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  • Wind turbine at CRO Ports ©Eneco
    Inauguration five new wind turbines

    Today, five new wind turbines were inaugurated on the sites of the transshipment companies C.RO Ports and WWS in the port of Zeebrugge. The inauguration took place in the presence of Flemish Minister of Energy Zuhal Demir. The development of the wind farm is part of the clean port strategy of the Port of Zeebrugge and was carried out by green energy producer Eneco.

  • MV Hermine
    CLdN top performer amongst its ro-ro shipping peers in Northwest Europe!

    At CLdN we walk the talk and wish to inspire.

    You may not yet know this, but we are proud to say that CLdN RoRo is the top performer amongst its ro-ro shipping peers in Northwest Europe for CO2 emissions per tonne of freight carried.

  • Arrival first train in Rotterdam
    New rail connection Melzo-Rotterdam available to CLdN CARGO’s door-to-door clients

    In close partnership with C.RO Ports Rotterdam and Hannibal, door-to-door transport company CLdN CARGO is now able to ship their clients’ cargo through a new rail connection between Rail Hub Rotterdam Botlek (The Netherlands) and Rail Hub Milano (Italy). Commencing January 12, 2021, the connection sees three trains depart from Melzo and Rotterdam each week. The service is available for their trailer and container customers.

  • Leaving the Port of Cork
    Second weekly call at the Port of Cork

    After the success of the new service between Zeebrugge (BE) and Cork (IR) in May, we are poised to introduce a second weekly call in the coming days, to cope with the increasing demand on this route. 

  • Celine, on of the two biggest shortsea ro-ro vessels in the world
    Ramping up capacity between the UK and the continent

    We are stepping up our Brexit preparations by introducing additional capacity in our UK routes. 

    As from last week, 25% extra capacity was added on both the Rotterdam-London and Rotterdam-Humberside routes. In addition and from week 42 onwards, an extra vessel will be deployed to service a third sailing daily sailing between Zeebrugge and London. 

  • New-builds in shipyard
    Embarking on phase 3 of new-built programme

    CLdN is poised to welcome the arrival of the fourth 5400 lane meter vessel of the series, the MV Hermine, into the fleet ending her maiden voyage in Zeebrugge on the 4th October 2019. This being the sixth vessel added since the new build strategy was announced in 2016, with a target to introduce twelve new vessels in subsequent years overall.

  • Corona
    Corona measures at CLdN

    Following precautionary measures were taken in lights of the Coronavirus:

    - The strictest WHO and National hygiene recommendations were implemented in all offices and onboard of our ferries;
    - We refrain from business trips, face-to-face meetings and travelling between offices;
    - Most of our staff works from home to secure continued operations;
    - Both internal and external communication systems have been set up accordingly;
    - Back-up scenario's and contingency plans are ready and in place.

    Discipline, dedication and resilience will see us through.

  • Vessels being converted to expand capacity
    New direct RoRo service between Portugal, Ireland and the UK

    We have taken another step in our Brexit preparations with the introduction of an additional pure ro-ro service on a triangle trade between Porto, Dublin and Liverpool. With effect from week 37, 2020, CLdN Ro-Ro is operating one sailing per week from Porto to Dublin, followed by a call in the Port of Liverpool. 

    This new offering will provide a very efficient solution to the alternatives, cutting down on excessive road and sea miles for the trailer business especially, by following the shortest, most direct route and avoiding channel and road trips.

  • Car storage facility in Purfleet
    New car storage facility at C.RO Ports Purfleet

    Purfleet - June 12, 2020 | Adjacent to their terminal in Purfleet, C.RO Ports has taken a new car deck into operation. Counting six stories in total, the covered parking area has room for over 10.000 cars and vans. From Purfleet, the brand-new vehicles will be distributed to a network of dealerships in the country.

  • Increased Capacity Between Zeebrugge and Santander
    Increased Capacity Between Zeebrugge and Santander
    CLdN introduced VALENTINE and CELANDINE on the Zeebrugge – Santander service, adding almost 40% to the total capacity between these two ports.