Morgane Hanssens

Morgane Hanssens

Key Account Manager Shippers and Forwarders Port of Antwerp

After starting her career as business developer in chemical, polymer and feed trading and distribution, Morgane Hanssens joined the Port of Antwerp in 2016. She there entered the diverse and exciting world of breakbulk and became key account manager for shippers and forwarders for this segment in 2018. In her position, she facilitates customers in the supply chain in finding the right solution and partner on the port platform, while these partners become actively involved in ambitious new projects to respond to the customers’ needs of today and tomorrow.

As the largest steel port in Europe, Antwerp has unique expertise in breakbulk. With more than 200 monthly breakbulk vessel calls, the port proves excellent maritime connectivity. Moreover, the port platform is home to 15 multipurpose terminals. Together with a wide variety of logistics players, steel service and vehicle processing centers, they offer tailor-made services for each customer. Thanks to the “can do” mentality and the extensive in-house experience, every breakbulk challenge is brought to a good end with an eye for quality. This high added value creation, in combination with Antwerp’s excellent inland location close to the market, makes the Port of Antwerp the first choice for both the industry and the final consumer.


Time and date Venue Topic Speakers

Thursday 23/05/2019

From 14:10 To 15:00

05/23/2019 14:10 05/23/2019 15:00 How are breakbulk ports reacting to changes across the sector? PRESENTATION LINK
As competition increases across the breakbulk waterfront, we ask leading port operators and ambitious newcomers to share their thoughts on industry developments, covering the strategic, operational and regulatory aspects of their business.
 
Questions our panel will answer:
  • Will leading European breakbulk ports increase investment in the sector as spending on the top priority container terminals is plateauing?
  • Will competition also increase prompting improved conditions and lower prices for the sector?
  • Will there be more newcomers as smaller ports seek to move into the market?
  • Will accelerating breakbulk consolidation impact European port competition?
  • How are ports preparing to comply with new environmental regulations?
  • Tomorrow’s ports, what’s next on the innovation path?
Breakbulk Main Stage

Breakbulk Main Stage

"How are breakbulk ports reacting to changes across the sector? "

Danny Levenswaard Mar Chao Marcin Osowski Morgane Hanssens Patrick Bohan
Time and date

Thursday 23/05/2019

From 14:10 To 15:00

05/23/2019 14:10 05/23/2019 15:00 How are breakbulk ports reacting to changes across the sector? PRESENTATION LINK
As competition increases across the breakbulk waterfront, we ask leading port operators and ambitious newcomers to share their thoughts on industry developments, covering the strategic, operational and regulatory aspects of their business.
 
Questions our panel will answer:
  • Will leading European breakbulk ports increase investment in the sector as spending on the top priority container terminals is plateauing?
  • Will competition also increase prompting improved conditions and lower prices for the sector?
  • Will there be more newcomers as smaller ports seek to move into the market?
  • Will accelerating breakbulk consolidation impact European port competition?
  • How are ports preparing to comply with new environmental regulations?
  • Tomorrow’s ports, what’s next on the innovation path?
Breakbulk Main Stage
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Breakbulk Main Stage

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