Liège, citizen fluvial port and leading actor in regional mobility

Published by  28 February, 2014 12:45 pm Leave your thoughts

Minutes of an Interview with Emile-Louis Bertrand, Director-General of the Port of Liège

Plate-forme Trilogiport - Vue aérienne © Port autonome de Liège - Chris RenaultWhen, in October 2011 the group ArcelorMittal announced it was closing the hot phase of its Liège steelworks, the news was a hard blow for all of Wallonia and for the port of Liège. From that time on, this traditional activity would have to be replaced by other port and logistics functions. The port of Liège, ranked third among European inland ports and having excellent connections to the great maritime ports of Flanders through a dense network of canals, responded to the economic challenge. The Trilogiport project can now show its true potential in a job market suffering from a deep structural economic crisis. Continue reading…

February 12th, 2014
Olivier Lemaire, General Manager of AIVP


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