antwerp at the end of the 18 th century The French Revolution 1795: Napoleon reopens the Scheldt Growth

6 World port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Growth of the port of Antwerp Beginning 19th century: Bonapartedock & Willemdock 1975: Scheldt-Rhine connection 1982: Delwaide dock 1987: opening Left bank : docks until Zandvliet lock Interbellum: docks until Van Cauwelaert lock - Albert canal Antwerp 2000: Verrebroek dock & Deurganck dock 1989: Berendrecht lock End 19 th century & beginning 20 th century: Scheldt quays + first docks : North sea- & Europeterminal Growth Netherlands Belgium

7 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Total surface : ha Quay length : 127 km Railway length : 960 km Road length : 276 km Covered storage : 520 ha Current view of the port Growth

8 World port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans The port of Antwerp >>

9 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Total: 142,87 million tons Containers: 61 million tons Maritime cargo transport 2003 World port

10 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Maritime cargo turnover ,87 World port

11 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Maritime cargo turnover Containers 61 World port

12 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Port of Antwerp top world port, 2 nd port of Europe World port

13 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans 2 nd maritime petrochemical centre of the world World port

14 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Existing chemical industry (2348 ha) Available internal reserves (267 ha) The importance of the industry World port

15 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Fruit 1 st port of Europe Source: Drewry Shipping Consultants 1998 World port

16 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Forest products 1 st port in Europe World port

17 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Steel 1 st port in Europe World port

18 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Ro-Ro 3 rd port in Europe World port

19 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Containers 3 rd port in Europe & fast growing World port

20 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plansWorld port Hamburg-Le Havre range: evolution of market shares (Total container trade)

21 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Port of Antwerp >>

22 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Very central geographical position 250km 500km 750km Actionradius Successful factors

23 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Centrality index European ports (Antwerp = 1,00) Successful factors Very central geographical position

24 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Distance ports to European hinterland from Successful factors

25 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Origin & destination Maritime cargo traffic: the European hinterland 49% of our cargo Belgium & Luxemburg 51% of our cargo Successful factors Very central geographical position

26 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans European waterways junction barges have transported 76 million tons (2003) Successful factors

27 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans European railways junction Rome Istanbul Athene Minsk Oslo Helsinki Copenhagen Moskou Madrid Bratislava London Warschau Boedapest Boekarest Paris Praag Stockholm Lissabon Sofia Wenen Bern Berlin Largest railway port in Europe Terminal for international lines Daily 220 loaded cargo trains 21,6 million tons in 2002 Successful factors

28 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Madrid European motorways junction Rome Istanbul Athene Minsk Oslo Helsinki Copenhagen Moskou Bratislava London Warschau Boedapest Boekarest Paris Praag Stockholm Lissabon Sofia Vienna Bern Berlin Successful factors

29 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Maritime connections with the rest of the world 300 liner services serve 800 overseas destinations : 600 on a regular basis 325 on a weekly basis 50 on a daily basis Successful factors

30 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Highly developed logistic & distribution functions 5,2 million m² covered storage space Successful factors

31 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans AGHA ABAS The professional association of Antwerp master stevedores and port operators ASV The Antwerp Shipping Association BRV The Belgian Shipowners’ association KKNA Chamber of Commerce and Industry VEA Antwerp freight forwarding and logistic association KVBG Royal association of traffic flow controllers Service : a dynamical private sector Successful factors

32 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Service : personal efforts Successful factors

33 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Service : productivity Productivity of the containerterminals Source : Marconsult Reference Successful factors

34 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Service : client satisfaction Source : Dr. B.J. Thomas, Univ. of Wales Client satisfaction Successful factors

35 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans X-400 Portal Sites CCS’S INTERNET Seagha Clearing BELGIAN RAILWAYS BELGIAN RAILWAYS CUSTOMS S&SS PORT AUTHORITIES PORT AUTHORITIES “Company name” VANS Airlines BCS SEAGHA Modern computer & communication technology

36 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans The port of Antwerp >>

37 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Direct employment Local impact

38 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Added value 1/2 1/3 1/4 1/12 1/20 of the added value of the city of Antwerp of the added value of the Antwerp region of the added value of the province of Antwerp of the added value of Flanders of the added value of Belgium Local impact

39 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans The port of Antwerp >>

40 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans New container capacity (Deurganckdok) Europaterminal Noordzeeterminal Deurganckdock Delwaidedock Churchilldock Hansadock

41 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Phase I – 6/2005 Phase II – 6/2006 Phase III – 6/2007 4,8 km of quay > 5 million containers 1st phase ready in 2005 New container capacity (Deurganckdok)

42 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans HNN (PSA) P & O Ports Indaver Hercules Gyproc Benelux Borealis Kallo Deurganckdock

43 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Verrebroek dock Future plans

44 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Nautical accessibility Present drafts : average vessel draft 12,30 m (= 40’3”) non-tide-dependant 12,80 m (= 42’) navigational window of 8 hours 13,40 m (= 44’) navigational window of 7 hours Future draft : 14 m (= 46’) non-tide-dependent Future plans

45 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans The Iron Rhine Future plans

46 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Improvement motorway infrastructure Masterplan 1. Oosterweel connection 2. Improvement “Leugenbergbend” 3. Connection R2-E17 (Liefkenshoektunnel - E17) 4. Connection E19/A12 - E34 (Merksem - Wommelgem) 5. Connection E19 - A12 (Kontich - Boom) 6. Connection A12 - E17 (Willebroek -Temse - Sint-Niklaas) E19 E34 A12 A11 E17 E19 A12 1 E313 Future plans

47 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Improvement railway infrastructure Masterplan 1. Second railway access 2. Iron Rhine 3. Railway tunnel 4. Connection Left bank direction Ghent 5. “Mega-hub” combined transport Future plans

48 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans Antwerp/ Flanders Port Training Center Antwerp Port Authority Technical and training support AGHA Future plans

49 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans The port of Antwerp

50 GrowthWorld port Successful factorsLocal impact   Future plans


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