Deschieter Facts and figures
Location: Port of Ghlin, Belgium
Barge | rail | truck
Agribulk | minerals | coal | (polluted) soils | steel coils | containers and project cargo
Transhipment | handling | storage and shipping
OWD | OVAM | Niwo for waste transportation
An experienced and flexible bulk terminal
Ideally located in Ghlin (Mons), close to the industry of South Belgium and North France, we offer a unique combination of storage and inland waterway logistics services including excellent access to road and rail.
We are a logistical partner for local and international customers in the steel industry, the energy sector, the building industry, automotive industry, the food and feed sector. Our knowledge and ambition over the past years have led to a bulk terminal which is unique in its operational flexibility and efficiency. In addition to loading, unloading and transshipment of various dry bulk products, we offer a large asphalted area for open storage as well as multifunctional covered storage facilities. Our dedicated barges ensure that a direct container line service between Antwerp and Mons runs smoothly.
In the business of extensive bulk supply, we are always alert to the potential environmental impact of the activities. That is exactly why they implement special measures to reduce potential environmental impacts.
Contributing to the world of tomorrow
Bulk for life at Deschieter
Contributing to the world of tomorrow. That’s what we do at Deschieter. We are an important switch in the continuous delivery of essential building blocks for our everyday life.
At Deschieter, around 14 colleagues dynamically work on matters that affect and shape our daily lives.
They always do so with the highest level of commitment to both safety and care for the environment – essential when working for or with us.
Prevention of accidents and incidents is part of the core values and executed by employees and contractors. We believe that accidents and injuries are avoidable and are committed to achieving our target goal of zero incidents and are mindful of the environment we live in. We are determined to excel in a strongly rooted culture of safety and operational excellence.
By caring for nature, employees and customers’ requirements, we are always dedicated to improve the quality of our works.
We are OVD, OVAM and Niwo for waste transportation certified.
In the business of extensive dry bulk supply, we are always alert to the potential environmental impact of the activities. That is exactly why they implement special measures to reduce dust, noise and other potential environmental impacts.
News and more
Welcome at OBA, also in these extraordinary times
The coronavirus is significantly impacting our daily lives. Both your safety and that of our employees is always our number one priority. For that reason, we closely adhere to the government measures regarding the coronavirus.
The products that we store and handle at our terminals are of vital importance to society. In order to guarantee that these essential processes can continue as optimally as possible, compliance with the applicable guidelines is essential at our terminals. We are doing our best to maintain our level of service provision. Let's help each other get through these times as best as we can. Thank you for your support and understanding.