The Factory hotel reservation can be made via the link at a discounted rate of 100 Euro per night (including breakfast). They offer this arrangement for DBTG during the whole second week of june (7-11 june). If you select the appropriate date(s) you will be able to select the arrangement for the International Dry Bulk Terminals Group.
PORT & TERMINAL TOUR BY KATOEN NATIE TERMINALS Leaving the hotel by shuttle busses we will be heading towards to the locks of Kallo. After the passage of those locks we will driving by the Katoen Natie Terminals Barge Tide Terminal. Katoen Natie Terminals operates this terminal for (un)loading mainly containers, break bulk and project cargo is also possible. With a dedicated zone for fumigation. On the left hand side you can see the multi business unit terminal Log hidden city, First construction in 2005. Now 600.000 sqm covered warehouse,once completed 1.300.000 sqm. In respect with the historical location the chairman of Katoen Natie decided to rebuild the Singelberg castle, in 1585 the capitulation of Antwerp which lead to the separation of the Northern and Southern Netherlands. Quick terminal tour with explanation of the business unit structure with some examples. Leaving the terminal heading for the Kieldrecht Sluis, the length in between gates is 500 meters, width of 68 meter depth of 17,8 meter . Opened in 2016, investment of 382 billion euros. With on the right hand side the container terminals of the Deurganck dock. 80% of all containers passing the port of Antwerp are handled there.
Following we will head for the 1227 terminal completed in 10 years with the largest number of silos in Europe 1.000, filled with resins like PE,PP. This terminal is water connected on which the majority of the cargo is imported steel. Dry bulk in its infancy by the handling of Australian sand. In the future Katoen Natie wants to become one of the largest players by offering added value solutions.