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Gateways of West Flanders
Ports that connect your business

Port of Zeebrugge: car port

• Fast deep-sea coastal container port
• Permanent access for the largest container carriers
• Frequent international connections
• Important and frequent short-sea connections (Ro/Ro) with the UK, Ireland and Scandinavia
• Strong in break-bulk with specialisation in the paper sector
• World’s leading port in handling new cars: 2 million per year
• European hub for liquefied natural gas (lng)

Port of Ostend: blue energy port

• Excellent opportunities for Ro/Ro, bulk and general cargo
• Centre for the construction, operations and maintenance of offshore wind farms in the North Sea
• Cruise terminal: 16 cruise ships, 4 river cruise ships and 9,216 passengers annually

Airport Ostend-Bruges: cargo hub

• Excellent opportunities for cargo transport and handling
• Centre for perishable goods (vegetables, fruit, fish), outsized cargo and living animals
• Passenger flights to Mediterranean destinations and Canary Islands
• Ostend Airport Business Park: 6,6 ha industrial area reserved for aviation related business.

Airport Kortrijk-Wevelgem: business aviation partner

• Specialised in business aviation, medical flights, express freight
• 1,900m long runway