Zeebrugge
(c) Port of Zeebrugge

Zeebrugge

The Belgian coastal port of Zeebrugge, literally Bruges-on-Sea, provides the easiest access to the many historical cities and places in Belgium.
The are two main factors why Zeebrugge is a destination port for cruise vessels. For the shipping company the port’s location right on the coast shortens approach time to a minimum as the vessel does not have to deviate from its itinerary on the North Sea.
For the passenger, a call in Zeebrugge provides the quickest access to the many historical cities in Belgium: Bruges foremost but also Ghent, Belgium’s capital Brussels and the former battlefields of Waterloo and Ypres.
The brand new terminal building offers interporting and full turnaround opportunities for small to medium size vessels.




  1.  Bruges

    Cruise along the picturesque canals. Admire the many museums. Centuries-old facades hide luxurious shops with quality goods such chocolates, lace and jewelry. Bruges radiates charm.
  2.  The Great War

    In WW1 West-Flanders was the scene of trench warfare. Today, the memorial ‘In Flanders Fields’, the commonwealth cemeteries and daily ceremonies such as the Last Post bear witness to this era.
  3.  Ghent

    Similar to Bruges, Ghent is another historic city with medieval remnants and scenic canals where historical buildings, fascinating museums and specialist shops abound.
  4.  Brussels

    Belgium’s and Europe’s vibrant capital city is only 75 minutes away. A center of European culture and politics, it has 90 museums, beautiful parks, fascinating walks, trendy restaurants and bars.





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Nautical information

Max. Length For Berth, M:
unlimited
Max. Draught, M:
16.76
More Info Draught:
-
Max. Air Draught, M:
unlimited
More Info Air Draught:
no restriction
No. Of Quays:
3
Quay Length Total, M:
1.375 m
Quay Depth, M:
up to 15 m
Anchorage Available:
yes
Anchorage Compulsory:
no
Passenger Terminal:
yes
Pilotage Compulsary:
yes
Tugs Available:
yes
Bunkering:
yes
Tidal Movement/range, M:
4
Water:
yes
Ships Tenders Allowed:
no recommendet
Garbage Disposal:
yes
Airport Distance, Km:
120
City Centre Distance, Km:
15
Passengers
Calls


Passengers 2017
Calls 2017