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La Rochelle

La Rochelle is a port-city located on the west coast of France. It is the capital of the Charente-Maritime department and is known for its beautiful beaches and historical landmarks. La Rochelle is located on the Bay of Biscay and is home to a large natural harbour.

Dredging of La Rochelle port to be completed by May

La Rochelle, France (Ports Europe) April 15, 2024 – Baars continues the dredging of the French Port Atlantique La Rochelle, part of its expansion...

France reports Q1 2023 cargo traffic down -6.9%

Paris, France (PortSEurope) June 26, 2023 – In the first quarter of 2023, total cargo traffic passing through the main French ports in mainland France...

French seaports see cargo traffic increase of over 5% in 2022

Paris, France (PortSEurope) March 22, 2023 – In the fourth quarter of 2022, cargo traffic handled by the main French ports fell by 2.4% compared to the...

Ranking: French ports – Cargo throughput, Q1 2022

Paris, France (Ports Europe) June 21, 2022 – In the first quarter of 2020, French ports handled cargo of 73.09 million tonnes. This is up 6.75% on the first...

France: Maritime freight transport in the third quarter of 2021

In the third quarter of 2021, the traffic of goods passing through the main French ports in mainland France was up 0.6% compared to the previous quarter with a...

Portos de Galicia attends Grand Pavois boat show in La Rochelle

La Rochelle, France (Ports Europe) October 1, 2018 – Portos de Galicia has attended the Grand Pavois boat show in La Rochelle with the aim of promoting...

Port of La Rochelle launches a consultation on Port Horizon 2025 development project

La Rochelle, France (Ports Europe) February 13, 2018 – As part of its project “Port Horizon 2025”, Atlantic Port La Rochelle plans to carry...

La Rochelle sees reduces cargo numbers in 2017

La Rochelle, France (PortSEurope) January 17, 2018 – Port traffic in 2017 was marked by another significant decrease, largely due to the 2016 cereal...

Bolloré Ports to develop southern part of the commercial port of Chef de Baie in La Rochelle.

La Rochelle, France (Ports Europe) October 9, 2017 – On Friday 6 October, the Supervisory Board of Port Atlantique La Rochelle appointed Bolloré Ports...

EU Commission requires Belgium and France to put an end to tax exemptions for ports

Brussels, Belgium EU Commission requires Belgium and France to put an end to tax exemptions for ports The European Commission has required Belgium and France...

Millet SA and Regiorail to operate traction services for OFP Atlantique

Nantes-St.Nazaire, France (PortSEurope) May 6, 2017 – Millet SA and Regiorail are to set up OuestRail in order to take over the traction services of OFP...

Event – Transport Logistics – Munich, May 9-12, 2017

Munich, Germany (PortSEurope) May 3,2017 – “transport logistics” is the world’s leading trade fair for logistics, mobility, IT and...

OFP Atlantique almost hits annual cargo traffic target set for 2018

Nantes, France (Ports Europe) January 12, 2017 – French company OFP Atlantique, owned by La Rochelle and Nantes ports, together with Euro Cargo Rail,...

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