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

    For the second year in a row, Ghent port has been nominated for the IBJ Awards in the category ‘Best Dry Bulk Port’. This nomination is based on 5 pillars the port has been focusing on in the past few years. On 17 November 2014, the ‘International Bulk Journal’ (IBJ) will announce what the best dry bulk port is according to them.

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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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