VLS plans Ghent upgrade

VLS-Group is to invest in expanding toll manufacturing and bulk storage capacity at its Ghent site in Belgium, as the first element in a modernisation and extension programme that will extend to other facilities in the Netherlands and Germany.

Talke improves drumming rate

The Talke Group has installed a new €1.6m drumming line at its Zwijndrecht facility in Belgium.

Ahlers Belgium wins AEO-F status

Ahlers Belgium has received Authorised Economic Operator (Full) (AEO-F) status from Belgian Customs. The certification covers Ahlers' sites in Antwerp and Evergem as well as all integrated services offered by the company.

DNV to look at LNG bunkering in Belgium

The Flemish government has awarded DNV a contract to undertake a feasibility study into the provision of LNG bunkering facilities at its main ports – Antwerp, Zeebrugge and Ghent.

A role to play

At its general meeting last month in Nice, France, the International Tank Container Organisation (ITCO), the premier international trade group representing the tank container industry, demonstrated that its commitment to educating the supply chain about the safe handling of tank containers

Huktra growing fleet

Belgium-headquartered tank container operator Huktra NV has ordered 100 tank containers as part of a year-end fleet expansion programme.

Ghent's gateway to Europe

The birthplace of John of Gaunt and once the second largest city in Medieval Europe after Paris, Ghent is today home to Ahlers’ state-of-the-art European Distribution Centre (EDC), a Seveso High Limit facility for the handling, storage and distribution of packaged hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals.

Odyssey moves office in Antwerp

Odyssey Logistics & Technology has announced that due to “significant growth” it has moved its recently opened European arm to a new site in Antwerp, Belgium.

New kids on the block

PROFILE In February, Odyssey Logistics & Technology, a US-based 4PL logistics provider serving the chemical and process industries, officially opened a European office in Antwerp, Belgium. But why should such a company be interested in a market already awash with numerous 3PLs and 4PLs?

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