Antwerp Port Authority and its consultancy and investment subsidiary Port of Antwerp International (PAI) have signed a collaboration agreement with Enabel, the Belgian development agency, aiming to further the sustainable development of ports in developing countries.
Belgium’s development strategy involves finding and supporting suitable growth centres in particular countries while ports offer a particular attraction due to their role in the supply chain.
Enabel CEO Jean Van Wetter. “Shipping transport is an important factor in international development. The Port of Antwerp and Belgian development aid both concentrate a large part of their efforts on Africa.