25/10/2019 INauguration NOC

On October 25, 2019 CMB’s Hydroville was present at the official inauguration of the NOC, nautical operational cluster, of the Port of Antwerp. It is the new ‘nerve center’ of the port of Antwerp where the operational and maintenance services are clustered. The port organised an H2 tour, where CMB gave a presentation at the Hydroville.

16/10/2019 Green inland shipping

The ‘Green Inland Shipping’ event took place in Brussels. Five innovative ships were present at the event, including CMB’s own Hydroville passenger ship. Visitors could visit all five ships with innovative propulsion systems. Alain Maron, minister of Climate, Environment, Energy and Participative Democracy in Brussels, attended this green event.


27/09/2019 – 29/09/2019 water-rant

CMB is a partner of Water-rAnt VZW. A three-day event was held in Antwerp in 2019 at which Hydroville was present. More than 100 participating ships were present and various round trips were possible.


21/09/2019 River cleanup

Hydroville was present at the river cleanup on September 21, 2019. A large cleanup was organised in the morning. In the afternoon the participants were able to visit different stands to learn more about sustainability. Hydroville was made available to carry passengers and on board more information was given about Hydroville.


19/08/2019 – 30/08/2019 Hydrogen days

 CMB and port of Ostende organized the Hydrogen Days in August and September. The Hydroville was at this event that was organised for families as well as for other businesses.


30/11/2018 Sustainability Award

CMB won the Port of Antwerp Sustainability Award.

With this award the organisers of the contest wish to highlight sustainable initiatives undertaken by port users and stimulate sustainable economic practices.

CMB received the award for our hydrogen powered passenger vessel, Hydroville.

27/11/2017 Hydroville christening in Antwerp

There was a traditional christening ceremony conducted by Bishop Johan Bonny,
with Deputy Prime Minister Kris Peeters, Flemish Minister-President Geert Bourgeois and State Secretary Philippe De Backer in attendance.

 19/11/2017 Hydroville arrives in Antwerp

Hydroville is now the first passenger shuttle that has received a Class’ approval to burn diesel and hydrogen in its 2 combustion engines. Hydrogen has the advantage of releasing no CO2, particulate matter or sulfur oxides when burned.


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