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Hego-GTC civid-19 actions

The World Health Organisation points to a number of preventive measures that are best taken in the workplace to minimise the spread of the coronavirus in the workplace.

These include measures relating to:

"I work safely"

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Hego-GTC building a green image

With our green investments we try every day to help build the green image that the Port of Antwerp stands for.  

The greening of our company reduces its impact on the environment and also benefits our employees.

In addition, it contributes to a better company image, in short, a win-win scenario!

More extensive service by HEGO-GTC

We are pleased to launch our first ADR 25 ton hookloader on a Volvo 4 Asser this month.  The multifunctional truck will be used for both General Tank Cleaning and Hego.  Tank containers, tool containers, warehouse containers, mobile workshops, waste containers, etc. will be transported by this truck.


It's very little we can offer today
But our sympathy is the least
we can express to the corona victims


Our respect to the people working in the health care!

New guillotine shears placed at Hego's workshop Antwerp

In January the new plate shears were delivered and installed. It's a machine that was produced by Baykal Machinery. This company bought the strong and disciplined German technology and know-how and brought it to the Turkish mechanical engineering sector.  After an initial discussion with our people regarding the use of the new shears, we received many positive reactions.  

Belgian Offshore Cluster - Hego

Working together for a strong Offshore Industry in Belgium


Belgian companies working in the Offshore Industry are worldwide leaders and have the knowledge and technology to grow. There is however still an untapped potential to grow both locally and internationally.

Hego@Warmathon Antwerp

On the last Saturday before Christmas the warm hearts of Hego could warm themselves in Antwerp. On the left bank they showed their sporty side! The ideal way to start the festivities in shape.

Hego-GTC wish for greenery around our premises

At Hego-GTC, we still wish for greenery in our immediate vicinity. Our ultimate goal during the break is to spend some time between the greenery. Hopefully we will also contribute to purifying the air and water in this way and welcome the birds, the flowers and the bees.

Hego@Royal Victory Hockey Club

The players of Royal Victory Hockey Club on training in the jerseys of Hego-GTC.


The DAME - Design Award is the most significant marine equipment competition of its kind, anywhere in the world. For 29 years, it has focused attention on the art and science of design in all aspects, from styling, functionality and innovation, through to ease of implementation, practicality of use – and even packaging.

Hego-GTC test this lifesaver Usafe lifebuoy

Hego-GTC test this lifesaver and are certainly convinced of the qualities of the Usafe lifebuoy.

Hego-GTC will use this lifebuoy for fall risks in the immediate vicinity of water.

New ADR Volvo container truck with hook system for Hego-GTC

General Tank Cleaning invests in a new Euro 6 Volvo ADR container truck with hook system.  The truck will be used for the disposal of our sedimentation and waste containers and will also be used to bring all our site containers safely to their location, both domestically and across borders. 

General Tank Cleaning goes for renewal

A new unit will join the fleet at General Tank Cleaning this week (KW42/2019). As usual, the chassis was purchased from Volvo and then fully assembled at Kenisservice. Kenisservice always manages to deliver a top product. 

Carlifter Hego as guests at Honda Motor Europe Logistics

Today, Friday 4 October, together with our safe car lifter our people were guests at "Honda Motors Europe Logistics" in Ghent. Our safe carlifter was extensively tested for its capabilities. It goes without saying that many questions were asked about possible additional possibilities and adjustments.

Hego & De Zorgvriend@race for the cure

The Race for the Cure is the world's largest event in the fight against breast cancer. The program includes a hike (3 km) and a walk (6 km). In addition, a large village is being built. The whole day is filled with animation and intense emotions.

Phase 4: Start of sewerage and road works for access roads to the new site

The works for the connections to the lower situated adjoining new site started this month.  We have had to deal with a lot of inconveniences on several occasions, but we already note today that this expansion is more than necessary.

Knikmops the multifunctional articulated loader for Hego

The Knikmops is a powerful, maneuverable and easy to use tool and was finally delivered. It was immediately deployed at the Total Refinery in Antwerp. Numerous easy-to-assemble attachments make the Knikmops a multifunctional and extremely reliable partner for our Tank Maintenance department. Good luck with this new acquisition and keep it safe!

Achilles FPAL Certificate of Verify Assessment for Hego

Management as well as employees are pleased to receive the certificate of Achilles FPAL.

Hego BVBA has successfully completed the Achilles FPAL Verify Assessment and has achieved the following scores:

Quality 8.1
Health and safety 7.8
Environment 5.9
Competence & Training 7.4

Certificates & HSSE objectifs

Quality and safety are extremely important for Hego BVBA and General Tank Cleaning BVBA. That is demonstrated by the ISO 9001 and…
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Offshore construction & repair services

Our offshore flying squad of supervisors and technicians are challenging the most difficult and urgent jobs for industrial and…
offshore services Hego oil & gas

Rotating Equipment repairs

Our customers can on a contractual basis rely on our 24/7 service

rotary compressors
vacuum pumps
centrifugal pumps…
Mixing technology

Antwerp Ship Repair Services by Hego

We undertake complex projects and modifications, damage repairs and conversions afloat of vessels, barges and jackup platforms.…
Lay-by berth at Hego-GTC repair yard Antwerp

Engineering and design

Hego"s engineering and design service guarantees a professional approach.  

Together with our fully conventional machine …
Ontwerp design

Stairways - platforms - ladders

EN 1090 Structural Steelwork for on- and offshore

Stairways - handrails - platforms - racks - ladders - temporary constructions…

Tank maintenance / total concept

"Not the biggest but the best", the goal of our department in regards to our total tank maintenance concept.

Hego provides tank…

General Tank Cleaning

The "green" thread for your company.

With the bar set very high, GTC provides the key solution for your maintenance program.  …
Tank Cleaning chemical HDWW

Industrial equipment

Hego is your partner for all multi-disciplinary technical installations in all types of industrial applications.

We provide a…
Havenmobielkranen herstelling Hego

Industrial piping

Vanuit de productiefaciliteiten in Antwerpen is Hego in staat om superieure diensten aan te bieden op het gebied van de productie…
Baggerleidingen - dredge pipes

Industrial workshop Antwerp

Today's core of HEGO is a modern workshop, located on an area of 30.000 m2 in the center of the port of Antwerp.  

Also lay-by…

Hego sports

Mens sana in corpore sano At Hego-GTC we encourage our employees to exercise. Who often sports is feeling better.