Zeeland Seaports has a socio-economic objective. As an organisation under public law, its object is to generate prosperity in the region by developing and operating the ports of Terneuzen and Vlissingen.
The strategic master plan 2009-2020 has formulated the following objectives in addition to the mission and vision:
- Growth of throughput from seagoing shipping from 30 to 50 million tonnes in combination with a growth in throughput from inland shipping from 30 to 40 million tonnes.
- Increase in employment in Zeeland of 18%.