Innovation

Top players in the tanker industry

In 2014, Euronav took over 19 super tankers (VLCC’s) from Maersk. As a result, their fleet now numbers 26 VLCC’s and 23 Suezmax vessels, which are designed to exploit the available width and depth of the Suez Canal in Egypt. For Euronav purchase of these ships constitutes the first step toward a broader consolidation of the worldwide tanker fleet. Euronav is now a major world-class operator with respect to the storage and seaborne transport of crude oil and petroleum products.

Introduction of revolutionary technologies

Exmar, a Belgian shipowner carrying LNG, LPG and ammonia, is a market leader in the medium-sized lpg-vessel segment. Truly innovative, this group operates a fleet of LNG-regasification vessels and ready-to-use LNG infrastructure projects.

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A leader in renewable energy

In Europe, Belgium is in the vanguard of wind energy development, having created much offshore wind turbine capacity in recent years. This capacity will grow in the next few years, with a view to making a major contribution to the achievement of emission reduction objectives.

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