Incident container fire Waaslandhaven

24.06.2024 - 07.20u

End of the incident. The container has been moved to a safe location. Everyone involved is now making every effort to restart all activities as soon as possible.

24.06.2024 - 07h00

Shipping traffic can resume in deurganckdok.

24.06.2024 - 05h30

Due to a container fire at MPET, quay 1742, terminal operations are at a standstill. Shipping traffic is currently blocked at Deurganckdok. Emergency services are at the scene and the fire is under control. Major traffic disruption is expected in the Waaslandhaven as a result of this incident. Please avoid the region.


Our colleagues and the emergency services are on site and follow the situation closely. We are doing everything we can to resolve this situation as quickly and safely as possible. 


We apologize for any inconvenience. We 'll keep you up-to-date on this web page and via X, Port of Antwerp-Bruges