Harbour masters office

The harbour masters office of the port authority is responsible for taking measures to safeguard the public order and safety of the port activities. This includes:

  • Regulation of cargo handling and storage.
  • Embarking and disembarking of passengers.
  • Regulation of port access and navigation inside the port area.
  • Protection of the environment, the integrity and the safety in the port area.

Because the port never sleeps, the harbour masters office is operational 24/7.


In case of incident/calamity please use following contacts:

  • Inner Harbour and Bruges: 0032/50/54.32.31
  • Outer Harbour: 0032/50/54.68.67


Information regarding Ebola virus disease

Regarding the Ebola outbreak in several countries in West-Africa, the port and the Port Health Authority have drawn up procedures regarding vessels coming from this region.

Procedure for agencies in Zeebrugge (dutch version only)

Flyer regarding the Ebola virus disease from the FOD Port Health Authority


Notice to mariners

The notice to mariners give important information regarding traffic in the harbour.

This information could be changes in maximum draught, interruption of a lock, works, ... 


Notice regarding the Outer Harbour:


Notice regarding the Inner Harbour/Bruges:


Notice to Inland traffic:

Port of zeebrugge: Vandammehuis | Isabellalaan 1 | B-8380 Zeebrugge | Belgium
Tel.: +32 (0)50 54 32 11 | fax: +32 (0)50 54 32 24 | E-mail: mbz@portofzeebrugge.be

Incidenten / Calamiteiten
Achterhaven en Brugge: 050 / 54.32.31 of VHF 68 | Voorhaven: 050 / 54.68.67 of VHF 71

Opmerkingen of suggesties over de haven van Brugge-Zeebrugge mogen gericht worden aan : ikmeld@zeebrugge.be