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.
20 December 2017 | For the last time, the famous 'Winter Concert' organized a musical program with various artist, in the beautiful setting of the Sint-Laurentius church in Antwerp. In line with our CSR year plan, we have opted for a sponsorship of €2000 and donated 40 concert tickets to underprivileged and disadvantaged people in our society.
31 October 2017 | PSA Antwerp, MPET and ATS are collaborating on the construction of three large underground storage tanks, which will be used for the collection and the storage of rainwater for the washing of terminal equipment. With these storage tanks, we expect to conserve up to 3 million litres of potable water annually.
28 September 2017 | September… the end of the holidays, the start of the new school year. And also for us, it has been a very succesful and productive month! Thanks to the many volunteer actions, our employees were able to collect a nice amount of money for charity. With the collected funds, laptops and bicylces were purchased to donate to OCMW Youth Work.
21 September 2017 | On 20 September, our employees made their hands dirty for charity, once again. This time, our Finance department refurbished and redecorated a crisis home for OCMW Antwerpen. Crisis houses are temporary homes for people in precarious circumstances who are unable to stay in their own house for any reason.
18 September 2017 | On 17 September 2017, the four Flemish ports (Antwerp, Ghent, Ostend and Zeebrugge) jointly organized the fifth edition of the Flemish Port Day.
In Antwerp, also MPET opened the doors to the general public, giving visitors the opportunity to discover the terminal operations from 8m and from 50m height! In addition, a dedicated event area was created with drink and food stalls, as well as entertainment for kids.