5 July 2017 | Early June the employees of PSA Antwerp, MPET and ATS have set up several actions to collect funds for charity. No efforts were spared as they surpassed all expectations during the 'Charity Week': stirring the pots, offering refreshing ice cream and even a part of their wage. And successfully so, as this generated a total of 2,555 euro for OCMW Youth Work. The company doubled that amount. Representing 5,000 euro in new bicycles and computers for youngsters who are having a hard time finding their way in society.
1 July 2017 | At PSA/MPET/ATS, we have the ambition to support our local community wherever we can, not only financially, but also with material supplies and volunteer work. In June, our staff at Willemdok joined forces to collect as many soap and other toiletry products as possible during 1 week for ‘Het zeephuisje’, part of the social welfare organization ‘Moeders voor Moeders’. A noble act from our PSA heroes!
15 June 2017 | After a year of intensive training on the spinning bike as well as weekly on a tandem, PSA colleagues Elke Banneel and Walter Theyssens were more than ready for their long awaited climb to the top of the Mont Ventoux on a tandem bicycle. For Walter, this adventure started three years ago after the loss of a friend. At that moment he decided to organize a yearly activity to collect money for charity.
3 May 2017 | Leo Vercauteren, a retired docker at PSA, walked about 4000km along the entire front line of the First World War. He completed this ‘peace March’ on his own to collect money for different charities with the focus on children.
3 April 2017 | Over the years, we have provided financial and logistical support to a variety of welfare organizations, championing projects close to the hearts of our people. As from 2017, we will be focussing 100% on poverty in Belgium, with the focus on youngsters. In addition to providing financial and material support to charities and local welfare organizations who target youngsters living in poverty, also our staff will roll up their sleeves to really make a difference as a company.
24 March 2017 | On 23 March the Zhen Hua 24 has arrived in the Antwerp port with on board four mega-cranes of which two are destined for the Noordzee Terminal of PSA Antwerp and two for the MSC PSA European Terminal (MPET). The new cranes are over 130 meters in height and can reach across 25 rows of containers making them fully capable of handling the world’s largest containerships. These dual hoist cranes can handle two 40’ containers or four 20’ containers simultaneously.
2 February 2017 | PSA Antwerp & MPET have obtained the ‘Authorized Economic Operator - Full’ authorization, the highest level under EU’s Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) program to enhance international Supply Chain security and facilitate legitimate trade.