Zeebrugge (BEZEE)

Port Code BEZEE City Brugge
Port Name Zeebrugge Country/Region Belgium
Category Port Route EUROPEAN MAIN PORT
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Main Port

Introduction of Zeebrugge (BEZEE)



      Zebruch is a commercial port in Belgium. Located on the northwest coast of the country, there is a train ferry connecting with harryj, 90 nautical miles away, 42 nautical miles away from Dunkirk in the southwest, 65 nautical miles away from Calais and 65 nautical miles away from Antwerp in the East; There are river transport, highway, railway, tonggent, Brussels, etc. There are internal and external branches in the port area. The inner harbor is in the lock. The dock line is more than 2000 meters long and the water depth along the side is shallow. There are two breakwaters in the outer port. Ships enter the port from the East. There are three breakwaters in the east of the port area. More than 20 berths are mainly used for oil, ferry, container ships and oil tankers. The line is 595 meters long and the water depth is 13.1 meters. The container terminal is the most important part of the outer port. There are three berths in the ocean container terminal on the west side of the West jetty. With a total length of 725 meters, it is equipped with 3 sets of 35-45 ton loading and unloading bridges, a dock area of 12 hectares, a storage yard of 10000 TEUs and 60 refrigerated power connections. There is also a coastal container terminal on the east side of the channel outside the gate. It is 270 meters long, equipped with two 30 ton loading and unloading bridges, with a wharf area of 5 hectares and a storage yard of 16000 TEUs. Recently, another Canadian shipping company came to build a new container terminal, covering an area of 38 hectares. The line of the terminal is 600 meters long and the water depth is 16 meters. It is equipped with three Panamax type loading and unloading bridges, with an annual capacity of 50 TEUs. In addition, there are North Sea Ferry ro ro terminals and Atlantic ro ro terminals. The throughput of goods in this port is 20.6 million tons, and the container handling capacity is 250000 TEUs. It is the second largest container throughput port in Belgium. After the completion of the new container terminal, it will not only be the port of entry and exit for Belgian containers, but also be one of the container transshipment hubs in Europe. In the past two years, the throughput of Hong Kong has increased at an annual rate of 5 million. Hong Kong is also the largest passenger port in Belgium, with more than 2.3 million passengers entering and leaving each year.

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Summary of BEZEE

Zeebrugge port (Port Code:BEZEE) is a large-sized port , which is located at UK Coast & Atlantic, North Sea in Belgium.
The types of vessels regularly calling at Zeebrugge are Vehicles Carrier (25%), Container Ship (10%), Ro-Ro Cargo (8%), Inland, Motor Freighter (7%), General Cargo (7%).
The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 400 meters. The maximum draught is 15.3 meters. The maximum Deadweight is 228406t.
Zeebrugge is a busy cruise ship port, and cruise ships dock on many European itineraries. Although the port itself is not much interesting to visit, almost all cruise ship passengers leave the ship and almost visit the city.