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Company Visit: Port House and boat trip port of Antwerp
June 22, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
PICS MEMBER ACTIVITY
Guided tour of Port House and Port of Antwerp by boat
The Port of Antwerp has been an indispensable link in world trade since the Middle Ages. Today, 150,000 people contribute to this success story. Explore the most interesting parts of the 12,068 hectares port area by boat and discover the infrastructure for all types of transports and goods, that this central located port offers.
Guided by Danny Deckers, Senior Advisor Port of Antwerp, you will discover the various initiatives in the field of innovation, security and sustainability to improve the mobility in and around the harbour.
Before boarding we grap the opportunity to visit the Port House, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects and an architectural masterpiece. The headquarters of the Antwerp Port Authority is without doubt one of the eye-catchers of the Antwerp skyline. Inside, the building is also breathtaking thanks to a fascinating line pattern on every floor, and dazzling panoramic views.
- 16:00 – 16:30 Guided tour Port House of Antwerp by Danny Deckers, senior advisor
- 16.30 – 19:00 Boat trip Port of Antwerp with experienced guide Danny Deckers and networkdrink on board
This visit is part of the seminar ‘from road to water’. Find the complete program here
Your guide: Danny Deckers
After a period of working in the Antwerp private sector since 1975 in forwarding (import forest products -De Keyser expéditions, export steel -Satem ), cargo handling, stevedoring and physical distribution -Hessenatie/Shackle joined the Zeebrugge Port Authority for 6 years – 1995/2001. Returned to Antwerp to organise the promotion of the private sector’s umbrella organisation Alfaport.
In the meantime in 1995 Lodico (LOgistics and DIstribution COnsultancy) had been created
(contracts with several transport, forwarding and handling companies in Antwerp, Zeebrugge and France, Valenciennes Chambre of Commerce regional logistics development, POA-advisor)
- PICS members :
- 35 euro p.p. (excl. 21% VAT)
- non members:
- 85 euro p.p. (excl. 21% VAT)