International connections

As the second largest port in Europe, Port of Antwerp-Bruges is a true world port. To strengthen its international network, it is committed to sustainable partnerships and ambitious investments.

Representatives anchor international relations

With a dynamic network of representatives around the world, Port of Antwerp-Bruges is at the heart of international world trade. Its representatives not only convey the message of sustainable business, but also help shape international collaboration


The ambitions of Port of Antwerp-Bruges can be found in countless international projects. For example, the development of an efficient modal shift policy and the expansion of port infrastructure. But it does not stop at mere consultancy or investment. 

For overseas ports and terminals in a start-up phase, or for those looking to improve the performance of their port, Port of Antwerp-Bruges invests in comprehensive courses and training for professionals.


Port of Antwerp-Bruges International's experts and consultants make recommendations, draw up action plans and develop customised solutions.

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Port of Antwerp-Bruges invests in extensive maritime education and training for professionals.

Consultants lay the foundations for sustainable collaboration

The core activities of subsidiary Port of Antwerp-Bruges International are consultancy and investment. It is a shareholder in Port of Duqm in Oman, Port of Acu in Brazil, and San Pedro Manutention in Ivory Coast.


All these investment projects are not only the result of long-term partnerships, but also the ambition to promote business, make global trade easier and more accessible. This 'think global, act local' approach proves to be a recipe for success.

Training centre trains professionals from all over the world

The maritime training centre of Antwerp and Flanders is known worldwide as APEC-Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Center (APEC).


The centre offers short-term seminars for professionals from around the world. During these training courses, we do not only exchange knowledge and best practices. Often, the dialogue between the various participants prompts debate and discussion and paves the way for new, innovative ideas.

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Map representing the network of representatives around the world.

International representatives

Map representing the network of representatives around the world.

Contact our experts

Luc Arnouts

Vice-President International Affairs

Wim Dillen

International Development Manager

Tom Monballiu

International Network Advisor

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