Port of Ostend

The Port of Ostend ( nl: Haven van Oostende) is a seaport in the Belgian city of Ostend. He is next to the port of Bruges - Zeebrugge, the second Belgian seaport seaside. However, it is much less important.


The past the port of Ostend was an important ferry port. The passenger is severely declined since the opening of the Euro tunnel. Since then, the port of Ostend has converted to cargo handling. Today, the port of Ostend in addition to the transportation of building materials, such as gravel and sand, specialized in the RoRo traffic with Great Britain. In addition, the port is also home to a fishing port and a marina.