Port vehicles are vehicles intended for the handling and transportation of goods and are only used inside the port area. If they want to use the public road in the port, they must comply with a specific regulation: the Port Traffic Regulation.

1. General

1.1 Text of Regulation

De havenverkeersverordening is een reglement dat het verkeer van en het vervoer met havenvoertuigen in de haven van Antwerpen regelt.

Havenverkeersverordening

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De havenverkeersverordening is een reglement dat het verkeer van en het vervoer met havenvoertuigen in de haven van Antwerpen regelt.
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Decree of the Government of Flanders concerning the Port Traffic Regulation

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1.2 Presentation

Introduction to the Port Traffic Regulation

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2. Information for port users

2.3 Inspection of port vehicle

A1 B1 A2 B2 A3 B3

Inspection forms for inspections must be completed prior to the recognition of port vehicles

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A1 B1 A2 B2 A3 B3
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These forms are provided for illustration and information purposes only. You can present yourself to an inspection body recognised by the Port Authority. Below is a list of those approved inspection bodies by category. The list is supplemented as control bodies obtain their recognition.

List of recognised inspection bodies for vehicles in categories A1 - B1 - A2 - B2 - A3 - B3:

Inspection bodyAdressPhone numberE-mail
OCBKoningin Astridlaan 60, 2550 Kontich+32 3 451 37 00info@ocb.be
0800 13 890
SGSNoorderlaan 87, 2030 Antwerpen+32 3 545 48 84be.ssb.lhhaven.antwerpen@sgs.com
VinçotteNoordersingel 23, 2140 Antwerpen+32 3 221 87 67dmlplanningnorth@vincotte.be

List of recognised inspection bodies for vehicles in category A4 - B4:

Inspection bodyAdressPhone numberInfo
GTMTreurenberg 11, 2030 Antwerpen+32 3 541 55 65Territory Antwerpen
Volvo TrucksSchouwkensstraat 5, 2030 Antwerpen+32 3 541 75 50Territory Antwerpen
Transport RoosensKetenislaan Haven 1502, 9130 Beveren+32 3 775 01 01Territory Oost-Vlaanderen
LTRHavinkbeekstraat 11, 9130 Beveren+32 3 248 78 14Territory Oost-Vlaanderen
Outside the port area

Whenever an inspection is to be performed by an inspection body located outside the port area, you must submit an application to portvehicles@portofantwerpbruges.com in order to be permitted to use the vehicle to travel outside the port area (only applies to port vehicles belonging to category A4 - B4). Please use the application form below for that purpose.

Application form – inspection to be performed outside the port area

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3. Information for inspection bodies

3.4.2 Certificates of inspection A1 - B1 - A2 - B2 - A3 - B3

A1 B1 A2 B2 A3 B3

Inspection forms for inspections must be completed prior to the recognition of port vehicles A1 B1 A2 B2 A3 B3

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A1 B1 A2 B2 A3 B3
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Inspection forms for the annual inspection of port vehicles A1 BA A2 B2 A3 B3

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4. Information about the relocation and operational transportation of port vehicles

4.3 Application for Relocation and operational transportation

Enclosed is the application for a route permit Please complete it and send it to portvehicles@portofantwerpbruges.com, accompanied by a sketch of the route.

Aanvraagformulier trajectvergunning 2021

Application form for a route permit

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Aanvraagformulier trajectvergunning 2021
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List of man-made structures or roads with limited load-bearing capacity (Art.75): Bridge numbers 9459, 6950 en 6951 (Noorderlaan). The enclosed plan can be found here.

5. Frequently asked questions

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