The appointment is in response to strong market growth in exports from Belgium and its neighbour, France, and marks the beginning of twice-weekly sailings of a liner service from Antwerp to the Arabian Gulf.
The new DSV Panalpina will be a logistics goliath across a number of sectors with a combined 3 million TEU Air & Sea division, more than 1.5 million tons of airfreight annually and a US $17-billion annual revenue.
Dubai-based airport services provider opened a new cargo facility at Brussels Airport
Polytra N.V arranged the loading for two transformers, each weighing 210 tonnes onto a barge from Mechelen for direct transshipment from Belgium to Oman.
Flights from the UAE to Brussels remained suspended Wednesday following devastating terror attacks on the Belgian capital yesterday.
Kalmar to upgrade DP World's cranes in Antwerp to keep pace with the growing size of container ships