In this news section, you will find all updates on the implementation of Certified Pick up in the container release process.

Announcement for truck drivers

From 17 May, also the import process of containers behind the locks will happen via Certified Pick up and you can no longer pick up containers with a PIN code. Are you unable to collect your container? Read here what you need to do.

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From January 15, picking up a container will happen entirely via Certified Pick up.

Certified Pick up for terminals behind the locks


On 17 May 2024, the PIN codes for collecting a container in Antwerp will also disappear behind the locks. From then on, you can only pick up a container in the entire port area via the Certified Pick up platform.

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A container ship navigates through the Van Cauwelaert Lock in Antwerp.

Full implementation of Certified Pick up by all shipping lines on 19 February


Since January 15, we have rolled out Certified Pick up in phases at all deepsea terminals in Antwerp. On February 19, we will enter the final phase and the remaining shipping lines will join.

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New terminal/agent combinations launch on 5 February


In this article you will find an overview of the ship agents and terminals that will switch to Certified Pick up from Monday 5 February.

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Second phase of Certified Pick up roll-out


As of that day, 60% of the daily container volumes were picked up successfully via the new digital platform. After consulting the port community, we decided to continue to rollout CPu gradually, as of Monday 22 January. 

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First phase of Certified Pick: A major step


As of today, 60% of the containers collected daily at the deep-sea terminals in the Antwerp port use Certified Pick up. This launch marks a major milestone in the digital transformation of container handling and transport. 

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Phased rollout Certified Pick up


After consultation with terminals, ship agents, transport companies and other stakeholders, it was jointly decided to move to a phased roll-out of Certified Pick up.

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Cinvio registration

In order to be able to use Certified Pick up as a transport operator, you need a Cinvio account. That is the payment system linked to your C-Point account.

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Training sessions for Certified Pick up

To ensure that the start-up of Certified Pick up runs as smoothly as possible, Port of Antwerp-Bruges, the port community and NxtPort organize training sessions.

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Mandatory container pick up based on identity

From January 15, 2024, the entire import process for containers will take place via Certified Pick up. Read here how to join the platform.

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New website

Starting from today, you can visit The website, which is completely self-contained, bundles all information about the platform.

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A clear customs light

At the request of customs, Certified Pick up now also includes a customs release light. In this article you can read how this works.

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Uniform operating procedure

In order to digitize the import process, we have mapped out the various import processes and established a uniform working method.

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Wo is on board?


Currently approximately 2,000 companies are registered on Certified Pick up.

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Certified Pick up ensures that you can pick up containers from the terminals at the Antwerp port platform based on identity instead of using PIN codes.

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