1 October 2018 | September.. The new start of the schoolyear and the perfect opportunity to visit our new CSR partner City Pirates. Thanks to many volunteer actions organized by staff we were able to collect a nice amount of money, which was doubled by PSA/MPET/ATS. Part of the money was invested in office stationery and football equipment for City Pirate students.
16 September 2018 | On Saturday 15 September 2018 we officially opened our brand new workshop at MPET where all rolling equipment will be maintained as from now. For this occasion, some 400 guests, including our own technicians accompanied by their family and a number of recruitment agencies and schools, were invited to a grand welcome reception in the new building.
5 July 2018 | Each year, PSA Antwerp and Antwerp Terminal Services (ATS) present several awards to students for the 'best school graduation projects', which are linked to the shipping and/or maritime industry. PSA Antwerp awards the best Bachelor Thesis presented in French, English or Dutch at Karel de Grote Hogeschool - major Logistics Management. ATS awards the Best Bachelor Thesis at Thomas More Hogeschool Campus De Nayer - major Electro Mechanics, and at GTI Beveren - majors 'Ships- and Port Technologies'.
2 June 2018 | As part of a recruitment drive to find skilled technicians, PSA Antwerp recently ran a campaign themed “Fly to your Future”, whereby candidates with the right profile were offered a helicopter flight to one of our Antwerp terminals during a Job Day. For this occasion, also a Straddle Carrier was shipped from one of our terminals to 'het Eilandje' in Antwerp, for visitors to behold.
1 June 2018 | Both team Legal and HR & Corporate Communication rolled up their sleeves for the youth cell of the OCMW. The living area and city garden were tackled and transformed into a complete metamorphosis. Our heroes were busy with painting brushes, cleaning materials, a hammer and a drilling machine. After a successful day, they got rewarded with a big smile from the youngsters!
22 March 2018 | Each year, under the banner of "GO GREEN", PSA ports around the world engage in a diverse range of activities aimed at raising environmental awareness and taking action to conserve, recycle and reduce. This year, we raised 4,650€ for SeaLife. With these funds, a baby seal named 'Margot' was rescued, nurtured and released again into the North Sea. Go Margot!
18 March 2018 | When the pouring rain, hail or snow is spoiling everyone’s day, our Environment Manager Ronny Deroef is delighted. We recently invested in a large-scale installation that collects this heavenly gift. With the free rainwater, the sky high machinery receives an environmentally friendly wash, which saves 3 million liters of drinking water.
24 December 2017 | Kamiano is part of the Sant’ Egidio community, which supports the poorest in our society. Twice a week they offer hot meals to homeless people and their families. In addition, their doors are open every morning for acute care and guidance. Many of our staff rolled up their sleeves and volunteered to help with food distributions. In addition, our management awarded a check of 12,000€ to the organisation to cover one month of food supply.
22 December 2017 | December in Belgium may have been cold, but it also experienced the most heartwarming week when donations poured in during Studio Brussels’ annual nationwide charity drive “The Warmest Week”. Bike4Fun, a group of cycling enthusiasts that included PSA/MPET/ATS employees, cycled 1,050 km; ultimately raising €8,500 from corporate sponsors including PSA.