Belgium 10.59 (Europe/Brussels)
The Port of Antwerp (Belgium) is the second largest port in Europe. More than 14,000 seagoing vessels have entered the port last year. This means hundreds of thousands of seafarers reaching Antwerp. The Antwerp Seafarers’ Centre, located in the city at Italiëlei 72, provides a warm welcome to all seafarers, regardless of culture, gender, race or religion. Please do: -use our free bus transport every evening to and from the Antwerp Seafarers’ Centre. -use the telecommunication facilities and other services at our seamen’s house. -talk to the available chaplain or volunteer at the Centre for any questions or requests. Please don’t: -forget an ID (with photograph) when you are leaving your ship. -remain inside your vessel when you can visit beautiful Antwerp.
Map showing the location of Antwerp

About The Port

Port extends over 13,057 ha. of land, north of the city centre. There are 151 km. of berths, about half of which are suitable for deep-draft vessels. Antwerp has two sets of docks, one on each bank of the Scheldt, entered via locks. The majority of the terminals are in the docks. However, container terminals have been built on the approaches to the Berendrecht and Zandvliet Locks, and the first two terminals of Deurganck Dock on the Left Bank.

In Flanders, northern Belgium, close to the border with the Netherlands.

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Port Services


The Revd Brian Millson

Mission to Seafarers
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0032 (03) 2945922

ITF Inspectors

Marc Van-Noten

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+32 475 775700

Rino Huijsmans

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