Two major European ports join forces

Antwerp and Bruges have agreed to merge the two cities' ports in an effort to strengthen their position in the global supply chain. The merger is expected to take a year.

Photo: PR / Port of Antwerpen

The two Belgian ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge, in Bruges, will merge into one, under the name Port of Antwerp-Bruges, informs the Port of Antwerp in a press release.

The purpose of the merger is to strengthen both ports' position in the global supply chain and the course toward a green transition. The ambition is to create one of the world's largest ports in terms of economy, climate and people, they say.

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