|Location:||Location: 51° 14’ N – 02° 55’ E.
The port lies 7.5 nautical miles (14 km) from SW Akkaert (this is the location 51° 23’ N – 02° 43’ E, 14 km off the coast of Ostend where the first pilot is taken on board ships bound for Flemish ports).
|Map of the port|
|Road network in port area:||55 km|
|Rail network in port area:||20 km|
|Inland waterway connections:||The port is connected to the inland waterway network via the Ghent-Bruges-Ostend waterway (“vaart??). The capacity of the Ghent-Bruges-Ostend waterway is limited to 1,350 ton (category IV) inland vessels.|
|Number of kilometres of quay walls:||8.20 km|
|Total surface of port area:||658 ha, of which water surface: 199 ha|
|Locks:||Demey-sluis: LxWxD = 123m x 17.4m x 4.5m (at low tide)|
|Maritime access:||Access at all times of day to ships with a draught of up to 8.00 m.
Average tide difference: 3,89 m (Source: MDK Kust)
Water levels in real time (MOW)