Antwerp Port Authority

Alfaport-Voka, Antwerp Port Authority and Maatschappij Linkerscheldeoever Agree to Extend Payment Period for Concessions

June 3, 2020 - In order to support the Port of Antwerp concession-holders in the present exceptional circumstances, Antwerp Port Authority and Maatschappij Linkerscheldeoever (MLSO) have agreed to grant an extension of the payment period for domain concession fees.

In response to the Covid-19 crisis the members of the Antwerp port community asked the Port Authority and MLSO for support measures. After consultation with Alfaport, the Port Authority and MLSO have decided to extend the deadline for payment of concession fees until 30 July 2020, for invoices relating to Q3 2020. In practical terms, for the quarterly invoices this means:

Invoices Dated 15 June 2020 – Payment Deadline: 30 July 2020

The Port Authority and MLSO may exceptionally switch to monthly invoices for Q3 2020, on the basis of a specific request by the concession-holder, with reasons being given. This request must be submitted for concessions of the Port Authority at the latest by 10 June 2020 to [email protected] In this exceptional case the following dates apply:

  1. invoices dated 15 June 2020 – payment deadline: 30 July 2020
  2. invoices dated 15 July 2020 – payment deadline: 31 August 2020
  3. invoices dated 14 August 2020 – payment deadline: 30 September 2020

Antwerp Port Authority, MLSO and Alfaport-Voka will monitor the situation closely in the meantime.

Source: Port of Antwerp