Port of Antwerp under investigation for illegal state aid

EU Commission is now investigating the Port of Antwerp for a possible breach of regulations regarding state aid given to the container operators PSA Antwerp and Antwerp Gateway.

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The port in the Belgian city of Antwerp - one of Europe's largest ports - is now suspected of breaking the rules for state aid given to two port operators, as the EU Commission writes in a press release.

The commission has launched an in-depth investigation of the port, after a competitor has notified the commission of the circumstances at the port.

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