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Le Havre

The Port of Le Havre, located in Normandy, France, is one of Europe’s largest and busiest seaports. It is the second-largest commercial port in France in terms of overall tonnage, and the largest container port, with three sets of terminals. It can accommodate all sizes of world cruise liners. The Port of Le Havre is managed by a state agency called Grand Port Maritime du Havre which is part of HAROPA PORTS.

HAROPA Le Havre receives new port crane

Le Havre, France (Ports Europe) July 10, 2024 – The HAROPA cruise terminal in Le Havre has received a new port crane, part of the development of the...

HAROPA prepares for a record cruise season

Paris, (Ports Europe) April 9, 2024 – HAROPA PORT and its partners – GIP Le Havre Croisières, Honfleur Tourist Office and Rouen Tourist Office...

River access channel to Port 2000 gets green light

Rouen, France (Ports Europe) April 9, 2024 – On March 29, the Administrative Court of Rouen rejected an application to suspend work on the river access...

New large cocaine seizure in Le Havre port

Le Havre, France (Ports Europe) March 23, 2024 – cocaine seizure in Le Havre, local media reported. The 2,440 packs of cocaine from Guadeloupe were hidden in...

Lhyfe receives grant for hydrogen production plant near Le Havre

Le Havre, France (Ports Europe) March 19, 2024 – Lhyfe is set to receive a grant of up to €149 million to construct a green hydrogen production plant...

One tonne of cocaine seized in Le Havre port

Le Havre, France (Ports Europe) March 14, 2024 – French customs seized more than 1,000 kg of cocaine in the country’s second-largest port of Le Havre...

Work starts on electrification of Le Havre Cruise Terminal

Le Havre, France (Ports Europe) February 8, 2024 – Last week, work started on the electrification of Le Havre Cruise Terminal. Also, known as cold...

HAROPA introduces drones

Paris, France (Ports Europe) January 18, 2024 – The French port company HAROPA has introduced the use of drones in its daily activities. Drones are now...

GMP orders four more hybrid straddle carriers from Kalmar

Le Havre, France (PortSEurope) October 24, 2023 – Générale de Manutention Portuaire (GMP) in Le Havre has ordered with four more hybrid straddle...

European Mediterranean ports better connected after COVID

Copenhagen, Denmark (Ports Europe) September 25, 2023 – Several European Mediterranean ports have significantly increased their connectivity to the...

Musical chairs for port cranes at TiL terminals

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) August 7, 2023 – Terminal Investment Limited (TiL), majority owned by MSC – Mediterranean Shipping Company, the...

Port of Antwerp sees first-half cargo traffic down -5.5%

Antwerp, Belgium (PortSEurope) July 24, 2023 – Total cargo throughput of Port of Antwerp-Bruges was 139 million tonnes in the first six months of this...

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...

Top container ports in the EU in 2022

Rotterdam, The Netherlands (Ports Europe) June 5, 2023 – Most EU ports handled less containers in 2022, compared to 2021. The Q1 2023 TEU results of the top...

TiL MSC orders 9 gantry cranes for Le Havre port

Le Havre, France (Ports Europe) May 23, 2023 – TiL MSC has ordered nine new electric gantry cranes for its TPO/TNMSC container terminals in the Port of...

Valenciaport joins World Ports Climate Action Program summit

Valencia, May 12, 2023 – The president of the Port Authority of Valencia (APV), Joan Calabuig, will participate on May 17 in Rotterdam in the 5th CEO...

Iberdola install first offshore wind turbine at Saint-Brieuc project

Today, Iberdrola announced the installation of the first wind turbine at the offshore farm located on the bay of Saint-Brieuc. It becomes the first offshore...

HAROPA PORT and Port of Montreal renew cooperation

Paris, France (Ports Europe) May 4, 2023 – Six years after signing an initial cooperation agreement, the Port of Montreal and HAROPA PORT have renewed of...

HAROPA PORT launches new Port Community System in Rouen

Rouen, France (Ports Europe) April 19, 2023 – HAROPA PORT has developed and launched a new Port Community System (PCS), called DrakHAR. The solution...

Malta Freeport Terminals adds two container services to portfolio

Valletta, Malta (PortSEurope) March 13, 2023 – Malta Freeport Terminals has added two container services to its portfolio. They offer swift transit times...

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