Institution: Port of Zeebrugge

Port of Zeebrugge

P. Vandammehuis, Isabellalaan 1, 8380 Zeebrugge, Belgium

Tel: 32 (0)50 54 32 11



Pepijn De Vreese

Chief Officer International Trade


Tel: + 32 50543207

Zeebrugge port - Belgium is a prime hub location in Europe to organize imports and exports from. It is a top class container transhipment hub – 45 million tonnes of cargo – 2 million TEU in 2013. Zeebrugge serves many deep sea destinations and is connected to the East with twelve fixed weekly services. Hence all major Chinese ports are served daily.

Zeebrugge is one of the few ports that can easily handle the larger container vessels due to the coastal maritime access and the sophisticated terminal equipment. General cargo, reefer cargo, project cargo amongst others can be treated with all the necessary value-added services within the port area.

Moreover, frequent competitive and reliable logistics deliver and receive the cargoes throughout Europe. Zeebrugge is also a hub for natural gaz. International companies have chosen Zeebrugge as their distribution hub and new settlements are being realized.

Zeebrugge is also the largest automotive hub in the world with 2,000,000 units handled in 2013. It is the strategy of the port to be at service to the European exports as well as being an efficient gateway for intercontinental imports and all related services both in storage, value-added services and transportation to markets. In order to be able to face the expected traffic expansion new port areas are continuously being equipped.