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New deepsea container services in Zeebrugge: Ocean Alliance (NEU4) & Seatrade (Meridian Service) (March 2017)

The port of Zeebrugge welcomes 2 new deepsea container services. Read more.


NDQ sets up in Maritime Logistic Zone in Zeebrugge (February 2017) 

Transport company and logistic service provider NDQ has commenced construction works on new offices and warehouses in the Maritime Logistic Zone in Zeebrugge. Read more. 


World's First Purpose-built LNG bunkering vessel delivered to ENGIE, Fluxys, Mitsubishi Corporation and NYK (February 2017)

ENGIE, Fluxys, Mitsubishi Corporation, and NYK have taken delivery of the world's first purpose built liquefied natural gas bunkering vessel (LBV) from Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co. Ltd. Read more.


2016: Absolute records in new vehicle handling and in port labour (January 2017)

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Zeebrugge is the first European call for Seatrade's new Meridian Service (January 2017)

Seatrade is setting up a new regular intercontinental service from New Zealand, for which Zeebrugge is scheduled as the first European port. Read more. 


Second jetty of Fluxys LNG terminal in Zeebrugge in operation (December 2017)

On the 9th of December 2016, the newly built second jetty of the Fluxys LNG-terminal in Zeebrugge received its first cargo of LNG. Read more.


New route to Ventspils (Latvia): Zeebrugge stronger on Baltic region (December 2017)

SOL announced the launch of a new shipping route between the ports of Ventspils, Zeebrugge and Tilbury. Read more.


Port of Zeebrugge invests in parking solution for trucks (November 2016)

In and around the port of Zeebrugge there is need for a designated space where truckdrivers can park with their trailers. Read more.


The world's first dual fuel LNG car carrier AUTO ECO christened in Zeebrugge (November 2016)

UECC, daughter company of NYK and Wallenius Lines, signed a contract in 2014 for the construction of two dual fuel LNG Pure Car and Truck Carriers. Read more.


Finnlines adds northbound call from Bilbao to Zeebrugge (November 2016)

As from next year Finnlines will add a weekly northbound call in Zeebrugge for its service between Bilbao and Finland. Read more. 


P&O Ferries opens expanded terminal at its Zeebrugge hub which doubles capacity to 700,000 units a year (November 2016)

P&O Ferries today formally opened its expanded terminal at Zeebrugge which doubles capacity so that the ferry and logistics company can meet rising demand from continental exporters to Britain. Read more.


Port of Zeebrugge wins Automotive Global 'Terminals and Ports Operator' Award (November 2016)

The port of Zeebrugge is honored with the 2016 Automotive Global Award in the category "Terminals and Ports Operator". Read more.


First departure new intermodal service CLdN Ro-Ro (November 2016) 

In the early morning of 25 Oktober, the first train of CLdN Ro-Ro's new rail service to Lyon left the port of Zeebrugge. Read more.


Finnlines adds northbound service from Bilbao to Zeebrugge (November 2016)

As from next year Finnlines will add a weekly northbound call in Zeebrugge for its service between Bilbao and Finland.

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P&O Ferrymasters and Transmec Group connect Zeebrugge with intermodal hub in Romania (October 2016)

Two of Europe's leading logistics solutions specialists, P&O Ferrymasters and the Transmec Group, have extended their 14-year collaboration with the official opening of a major new venture, a private intermodal terminal in Oradea, Romania, managed by their jointly-owned company Intermodal Vest. Read more.


Port of Zeebrugge participates in Royal State Visit of Belgium to Japan (October 2016)

Port of Zeebrugge is participating in the State Visit of Their Majesties the King and the Queen of Belgium to Japan from 9 October until 15 October 2016. Read more.


Overturn of 3.4 million vehicles by 2020 in Zeebrugge (September 2016)

The port authority of Zeebrugge has plans to expand the automotive capacity with 156 hectares in the future, on top of the 390 hectares for car logistics currently in use in the inner port. Read more.


LNG fueled PCTC Auto Eco delivered and on its way to Zeebrugge (September 2016)

UECC's Auto Eco has been delivered from the NACKS shipyard in Nantong, China on September 29 2016. Read more.


Hupac increases frequency between Zeebrugge and Northern Italy (September 2016)

As from September the combined transport operator Hupac increases the rail frequency between Zeebrugge and Novara. Read More.


Swedish Orient Lines raises frequency from Gothenburg (September 2016)

On demand of the clients the Swedish shipping company Swedish Orient Lines (SOL) now offers a fifth weekly call from Gothenburg (Sweden) to Zeebrugge. Read more


Symbol for 150 years of friendship between Japan and Belgium shipped from Zeebrugge ( July 2016)

Belgium and Japan are celebrating a 150 year long diplomatic relationship this year. Read more.


Roll-on/Roll-off and breakbulk rise spectacularly in first year half (July 2016)

Roll-on/Roll-off traffic in the port of Zeebrugge rose with 11 percent up to 7.2 million tonnes during the first half of 2016. Read more. 


P&O Ferries' Zeebrugge-Tilbury freight volumes never higher (July 2016)

P&O Ferries has seen its freight volumes on the Zeebrugge-Tilbury route increase by 15.5 percent in the second quarter of 2016. Read more. 


Naming Ceremony for WWL Theben in Port of Zeebrugge (June 2016)

On June 6, Wallenius Wilhelmsen held a naming ceremony for the "HERO" type vessel MV Theben in the port of Zeebrugge. Read more. 


King Abdullah of Jordan and King Philippe of Belgium visit Fluxys Zeebrugge (May 2016)

On 19 May 2016, His Majesties King Abdullah of Jordan and King Philippe of Belgium visited the terminal of Fluxys Belgium in the Zeebrugge outer port. Read more. 


UECC's first LNG fueled car carrier nearly finished (May 2016)

United European Car Carriers (UECC), jointly owned by Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and Wallenius Lines' first dual fuel LNG Pure Car and Truck Carrier 'Auto Eco' is nearly finished. Read more. 


Kick off for cruise tower (May 2016)

The city counsil of Bruges has granted the construction permit for the cruise building in the port of Zeebrugge. Read more. 


K Line's Drive Green Highway makes maiden call in Zeebrugge (April 2016)

K Line's new vessel, a car carrier named Drive Green Highway, arrived in the port of Zeebrugge on Tuesday April 5. Read more.


CLdN announced extra weekly Dublin ro-ro sailing to and from Zeebrugge (March 2016)

CLdN ro-ro announced the introduction of an extra weekly ro-ro sailing on the service to and from Dublin. Read more


Freight volumes between Zeebrugge and Rosyth rise by 10 percent (March 2016)

DFDS Seaways shipped a record volume of freight to the UK in 2015, because the freight volumes and passenger numbers between the continent and the UK experienced a strong increase. Read more. 


New CLdN service between Zeebrugge and the Port of Hirtshals in Denmark (February 2016)

Mid February, the shipping company CLdN starts up a service between Zeebrugge in Belgium and the Port of Hirtshals in Northern Denmark. Read more. 


Port of Zeebrugge strenghtens its position as the biggest car handling port in the world (February 2016)

The handling of new vehicles reached an impressive record in 2015. Read more.


International Cargo Operators Zeebrugge attracts new cargo flow (January 2016)

Terminal operator ICO Zeebrugge scored its first contract of 2016. Read more. 


Port of Zeebrugge 2015 Results and survey (January 2016)

Read the full review of the year 2015 here


New weekly CMA CGM reefer service in Zeebrugge (December 2015)

As from January 2016, a Carribean CMA CGM service will make a weekly call in Zeebrugge. Read more.


First ship with modules for Yamal project arrived in Zeebrugge (December 2015)

The first ship with modules for the Yamal installations arrived at the ICO terminal in Zeebrugge. Read more. 


Rise in service frequency for paper sector and automotive sector (December 2015)

The port of Zeebrugge confirms its role as a hub in two very important sectors in Zeebrugge: the paper sector and the automotive sector. Read more. 


Verbrugge Terminals receives first load of paper pulp (October 2015)

The vessel 'Saga Discovery' arrived in the port of Zeebrugge on December 2nd. Read more. 


United Arab Shipping's greenest mega-ship in the Port of Zeebrugge (October 2015)

United Arab Shipping Co. has taken delivery of the world's greenest ultra-large container ships. Read more. 


Works started for new quay wall in Southern Canal dock Zeebrugge (October 2015)

On 7 October on the Hanze terminal in the Zeebrugge inner port the official launch took place for the construction of the new quay wall in the Southern Canal dock. Read more ...


Inauguration Verbrugge Terminals Zeebrugge (October 2015)

Koddaert, an international company specialized in non-prime steel products, opened a distribution centre in the Port of Zeebrugge last June. Read more. 


Zeebrugge UK bridgehead for cargo from Verona, Barcelona (August 2015)

Combined transport operator Hupac has launched a new rail feeder shuttle between the Combinant terminal in the port of Antwerp and the C.Ro Terminal in the port of Zeebrugge, in order to widen its customer services to and from the United Kingdom. Read more ...


Work starts on construction of Zwankendamme rail yard in the Port of Zeebrugge (August 2015)

In the Port of Zeebrugge, to the south of the existing marshalling station at Zwankendamme, Infrabel is expanding capacity by constructing the new Zwankendamme rail yard. Read more. 


Toyota's hydrogen fuel cell vehicle 'Mirai' arrives in Zeebrugge (August 2015)

The word 'mirai' means future in Japanese and that is exactly what this Toyota vehicle represents. Read more.


Investment plan of 6 million euros for Rosyth-Zeebrugge route (July 2015)

DFDS Seaways and Forth Ports announced they will invest over 6 million euros in the future of the Rosyth-Zeebrugge freight route. Read more. 


Zeebrugge evolves into hub for Scandinavia (July 2015)

The transshipment of paper and wood pulp has turned the port of Zeebrugge into a major Scandinavia hub. In addition, the position of Zeebrugge on the European mainland in connection with various British ports and European destinations has resulted in the further development of combined services as from Scandinavia. Read more. 


UASC Barzan in Zeebrugge: The most environmentally friendly ultra-large container vessel (July 2015)

MV Barzan is a part of the container shipping industry's first LNG-ready ultra-large container vessel fleet. Read more. 


P&O and SOL creating strong traffic triangle (June 2015)

P&O Ferries and SOL Continent Line are combining selected services, creating a strong traffic triangle between the UK, Benelux and Scandinavia. Read more. 


One million new vehicles handled in Zeebrugge since the start of 2015 (June 2015) 

The number of new vehicles handled in the port of Zeebrugge this year reached one million. Read more. 


Port Authority invests in new quay wall in Southern Canal Dock (May 2015)

The Zeebrugge port authority has commissioned the build of 310 meters of extra quay wall along the Southern Canal Dock in the inner port, at the location of the Hanze Terminal. (ICO) Read more. 


European Container Services expands in Zeebrugge (April 2015)

Container transport company European Container Services has expanded the facilities in the Zeebrugge port. Read more.


Middlegate Europe listed in '1000 Companies to Inspire Britain' (April 2015)

Notman Enterprises Ltd., the holding company for Middlegate Europe's companies in Zeebrugge, Liège and Hull, has been identified in the London Stock Exchange "1000 Companies to Inspire Britain" Report. Read more. 


Zeebrugge promoted as cruise destination at Cruise Shipping Miami (March 2015)

A delegation of the port authority is in Miami for the annual cruise conference Cruise Shipping Miami. Read more.


Cruise ship Oceana opens cruise high season in Zeebrugge (March 2015)

Springtime's coming and every year this means that the high season of cruise tourism is arriving as well. Read more. 


Yamal LNG and Fluxys LNG sign contract for LNG transshipment services at Zeebrugge LNG terminal (March 2015)

JSC Yamal LNG's subsidiary Yamal Trade and Fluxys LNG signed a 20 year contract for transshipment of up to 8 million tons of LNG per year at the port of Zeebrugge, to support year-round LNG deliveries from the Yamal peninsula to Asian Pacific markets. Read more. 


European Dredging Association Seminar on innovations improving maritime safety in Zeebrugge (February 2015)

At the initiative of the European Community Shipowner's Associations (ECSA), shipowners and shipping industry leaders have joined forces to launch the inaugural European Shipping. Read more. 


Van der Vlist expands Zeebrugge facilities (February 2015)

Van der Vlist has expanded the capacity of the Zeebrugge site. The indoor and outdoor storage facilities now occupy a surface of 50,000 m². Read more. 


First WWL Post Panamax car carrier "Thermopylae" header for Zeebrugge (February 2015) 

WWL welcomes into operation the M/V Thermopylae, the first of its new generation of Post Panamax HERO PCTC vessels. Read more. 


First Skangass LNG loading operation in Zeebrugge (January 2015)

LNG was loaded aboard Anthony Veder's Coral Energy, the Skangass time chartered ship, at the Fluxys LNG terminal in Zeebrugge. Read more. 


Container feeder service Femex1 adds Zeebrugge to the schedule (January 2015)

French liner CMA CGM has added Zeebrugge to the FEMEX1 container feeder service. Read more.


Container sector’s increase in scale sets records in Zeebrugge (December 2014)

The continuously growing dimensions in shipping do not go unnoticed in the port of Zeebrugge. Read more.


P&O Ferries expands Teesport - Zeebrugge service (October 2014)

P&O Ferries has announced the expansion of its North Sea business with the introduction of a daily service between Teesport and Zeebrugge. Read more.


Toyofuji Shipping Company Zeebrugge ships one millionth vehicle (October 2014)

An important milestone has been reached: the shipment of the 1 millionth vehicle since the start of the European operations. Read more.


Singapore’s MPA further discuss with European Port Authorities (October 2014)

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), Antwerp Port Authority, Port of Rotterdam and Port of Zeebrugge participated in a LNG bunkering focus group discussion. Read more.


Emma Maersk left Zeebrugge with record tonnage (October 2014)

On Sunday October 5th, the Emma Maersk sailed away from the port of Zeebrugge with a total tonnage of 15.500 TEU, which is the maximum amount of containers the ship was designed to carry. Read more.


Anthony Veder Chartering Company opts for Zeebrugge’s LNG expertise (September 2014)

LNG trials were performed on Anthony Veder's newly built gas carrier Coral Star. Read more.


London Container Terminal offers a regular shuttle service between Tilbury and Zeebrugge (September 2014)

London Container Terminal, Tilbury, in partnership with the Port of Zeebrugge, now offers a regular service between Tilbury, the closest port to Londen, and the Port of Zeebrugge, Belgium. Read more. 


New intermodal service Zeebrugge -Curtici boosts long-haul CEE links (September 2014)

Pan-European logistics specialists P&O Ferrymasters and Transmec Group have joined forces to launch an intermodal Belgium-Romania service with three departures per week each way by dedicated train. Read more. 


Meet Port of Zeebrugge and several key global cold chain professionals at Cool Logistics Global 2014 

Cool Logistics Global Conference in Rotterdam gathers all key decision makers that make end-to-end global cold chains work. Read more.


Pittman Seafoods Zeebrugge expands (September 2014)

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Sisterports Zeebrugge and Hakata celebrate 15 years of cooperation (August 2014)

The Zeebrugge port authority is receiving a delegation of partners from the port of Hakata today. Read more.


Zeebrugge expands rail offer (June 2014)

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Commercial department Port of Zeebrugge reinforced (June 2014)

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Port of Zeebrugge European hub for NMT Shipping's new RoRo liner service (june 2014)
NMT Shipping Company started a brand new RoRo service from Bremerhaven and Zeebrugge to South America's west coast. Read more. 


Multi Modal Shuttle creates transport link between Moselle ports and Zeebrugge (june 2014)

The Société de Ports de Moselle, that manages the ports of Metz and Thionville, has introduced a container shuttle service via the Rhine and Bonn. Read more. 


Zeebrugge and Ghent host prestigious international congress for harbour masters (may 2014)

From 26 to 30 May 2014 Bruges and Ghent are hosting the 9th International Harbour Masters Congress. Read more.


Port of Zeebrugge at Breakbulk Europe exhibition in Antwerp (may 2014)

Port of Zeebrugge is participating in the Breakbulk Europe exhibition at Antwerp Expo from 12 to 15 May. Read more.


Transfennica starts Bilbao-Portsmouth shipping service (april 2014)

Due to increased demand Transfennica will include a twice-weekly direct call to Portsmouth (UK) in its service from Bilbao (Spain) as from May 13. Read more. 


Euro Marine Logistics commences a new weekly service from Zeebrugge to the Nordic countries (april 2014)

As from April 2014, EML NV will commence a new weekly service from Zeebrugge to the Nordic countries and this just after having implemented a new trade connecting Zeebrugge with Tyne (England) in January. Read more.


Port of Zeebrugge at SITL Europe in Paris and Intermodal South America in Sao Paulo. (april 2014)

Next week, Port of Zeebrugge is present at the SITL Europe exhibition in Paris (1-4 April) and at the annual Intermodal exhibition in Sao Paulo Brazil (1-3 April). Read more.


Zeebrugge performs first bunkering of LNG driven tugboat (february 2014)

The world's first LNG driven tugboat, the M/T Borgoy, has arrived in the port of Zeebrugge for a bunkering operation. Read more. 


Flemish government accepts new regulation for port vehicles (february 2014)

A new regulation for port vehicle traffic in the four Flemish ports is in the making. Read more.


Verbrugge Terminals under construction (january 2014)

In the outer port of Zeebrugge, Verbrugge Terminals has recently started the works on the development of their new terminal.  Read more.


New traffic of Nissan cars brings 100,000 units to Zeebrugge (january 2014)

International Car Operators Zeebrugge signed a contract with the Japanse car manufacturer Nissan. Read more.


Increased capacity for the Zeebrugge – Bilbao service (january 2014)
Transfennica has decided to increase capacity on its Zeebrugge – Bilbao route. From early January mv Forerunner and mv Forecaster will operate 2 sailings per week in each direction. Read more.


Zeebrugge: Figures 2013 (January 2014)

A revival in the volumes to the United Kingdom, a rise in the number of new vehicles, a status quo in containers and a fall in the LNG volume mark the past year in Zeebrugge. Read more.


Adani Ports signs MoU with Belgian Port of Zeebrugge (november 2013)

Adani Ports & SEZ Ltd, India's largest private port developer and part of the Adani Group, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Belgian Port of Zeebrugge, to act as a strategic entry port for the lucrative European market. Read more.


Ports of Antwerp, Zeebrugge and Singapore jointly opt for LNG (november 2013)

During the mission of Flanders Port Area to Vietnam and Singapore from 9 to 13 November led by Flemish Minister Hilde Crevits, the ports of Antwerp, Zeebrugge and Singapore signed a cooperation agreement to facilitate the supply of LNG to the shipping trade. Read more.


The Port of Zeebrugge to be the port of entry for Vietnamese fish exports to Europe (november 2013)

During the Flanders Port Area mission led by Hilde Crevits, Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, the Port of Zeebrugge concluded a contract in Vietnam with the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP). Read more.


Maiden Call Evergreen Thalassa Hellas in Zeebrugge (november 2013)

On Tuesday 5 November, the Evergreen Thalassa Hellas made her maiden call in Zeebrugge. Read more.


Delegation of Vietnamese Ministers visit the port of Zeebrugge (september 2013)

An official delegation from Vietnam, leaded by the Vietnamese deputy Prime Minister and the deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, has arrived at the Zeebrugge port authority this morning. Read more.


Port of Zeebrugge welcomes Verbrugge Terminals (September 2013)

Verbrugge Terminals is a logistical service provider active in the ports of Flushing and Terneuzen, where they handle 10 mio tons of goods annually. Read more...


First Hanjin ship of new Evergreen Hanjin Asia service in Zeebrugge (August 2013)
The MV Hanjin Hamburg that arrived in our port yesterday evening, was the first Hanjin container vessel to arrive in Zeebrugge in the renewed service of Evergreen Lines and Hanjin Shipping Lines, which connects Europe with Asia on a weekly basis. Read more....


Container feeder service Femex1 calls at Zeebrugge (July 2013)

On 29 July the container feeder service Femex1 of the French shipping company CMA CGM called for the first time at Zeebrugge. The m/s Santa Bettina (2,824 teu) unloaded and loaded at Container Handling Zeebrugge. Read more ...


Port of Zeebrugge handles 21.2 million tons in first semester (July 2013)

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Port of Zeebrugge deploys estuary barge Polybotes (July 2013)

Waterways 2, the estuary barge for new cars, was bought by the Zeebrugge port authority (MBZ) and specifically rebuilt for the transportation of high and heavy loads. Read more ...


Port of Zeebrugge welcomes first vessel of new Evergreen Hanjin Asia service (July 2013)

On 19 July the m/s Ever Laden called at the container terminal Zeebrugge International Port/ZIP. Read more ... 


Port of Zeebrugge signs partnership agreement with Port of Nagoya (July 2013)

On 17 July Port of Zeebrugge signed a sister port agreement with Japan's number one port, Nagoya. Read more ...


Port of Zeebrugge in Texas ! (July 2013)

Port of Zeebrugge and Fluxys participated in a joint Dutch and Flemish economic mission to Houston, Texas from 7 through 9 July to promote the Dutch and Flemish ports. Read more


Four new windmills for the Port of Zeebrugge (june 2013)
A cooperation between Portfineco and Eneco, a sustainable energy supplier/producer, will result in the installation of four new windmills on the terminals of Wallenius-Wilhelmsen Logistics Zeebrugge and Toyota Motor Europe. Read more.

Port of Zeebrugge rounds out container infrastructure (June 2013)

In June the works for the lengthening of the existing quay wall at the container terminal of APM Terminals Zeebrugge to the south of the Albert II dock were completed. The lengthening up to 1,300 meters constitutes the first phase. In a second phase the new quay will be dredged over a 400 meter length. In a third phase the older part of the quay wall will be deepened. Read more


Forth Ports and Port of Zeebrugge join forces in a Strategic Agreement (june 2013)
Forth Ports Limited and Port of Zeebrugge / MBZ have today (18June 2013) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which marks the start of a strategic agreement between the Port companies with the aim of the exploring mutual opportunities to attract new container cargo volumes. Read more


First ship of Evergreen Hanjin CEM/ANN service at ZIP-terminal on July 19 (june 2013)
The first container vessel in the recently adjusted CEM/ANN service of Evergreen Lines and Hanjin Shipping Lines is expected to arrive in Zeebrugge on July 19. Read more.


Toyota exports European Yaris model for US through Zeebrugge (may 2013)

Production has started for Toyota's first-ever Europe-built model, the Toyota Yaris, for export to North America. Read more.


Zeebrugge kiwifruit season started (may 2013)

Earlier this month, Zeebrugge received the first load of kiwifruit from New Zeeland. Read more.


Understructure second LNG jetty in Port of Zeebrugge completed (april 2013)

The understructure for the second LNG jetty in the outer port of Zeebrugge has recently been completed. Read more. 


Capacity of nearly 75 percent of all deepsea containervessels in Zeebrugge over 10.000 TEU in 2013 (april 2013)

Recent figures of the Port of Zeebrugge show that 73 percent of all deepsea containervessels in Zeebrugge this year had a capacity of over 10.000 TEU. Read more.


Port of Zeebrugge present at European Seafood Exposition (april 2013)

A delegation of the Zeebrugge port authority is in Brussels for the European Seafood Exposition. Read more.


Port of Zeebrugge at Intermodal South America with ports of Ghent and Antwerp (april 2013)

Port of Zeebrugge is represented in Sao Paulo, Brazil, at the annual Intermodal exhibition. Read more.


Port of Zeebrugge participated in princely mission in Thailand (march 2013)

The economic princely mission in Thailand with His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium, was organized by Flanders Investment & Trade and took place from 16 to 22 March. Read more.


Port of Zeebrugge receives the two millionth Mitsubishi exported from Thailand (march 2013)

Mr. Joachim Coens of Port of Zeebrugge and Mr. Marc Adriansens from ICO Zeebrugge attended the ceremony for the two millionth exported Mitsubishi car in the port of Laem Chabang in Thailland. Read more. 


AIDAstella opens new cruise season in Port of Zeebrugge (march 2013)

Early this morning, AIDA Cruises’ AIDAstella arrived in the port of Zeebrugge. Read more.


Port of Zeebrugge welcomes China Shipping Terminal in Zeebrugge (march 2013) Read more.


Coastlink Meets to Discuss “The Impact of 18,000 TEU Vessels on Intra European Networks” (march 2013)
With more than 70 delegates from across the EU keen to debate and discuss if Europe is ready for the giant 18,000 vessels, the Coastlink network was well represented in Zeebrugge on 20 and 21st February 2013 The Coastlink Meeting hosted by Port of Zeebrugge 20-21 February 2013. Read more.


Study shows switch to on-shore power supply is beneficial for regular port users (march 2013)

The Zeebrugge port authority and POM West-Flanders have launched a study to investigate whether or not it is technically and financially interesting to install on-shore power supply facilities on the quays and on ships. Read more.


Port of Zeebrugge to introduce several pilot projects in LNG fuelling (March 2013)

For the past 25 years, the Flemish port of Zeebrugge has made joint efforts to take the lead position in gas distribution for the Northwestern European market. Read more.


Philippe Le Petit will represent Port of Zeebrugge in France (February 2013)
Philippe Le Petit has been appointed by the port authority of Zeebrugge as the new representative abroad. Read more.

New connection between port of Rostock and port of Zeebrugge (February 2013)

Since the beginning of this month, Finnlines added the port of Rostock to their weekly route between Finland and Bilbao. Read more.


Cross Channel Groupage chooses Port of Zeebrugge (January 2013)

The logistical service provider Cross Channel Groupage has relocated to the port of Zeebrugge. Read more.


COASTLINK Conference hosted by Port of Zeebrugge. (January 2013)
The Zeebrugge Port Authority will host a two day Coastlink conference on the 20th and 21st February 2013. Read more.


ViaBrugge to build missing link between Bruges and Knokke (January 2013)

The consortium ViaBrugge is the selected contractor for the construction of the A11, the motorway that will connect the N31 and the N49. This new motorway is a 12 kilometer long road between Bruges and Knokke. Read more


P&O Ferries and Transfennica join forces at Zeebrugge (January 2013)

The announcement that Transfennica will be working together with P&O Ferries in Zeebrugge, thus securing the Bilbao – Engeland connection in the future, is good news for our port. Read more


Port of Zeebrugge: Year Review 2012 (January 2012) Read more


Port of Zeebrugge welcomes world’s largest container ship with CMA CGM Group executives (december 2012)

Early this morning the m/v CMA CGM Marco Polo arrived in the port of Zeebrugge. Read more...


Port of Zeebrugge and Port of Tauranga sign sister port agreement (november 2012)

During a breakfast meeting in Auckland this morning, the ports of Zeebrugge and Tauranga have signed a sister port agreement. The port of Tauranga ships a volume of 120.000 tonnes kiwifruit to Zeebrugge, that serves as Zespri's official distribution center for the European markets. Read more...


Zespri and Sea-Invest renew contract in Zeebrugge (november 2012)

Zespri – the world’s leading kiwifruit marketer-  renewed its existing agreement with Port of Zeebrugge and Sea-Invest, a commitment that guarantees Zeebrugge will remain Zespri’s gateway to Europe for New Zealand kiwifruit exports. Read more...


Zeebrugge finishes important phase in construction of second lng jetty (June 2012)

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Ventura opens new cruise season (March 2012)

On Saturday 24th March the cruise vessel m/s Ventura of shipping company P&O cruises opens the Belgian cruise season. With 90 calls on the schedule, 2012 will be a new record year for the coastal port. Read more...


Zeebrugge starts train shuttle to Northern French Dourges (January 2012)

Today a covenant was signed for the start-up of a regular container rail shuttle from Zeebrugge to Dourges in Northern France. The service between Zeebrugge and the trimodal platform Delta 3 in Dourges will start in February on a basis of three times per week. Read more...


Spliethoff ships paper from Zeebrugge to Philadelphia (January 2012)

Since 5 January of this year the company Spliethoff has been transporting paper loads from Zeebrugge to Philadelphia. It concerns grouped paper volumes for customers StoraEnso and Norske Skog. Read more ...


Larger vessels for the service Zeebrugge - Bilbao (January 2012)

Transfennica has decided to significantly increase the capacity on the Zeebrugge - Bilbao route. From now onwards, the m/s Kraftca and m/s Timca are being deployed on the route and will maintain 3 sailings in each direction. Read more ...


2011 second best year (December 2011)

Until mid 2011 Zeebrugge maintained the level of the handling volume of 2010. Due to the economic slow-down the traffic slackened as from the second semester. The decrease occured in the container business. The other port sectors showed an increase.

As a result, 2011 is Zeebrugge's second best year, with an estimated cargo throughput of 47.3 million tons (-4.5 %). Read more ...


Port of Zeebrugge starts major dredging works at easty quay CHZ (November 2011)

The official launching took place for the deepening of the eastern quay of the container terminal Container Handling Zeebrugge. Read more...


Launch second Swath 'Wielingen' in Zeebrugge (November 2011)

On Monday 7 November 2011 the official christening of the high-tech pilot boat took place in near the Zeebrugge Maritime Station. Read more...


Zeebrugge looks back on succesful China mission (November 2011)

The Zeebrugge Port Authority looks back on a successful participation in the economic mission to China led by His Royal Highness Prince Filip. Read more...

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