Almost 61,000 people make - directly and indirectly - a living at about 300 companies in the port of Ghent. Are you interested in working in the port or for a port-related company? Here are some tips.

You can apply at the VDAB (Flemish Department for Employment-finding) for a lot of vacancies. Have a look at

Working for a company in the port
Would you like to find a job with a company in the port? Then you'd do best to contact the company of your choice directly. You could start already by having a look at the list of companies in and around the Ghent canal zone.

Working at Ghent Port Company
Ghent Port Company, limited liability company under public law, is responsible for the development, management and promotion of the port of Ghent. Our company employs 160 people in more than 60 different functions. Recruitment is done in cooperation with Jobpunt Vlaanderen and selection agencies on the basis of public selection procedures.

Job openings are published on the Dutch website and in the media. Selected candidates are to take an exam and those who pass are hired or added to the labour reserve. At Ghent Port Company you cannot ask for information on vacancies in a port-related company.
Info: Evelien Meirlaen, HR Manager,, tel: +32 (0)9 251 05 50.