Entering Port Oostende - Welcome!
Port Oostende is situated along one of the busiest shipping routes in Europe and receives ships of up to 200 metres. An all-round seaport that welcomes different types of commercial ships:
- offshore installation and service ships
- roll-on roll-off vessels
- bulk & project cargo
- fishing vessels
Pilotage must be requested via a ship's agent.
Light line sailing-up route of 143° is indicated by the light line
Registering a vessel in the port
Only a ship's agent or operator can register a vessel in Port Oostende. By logging into the Ensor system, the ship's agent or operator can go through the legal formalities. These data are automatically linked to the Belgian Maritime Single Window. The Maritime Single Window (MSW) improves the exchange of information in European ports.
Berths and port fees
Port Oostende has 8.2 km of quay length and 199 ha of water surface available.
Depending on the activity of the ship, the harbour master's office assigns a berth.
The port fees can be requested.