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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.

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.

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

Agoria Solar Team Solar Car the BluePoint, will travel 3,021 kilometers in 5 days

The Agoria Solar Team consists of 19 students from KU Leuven, 16 boys and 3 girls. With their self-built solar car, the BluePoint, they will cover 3,021 kilometres in 5 days. All the way through Australia, from Darwin to Adelaide. In a scorching heat across the desert.

Kernwaarden van Hego-GTC

Keychains and Frisbees are ordered to be reminded of our core values on a daily basis.

Road works for new building started

This week we started with the road works around the new workshop. An additional car park will also be provided for employees and visitors as the Port Authority wants vehicles to be stationed within our concession.

Achilles’ audits and assessments

Hego was visited this week (KW32) by Achilles' auditor to monitor the documented policies and processes that Hego and GTC maintain.

No matter how well we know our industry, no matter how precisely we meet the requirements of our customer base, in order to maintain our success and continue to grow, we need a network of partners.

"De Donkey Parade 2019" for charity

Hego is the proud owner of the hippo "Port of Antwerp" of Hippo Parade 2018 of which the photo is attached. The Donkey Parade 2019 will be the successor of this successful charity event.  This ambitious project is supported by both SMEs and multinationals and runs from 1 July to 30 September.

Total Depot Wandre congrats Hego

Today we would like to thank our tank teams for the words of praise we received from our customer Total Depot Wandre.  Safety and expertise were particularly applauded here.

New gasoline filling station

On 02/05/2019 the construction of the new filling station installation started. At the end of June it will be put into use and we will once again be a lot further in our environmental objectives.

Wonderful words from Deme Dredging

With pride and thanks to our teams for the wonderful words of our customers.  Safety and expertise were particularly applauded here.

Steven Mariën and Steve Ryckewaert sent praise for working on board Reynaert and Pallieter, in which we certainly want to quote the following two sentences.

Second sea lock in Zeebrugge 2030

After an approval in principle for a second sea lock in Zeebrugge on 10 May 2019, the Flemish Government now also proceeded with the final approval.  At best, the shovel will go into the ground in 2022 and the new lock will be operational in 2030.

Hego present @Chamber of Commerce Antwerp-Waasland

Antwerp-Waasland Chamber of Commerce once again gathered a thousand entrepreneurs, politicians and various stakeholders in the Antwerp ZOO for the annual Garden Festival.

Safety in the spotlight

At Hego and General Tank Cleaning, quality, safety and the environment are of paramount importance.  Our prevention advisor Steve Verloy will from now on be clearly present on our sites as well as in the streets.

Waterkraan 97

The undercarriage of the water powered crane 97 arriving at HEGO berth 83 in the port of Antwerp.
This fine example of industrial heritage will be restored in the HEGO workshop, together with other parts of the crane.
Finally the crane will be reassembled to working condition and become another showpiece in the MAS collection.

Toolboxmeeting "Stability of forklifts"

When we give a Toolbox meeting to increase our safety awareness during work, the reactions to this are divided several times.

Casa Di Mauro at the golf

Hego made a nice, fun day again.

Lies, Ella, Joke, David and Mauro showed the best of their golf skills.


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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The "green" thread for your company.

With the bar set very high, GTC provides the key solution for your maintenance program.  …
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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…
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Stairways - platforms - ladders

EN 1090 Structural Steelwork 

Stairways - handrails - platforms - racks - ladders - temporary constructions & bridges  
Constructie voor elke industrie

Engineering and design

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

Together with our fully conventional machine …
Ontwerp design

Offshore Services

Our offshore flying squad of supervisors and technicians are challenging the most difficult and urgent jobs for industrial and…
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Industrial piping

Vanuit de productiefaciliteiten in Antwerpen is Hego in staat om superieure diensten aan te bieden op het gebied van de productie…
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Industrial worksop

Today's core of HEGO is a modern workshop, located in the center of the port of Antwerp.  

Rotating Equipment

Our Rotating department is located on the Scheldelaan, the heart of the port of Antwerp.

Like our other departments, curative…
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Ship Repair

As "time is money", a certitude in shipping and offshore industries, our quest to increase productivity and flexibility whilst…
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Industrial equipment

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

We provide a…
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Hego sports

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