Antwerp XL to launch digital event & “Summer of breakbulk” as live show is moved to March 2021

The September edition of Antwerp XL, the global event dedicated to breakbulk, heavy lift, roro & project cargo, has been rescheduled to 10-12 March 2021, but show-goers will still have the chance to learn, debate and connect online throughout what is being dubbed the “Summer of breakbulk” – a series of online seminars & meetings …

Rhenus Air & Ocean moves to Liége Airport

Rhenus Air & Ocean moved from Herstal in Belgium to its new location at Liège Airport. The reason behind the move is its strategically advantageous position in the “Golden Triangle” between Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris. At the new branch, Rhenus Air & Ocean plans to offer multimodal solutions and expand Rhenus’ global airfreight network Liège …

Kalmar to supply DR Depots

Kalmar will supply DR Depots, a subsidiary of the DR group of Companies, with nine empty container handlers and one Kalmar Gloria reachstacker. This order, which was concluded through Kalmar’s local dealer Feyter Forklift Services, was booked in Q2 2020 order intake, with all units scheduled for delivery in Q4 2020. The new machines will …

The search for the XL 40 Under 40 is underway

Antwerp XL is searching for the breakbulk industry’s 40 most dynamic and influential professionals under the age of 40 in a new initiative celebrating the next generation of the industry.  Professionals working in the industry are encouraged to self-nominate if they are under 40, or nominate eligible colleagues if they believe they have contributed significantly …

World’s biggest breakbulk players to exhibit at Antwerp XL 2020

Antwerp XL, the world’s only event dedicated exclusively to maritime breakbulk, returns to the Antwerp Expo on 21st-23rd April 2020 with an expanded show floor filled with 150 major players from around the globe and operating across the breakbulk supply chain. While the majority of 2019’s exhibitors will be returning, plenty of ports, freight forwarders, ocean …

Plans unveiled for Antwerp XL 2020

Antwerp XL, the world’s only event dedicated exclusively to maritime breakbulk, will have an expanded show floor and an even greater international audience when it returns to the Port of Antwerp on 21st-23rd April 2020. The inaugural exhibition and conference, held at the largest breakbulk and steel port in Europe, made an impressive debut, attracting …

Antwerp increases eco-efficiency with two more Konecranes Gottwald mobile harbor cranes

Belgian logistics and transportation company Zuidnatie Breakbulk, installed in the Port of Antwerp, has opted for two eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald mobile harbor cranes. For empty container handling and heavy loads up to 100 tons in their operations area at Quay 624, they chose the Konecranes Gottwald Model 3 mobile harbor crane GHMK 3405 in two-rope …

Volga-Dnepr Group ensures emergency Ebola delivery

Volga-Dnepr Group took a part in the Mérieux Foundation's efforts to control the Ebola virus disease epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by undertaking a special cargo flight last week carrying mobile bio-medical laboratories. One of their fleet of twelve AN124-100 aircraft was especially positioned in Lyon-Saint Exupery airport (France) on Tuesday 08 …

Sarens installs two 1600t bridges in Belgium

Sarens recently completed the installation of two new bridges across the Kieldrecht Lock (Belgium). This lock, also called the Deurganckdok lock, is the largest in the world since its opening in 2016, and allows access to the Port of Antwerp. In order to transport and install the two elements Sarens used the barge "Caroline". Thanks …

Mammoet deploys a new location in Antwerp

In order to support the growth of the largest European oil and chemical cluster on the Port of Antwerp, Mammoet has decided to install a new facility. The site is adjacent to the large deep-water Liberty-dock (Bevrijdingsdok). Thanks to this new location, Mammoet Belgium will be able to offer services with a fleet of new …