Regular ro/ro and container lines
Ghent port experiences an increasing importance of cargo traffic along Europe's coastal waters, what is called short sea shipping. The port of Ghent has the disposal of a European network of regular lines. This network connects the port with the Mediterranean, Great-Britain, Scandinavia, the Baltic states and Russia. It concerns both ro/ro and container lines. More in particular, Ghent is a growing short sea shipping container port.