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Contact: Eugeen Van Craeyvelt

Ph: +32 9 251 0550

Fax: +32 9 251 5406

Ghent port is centrally located in Western Europe with an overall water-borne cargo throughput of some 40 mio t. Main cargo transhipments: cereals and derivatives, iron and steel products, fruit juices and cars. DISCOMcentres are its specialities.

  • Key figures: seaborne cargo throughput: 24 mio t; inland navigation: 16 mio t; railway and road transport: each 5 mio t; employment in Ghent port: over 26,000 people; added value: EURO 2,254
  • Major distribution platform: location at crossing of 2 main European highways; rail tracks from every quay connecting direct to dense European railway network; direct European inland waterway links
  • DISCOM centres: specialized distribution & logistics centres also for non-maritime traffics; processing, reprocessing, assembly and commercialisation of goods; foreign producer organises sales himself
Recent developments: new industrial zone of 60 ha for distribution and light industry; digging of new KLUIZENDOK opening up some 200 ha of waterfront land - completion of first phase

Ports of Presence:
Belgium - Ghent

logistics; port authority; cereals; fruit juices; cars; iron and steel; Kluizendok; DISCOM centres; added value

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