Liege Port Authority, first Belgian Inland Port and Third European Inland Port, heads to Logitrans Istanbul

Liege Port Authority, first Belgian inland port, third European inland port, will be present at the upcoming Logitrans Transport Logistics trade fair, which takes place in Istanbul in Turkey between 19- 21st November 2015.

Liege Port Authority, together with several companies such as Liege Airport, the 8th European Cargo airport, Essers, TNT and Aviapartner, will be represented at the booth under the “Liege Logistics” umbrella, marketing the strong performance and efficiency of Liege logistics area (Belgium). All companies will be jointly promoting the logistics assets of the powerful economic region of Liege during this logistics trade fair.

Liege area in Belgium, is centrally located and can serve more than 56 million consumers within a radius of 250 kilometers and 60 % of the European purchasing power of 500 kilometers.

Liege Port Authority is located in the heart of the densest network of navigable waterways in the world, and offers:

  • daily container shuttle to the main European Sea ports of Antwerp (14h navigation) & Rotterdam (20h navigation),
  • excellent connections with the North Sea ports (Antwerp, Rotterdam, Zeebrugge,..),
  • a covered dock,
  • access for coasters (up to 2,500 t) and for push convoys of two barges (up to 4,500 t),…

Liege Trilogiport: the best service in the hinterland of European North Sea ports!

Liege Port Authority currently develops Liège Trilogiport, a 120-ha multimodal platform alongside the Albert Canal that links Liege with Antwerp and Rotterdam.

Liege Trilogiport is the ideal hinterland location for the implementation of European distribution centres interested in the exceptional geographical situation of Liege area.

Liege Trilogiport, the best service in the hinterland of European North Sea ports with first-class port and multimodal facilities:

  • Container terminal (15 ha) managed by Dubai Ports World,
  • Multimodal business park for European distribution centres (40 ha) managed by D.L. Trilogiport Belgium (30 ha) and WDP (10 ha) that will be building 200.000 m² of state-of-the art logistics warehouses,
  • Accessibility to push convoys and coasters,
  • Containers shuttles to European North Sea ports.

According to M. Emile-Louis Bertrand, CEO of Liege Port Authority, “Logitrans is considered as one of the most important trade fairs in the Turkish region, offering a platform for international collaboration in the logistics industry. We are looking forward to participating for the first time in Logitrans, together with our partners, in order to promote all of logistics assets that will be highlighted during the whole fair”.

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For further information, please contact:
Hélène Thiébaut
Communication Liege Port Authority
Quai de Maestricht 14
B – 4000 Liège
Tél.: + 32 4 232 97 85

Serge Hercek
Spokesman , Liege Port Authority
Mobile : +32 475 38 96 53