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Antwerp

Centrally located port for both overseas cargoes as well as short sea shipping with good facilities for logistics services. The port of Antwerp is Finnlines' main continental port in the North Sea area.

Thanks to the geographical location of Antwerp on the river scheldt, goods are already near to the customer when they land in the port. Free capacity guarantees short waiting times and fast turnaround for ships. Combined with a very high productivity this gives Antwerp a reputation of a fast port.

Antwerp has also by far the largest warehouse capacity in Europe with more than 5.3 m² million of covered storage space. The presence of numerous European distribution centres also reflects the logistics advantages of Belgium.

The port does also offer an excellent multimodal network between the port and Europe: goods can be further transported by road, barge, rail, pipeline, shortsea and feeder. On top of that, numerous maritime connections are available from Antwerp to ports all over the world.

Finnlines calls at Antwerp Euroterminal (AET, berth 1333). Antwerp Euroterminal N.V. is a joint venture between Grimaldi Group, Naples and Mexiconatie N.V., and is a stevedoring and logistic company active in the Port of Antwerp. The terminal started its activity in May 2001 and has 1700 m of quay and 1 060 000 m2 of area.

Antwerp Euroterminal N.V. provides the following range of services:

  • New cars handling (car fitting before delivery, mechanical and bodywork repairs, preparation of special series, distribution throughout Benelux)
  • Used cars handling
  • Container handling (both lo-lo and ro-ro handling capability)
  • Ro-ro and break bulk cargo handling (Individual lifting capacity of cranes: 104 and 144 ton – heavier cargoes can be lifted by using both cranes together)
  • Opening hours

    Finnlines' departure/arrival terminal is open on normal working days (Mon-Fri, excl. public holidays):

    Containers: 06:00 - 21:00
    Trailers with cargo: 06:00 - 21:00
    Other new mobile cargo: 06:00 - 19:00
    Other used mobile cargo: 06:00 – 20:00
    Breakbulk cargo: 06:00 - 16:00

  • Closing times

    Thursday departure:

    Containers: Thursday at 16:00 hrs
    Trailers: Thursday at 16:00 hrs
    Mobile: Wednesday at 19:00 hrs
    Breakbulk: Wednesday at 15:00 hrs

    Saturday departure:

    Containers: Friday at 21:00 hrs
    Trailers: Friday at 21:00 hrs
    Mobile: Friday at 19:00 hrs
    Breakbulk: Friday at 15:00 hrs

  • VGM, Antwerp procedure by Finnlines Belgium nv

    Seen that the master of the vessel and our ship’s planner must be able to provide a proper stowage-plan of the vessel to the stevedore, the cut-off times by which we need to have the VGM in our possession are :

    - the day of sailing 12:00 (noon) for weekday sailings when the cargo delivery closing is 16:00.

    - the working day before sailing 16:00 for weekend or holiday sailings.

    It is our target to load all units on the booked sailing. Hence any unit for which we, by aforementioned times do not have a valid VGM, will be weighed by the terminal at your responsibility and we will charge a fee of € 100,-/unit irrespective whether you have already a VGM that wasn’t in our possession by a.m. times.

    This unless a weighing instruction has been given at the time of booking in which case below tariff will be applicable.

    We are pleased to announce that Finnlines Belgium nv can offer you a certified weighing service in cooperation with our terminal AET at quay 1333. This for all cargo delivered to the terminal for shipment by our line/vessels.

    Following tariffs are applicable depending on the relevant situation :

    - EUR 17,-/unit when the weighing order is transmitted to our customer service at the time of booking for containers delivered by road.

    - EUR 50,-/unit when the weighing order is transmitted to our customer service at the time of booking for containers delivered by barge.

    - EUR 100,-/unit when the weighing order is transmitted to our customer service at any later stage

    To ensure you enjoy the favourable rate of EUR 17,-/unit without having to instruct for each booking we suggest to set-up a permanent instruction to weigh each and every unit arriving to the terminal for shipment by Finnlines' vessels.

    Please advise your customer service contact in writing for which period in time you require this service.

  • Driving instructions

    Coming from Antwerp/Zelzate/Zeebrugge

    On motorway E34/N49 take exit 10 "Vrasene" and follow direction "Kieldrecht"

    On the roundabout you take the 1st exit (street named "Schoorhavenweg")

    At the end of the street (T-juction), go to the left ("Hoogschoorweg")

    Pass the warehouses of "Tabaknatie" at the right, next is the Antwerp Euroterminal (AET)

    First and second gates are cargo entrances/exits, third gate is visitors entrance

  • Driving instructions

    Coming from Rotterdam/Breda:

    On motorway A12 take exit Antwerp/Gent/Brugge and join R2

    via Liefkenshoek tunnel (= tol road !!! - www.liefkenshoektunnel.be)

    On motorway R2 take exit 10 "Waaslandhaven-Zuid"

    On the roundabout you take the 3rd exit (street named "Steenlandlaan")

    At the next roundabout you take the 1st exit (street named "Hazopweg")

    At the next roundabout you take the 2nd exit (street named "Hazopweg")

    At the T-junction, continue straight (street named "Hoogschoorweg")

    Pass the warehouses of "Tabaknatie" at the right, next is the Antwerp Euroterminal (AET)

    First and second gates are cargo entrances/exits, third gate is visitors entrance

Finnlines Belgium N.V.

Phone: +32 3 570 95 30
Address: 
Blikken
Haven 1333
B-9130 Verrebroek
Belgium

Freight sales

Phone: +32 3 570 95 42
Finnlines Belgium N.V.
Address: 
Blikken
Haven 1333
B-9130 Verrebroek
Belgium

Freight bookings and customer service

Phone: +32 3 570 95 30
Finnlines Belgium N.V.
Address: 
Blikken
Haven 1333
B-9130 Verrebroek
Belgium

Locations

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Location / coordinates

Finnlines Belgium NV - Office Entrance
51° 16' 25.5", 4° 12' 21.24"
51.2746, 4.205

Finnlines Belgium NV - Terminal entrance
51° 16' 25.32", 4° 12' 15.84"
51.2737, 4.2044

Finnlines Belgium NV - Visitor parking
51° 16' 28", 4° 12' 18"
51.27375, 4.2059