Cookie policy CMB Group                                                       Last updated on: 27.05.2020


The present cookie policy applies to Belgische Scheepvaartmaatschappij Compagnie Maritime Belge N.V. (hereafter referred to as ‘CMB’), with registered office at De Gerlachekaai 20, 2000 Antwerpen and registered with the CBE under number 0404.535.431 as well as to all its affiliated companies (as defined in Belgian Code of Companies and Associations).
The affiliated companies of CMB (hereafter referred to as the “CMB Group”) and the corresponding websites are listed in attachment n° 1 to this cookie policy.

The use of cookies on our websites complements the general policy of CMB and/or the CMB Group with regard to the protection of privacy and the processing of personal data.
Further information about this, and an overview of rights in this respect, can be found in our privacy policy.

  1. What are cookies?

“Cookies” are small information files which can be temporarily or permanently stored via the browser on your computer or other device by a website’s server.  The cookie allows the website to “remember” certain actions or preferences over time.  Most browsers support cookies, but users can set their browsers to decline them and can delete them whenever they like.

Cookies will usually contain the name of the website where the cookie has come from, how long the cookie will remain on your device and a value which is usually a randomly generated unique number.

Some cookies will be deleted as soon as the website is exited (the so-called “session cookies”), other cookies will remain stored on computers or mobile devices and will help identify people as visitors of our websites (the so-called “permanent cookies”).

  1. Why do we use cookies?

Cookies on our websites are used for a variety of different purposes.

We use cookies to improve user-experience on websites and to map surfing behaviour (e.g. the pages visited and the time spent on that page).  Cookies make our websites easier to use and allow us to better tailor our websites to the users’ interests and needs.  Cookies are also used to help speed up future activities and experience on websites.

We do not use cookies for marketing purposes.

  1. Which cookies do we use?

We use “first party” and “third party” cookies.

First party cookies are cookies created and sent by the website you are visiting.  This information is sent to the website operator.

Third party cookies are placed when a website contains elements of an external party.  E.g.
embedded videos, social media widgets of integrated software.  The external party sends and sets cookies from its own servers.

Third party cookies on our website are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin and Google Analytics.

A further distinction can be made between the following types of cookies:

  1. a) Functional cookies

cookie-compliance: this cookie is needed to keep track of which cookies we may place the user’s device (retention period: 2 years)

lavarel_session: remembers the preferences of users during their visit to the website – is for technical assistance to the website operator
and is not communicated or forwarded (retention period: 2 hours)

hide_cookie_notice: remembers whether users gave their consent to the use of cookies on the website (retention period: 1 year)

  1. b) Analytiscal cookies

_ga cookie: registers how visitors use the website through anonymised IP-addresses to generate statistical data (retention period: 2 years)

_gat cookie: used to throttle request rate (retention period : 1 minute)

_gid cookie: registers how  visitors use the website through anonymised IP-addresses to generate statistical data (retention period: 1 day)

  1. Manage or delete cookies

Most internet browsers are initially set to accept cookies automatically, but you can change these settings to block cookies or be alerted before cookies are set on your device.

For more details about controlling and or deleting cookies, visit the page corresponding to the relevant browser:

Mozilla Firefox


For other browsers, please consult the documentation provided by the browser operator.

Be aware that if you do not accept cookies, our websites may not operate as expected and you may not be able to access certain functions.

For general information about cookies please click the link below:

This cookie policy can be amended in the context of the creation of new services or new functionalities on our websites.

To see when this cookie policy was last amended you may check the “last updated” date displayed at the top of this document.
Annex n° 1

Websites: (divisions Bocimar, Delphis, Bochem and CMB.Tech)

Company:        CMB N.V.
with registered office at De Gerlachekaai 20, 2000 Antwerpen
CBE numer 0404.535.431


Company:        Real Estate and Leasing Company N.V. (RESLEA)
with registered office at De Gerlachekaai 20, 2000 Antwerpen
CBE number 0435.390.141


Contact us

CMB nv
De Gerlachekaai 20
2000 Antwerp

T: +32 3 247 59 11


Prospect House, Prospect Way
Hutton, Essex
CM13 1XA

T: +44 1277 261400

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