EU40 and Petrochemicals Europe (CEFIC) are jointly organising a visit to the biggest petrochemical hub in Europe on Thursday, 21 September from 9h00 to 16h15.

Interested Members of the European Parliament and policy advisers will be able to see with your own eyes how

  • European value chains work and interact in practice
  • emissions are practically controlled
  • the industry lives circular economy and much more

and have a discussion with the top management of Total Antwerp, a leading global chemicals’ manufacturer.

During the afore mentioned harbor tour by coach, representatives from the Antwerp Port Authority will explain how a port works and interacts with a whole region, including European logistic and manufacturing links.

Transportation Brussels (European Parliament)-Antwerp-Brussels (European Parliament) and lunch will be provided.

To register for the visit, please click on the button below:

Please note that the invitation is exclusively addressed to MEPs, MEP Assistants and Policy Advisers.

All participants are warmly invited to ask all questions they might have in mind, also to plant staff, for example shift workers or young engineers.

The Port House is the head office of the Antwerp Port Authority. The office building is at the Zaha Hadidplein 1, which has been named after the famous architect Dame Zaha Hadid, who died unexpectedly a couple of months before completion of the building. The design of the Antwerp Port Authority’s head office puts the Port of Antwerp on the architectural world map. symbolising the dynamic, reliable, ambitious and innovative nature of the port.

We are looking forward to welcoming you on this exciting trip!