Port of Ghent: companies on a world and European level

The port of Ghent is characterized by numerous companies that occupy prominent positions on a European and on a world level. An overview.


  • largest newsprint-making machine (Stora Enso Langerbrugge)
  • largest assembly factory of Volvo passenger cars (Geely)
  • largest assembly factory of Volvo Trucks


  • largest storage of agribulk (Euro-Silo)
  • Honda distribution platform
  • largest fruit juice terminal (Citrosuco and Louis Dreyfus Company)
  • largest sea salt importer (Zoutman)
  • largest producer of potting soil (Peltracom)
  • headquarters of largest bulk stevedore (SEA-invest)
  • largest biocluster with Bio Base Europe
  • largest integrated steel mill (ArcelorMittal group)


Port of Ghent: large enough to cope, small enough to care