​​​​​​​​​​​​Brevik - Ghent

On this route there is one departure per week in both directions.

The cargo mix on this route is trailers, containers, factory new cars and trucks, motor homes,​ caravans, high & heavy and project cargoes.

Cargo loaded in Spain, France and Belgium is finding it’s way to Brevik, situated on the West bank of the Oslofjord, halfway between Oslo and Kristiansand. Norwegian exporters based in the triangle Oslo – Trondheim – Kristiansand equally value the weekly ro/ro connection to Gent which is situated close to the crossing of the main European highways E40 (East-West axis) and E17 (North-South axis) giving quick access to the nearby consumer and production centres.

From Brevik (located on the entry to Oslo Fjord) there is immediate access to major Norwegian industries with easy access to the motorway to Kristiansand and Oslo and from Ghent (in Belgium in the middle of Europe) delivery or loading is easy and a few hours away from major European cities.



DFDS Seaways reserves the right to make changes in the above schedule. 
Local times are used for all departures and arrivals. 
Closing time is prior to sailing time. Please contact your local DFDS office for more information.​



+47 35 57 37 50
NorthSea Terminal AS,Tangenveien 40 3950 Brevik Norway

Or get in touch by emai​l.


+ 32 9 269 12 56 

Monday-Firday 08:00 - 16:00 

DFDS Seaways N.V., Mercatordok Multimodal Terminal, Philips Landsbergiuslaan 11, Havennummer 2170, B-9000 Gent, Belgium

Or get in touch by email.​​


Passengers on fReight vessels
  • Children under 5 years not accepted due to safety regulations
  • No pets
  • Booking accepted earliest 30 days before departure

Enquiries for passenger transport on this route should be direct to Ghent (Tel: +32 9 269 1256 / Email: paxbookings.gent@dfds.com)

Read information about passenger boooking here ​​​

Driver  facilities on board

On this route our Ro-Ro vessels offer comfortable accommodation in shared double cabin usually with shower and toilet. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served at set times. Cold food, tea and coffee facilities available in the canteen.

Hazardous cargo

The internal segregation of individual UN-number must conform to the general and particular requirements for segregation as described in the IMDG Code.​

Request for shipment of Class 2,3,4,5,6,8 and 9 must be submitted before unit arrives at the gate. For deadline information contact your local office.​


  • Class 1:
    requests for shipment of Class 1 must be submitted one week before shipment.
  • Class 7:
    Radioactive substances are not accepted. 

Abnormal loads

  • For trailers longer than 14 metres,truck/trailers longer than 17 metres, containers/tank-containers/flats longer than 20', 30' or 40' additional rates are given on application.
  • For units exceeding 2.6 metres in width the following surcharges shall apply: (Excess width calculations must be done on total unit length.)
    •  2.61 - 2.75 m basic rate +25%
    •  2.76 - 3.00 m basic rate +50%​
    •  3.01 - 3.50 m basic rate +100%
    •  3.51 - and over on application.
  • For loads of abnormal height please contact your agent for maximum height information.
  • The gross weight for selfdrives/trailers/flats/containers marked on each unit must not be exceeded. This must also conform to current government road/rail regulations. If this is found not to be so, discharge will be at Shipper's expense.
  • Shipment of units exceeding 40 tons of weight is subject to prior approval with additional rates are given on application.