North Sea Port Ghent books record year
For North Sea Port Ghent, 2022 turned out to be the best year since the merger in 2018, with 73.6 million tons of cargo transshipment by sea (+7%) and 64.5 million tons by inland navigation (+7%). In particular, dry bulk transshipment continued to increase strongly (+10%). To explain this growth, CEO Daan Schalck calls attention to additional stock building and an increased supply of raw materials, like oilseeds, crude iron, fertilizers and coal, among others. In 2022, the US was the most important trading partner (+27%).