Port of Zeebrugge acts to limit spread of covid-19

To limit the spread of the covid-19 virus, the port authority of Zeebrugg, Belgium is enacting a number of measures.

In a statement the port authority said, at this point, all critical functions and core processes are guaranteed. The continuous shifts in the Port of Zeebrugge are secured. The shipping movements and operations are functioning on maximum capacity, as long as the situation allows. Administrative personnel have asked to be flexible in fulfilling their duties. 


The port authority has taken a number of measures and continues to follow the advisements of the World Health Organization, the Federal Department of Health, the EU and the Federal Department of Mobility.


In addition, the port’s events and organised visits have been postponed or cancelled. Business trips abroad are cancelled until further notice. 


Physical meetings are being discouraged and replaced by conference calls as much as possible. 


All departments of the port authority are encouraged to work from home if possible. The attendance on all departments is however guaranteed. If working from home is impossible, the port authority personnel is spread throughout the company’s offices both in time and space. 


The guidelines concerning hygiene within the port authority are intensified and communicated clearly.  

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