International players

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The construction and exploitation of the container terminal (15 ha)

The management of the container terminal has been entrusted to the consortium consisting of:

  • Dubai Ports World.

Dubai Ports World, briefly DP World, is the world's third leading port operator and is present in 31 countries. This is a branch of the holding company Dubai World, owned by the Dubai government (United Arab Emirates).

Management of logistical plots (41.7 ha)

Some of the logistical plots have been granted to Jost Group (30 hectares) whereas another 10 hectares in this logistical area have been granted to the Belgian company Warehouses De Pauw.

 Jost Group is a leading transport and logistics company in Europe and provides added-value services in the areas of road transport, air and sea freight, logistics and customs and forwarding services

WDP is the market leader in Belgium and in the Benelux in the development and in renting out of logistical warehouses. WDP is currently renting out +/- 2,500,000 m2 of warehouses, valued at almost 1900 million euros, to its customers in Belgium, the Netherlands, France and Romania.