Shipping to and from Belgium

Your complete guide to shipping to and from Belgium. Find the right route, get Maersk office locations, discover local solutions, payment options and more.

COVID-19 Operational status

Due to COVID-19, key elements of your supply chain like warehousing, terminal or customs operations might suffer disruption. In order to react to any change we are capturing and updating daily the latest operational status for each country.

COVID-19 Operational status (updated 27-05-2020)

Operation Market Status Maersk Operational Status
Operation
General status
Market Status
  • Check points at every Country Borders prohibiting entering of outside citizens.
  • Universities, schools, kindergartens are closed.
  • Public events are closed.
  • Supermarkets, pharmacies are open
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Counter open
Market Status
Closed
Maersk Operational Status
OBL printing can be requested by e-mail
Operation
Ocean carrier status
Market Status
Business impacted
Maersk Operational Status
  • Throughout the upcoming weeks the available capacity on our vessels will be under pressure as a result of an increased level of incoming bookings set against a lower availability of outgoing vessels due to the Eastbound blanking to Far East related to earlier Chinese New Year.
  • Furthermore, as separately communicated, the developments of the corona virus also resulted in additional blank sailings.
Operation
Reefer booking acceptance
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Terminal status
Market Status
All terminals operating as usual
Maersk Operational Status
    Antwerp Terminals -
  • are stable.
  • No current impact on berth and vessel operations.
  • Reduced gang capacity due to local restrictions, however the deployed gangs can cater for the required moves, this is being monitored.
Operation
Customs authorities
Market Status
Open
Maersk Operational Status
Operation
Warehousing
Market Status
All warehouses operating as usual
Maersk Operational Status
No impact, usual process
Operation
Inland container yards
Market Status
Open
Maersk Operational Status
Extra safety measures applied, Gates and Emr is up and running
Operation
Inland trucking
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
No impact, Usual process
Operation
Rail transport
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
No impact, Usual process
Operation
Barge shipment
Market Status
Business as usual
Maersk Operational Status
No impact, Usual process
Operation
Air freight
Market Status
Only available from/to certain destinations
Maersk Operational Status
Reduced flight schedules, Some have suspended operation until April 15, 2020

Local information

Port
Antwerp
Address
Havenhuis Entrepotkaai 1
Antwerp B-2000
Belgium
Telephone
32-3-205 20 11
Opening hours

Since 1905, we have connected businesses in Belgium and Luxembourg to the world via a comprehensive inland network and the world’s largest container shipping fleet.

With headquarters in Antwerp and weekly services connecting Belgium and Luxembourg to key markets around the world, we do more than transport cargo – we propel your ambitions. Whether your cargo is regular, reefer or oversized, we will make sure it arrives at its destination on time – wherever in the world that happens to be.

Useful information

Get up-to-data local information about holiday periods, charges, payment services, procedures and restrictions, and more.

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