An economic and sustainable approach

Become a sustainable industrial cluster, offering optimal location and operating conditions on the Seine axis

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By 2030, the Seine Valley is considered an attractive area for industrial set-ups in many sectors. Several factors are at the root of this recognition.

Firstly, the gain in competitiveness of the industries of the Seine axis has been made possible thanks to the implementation of an asserted European and national industrial strategy, which makes the ports special places for the development of industries: sustainable land availability, implementation of accelerated administrative procedures, creation of logistics circuits that are more efficient in terms of greenhouse gases, etc.

With this regained industrial competitiveness, the Seine axis region plays a driving role in international trade. It is based on advances in innovation and energy efficiency, but also on greater flexibility in production systems, a skilled workforce and a growing domestic market.

Throughout the Seine Valley, genuine industrial ecosystems based on the principles of the circular economy have been structured, with the support of competitiveness clusters and in a national and European legal environment that has become more attractive.

  • Energy ports in the renewable age
  • The Seine Axis, a leading chemical hub
  • A European agri-food cluster
  • The Seine Axis, the cornerstone of the construction of Greater Paris
  • At the heart of recycling flows
  • HAROPA, a major player in the ship repair industry

What are the implications for HAROPA in 2030?

Becoming a sustainable industrial cluster implies:

  • Developing space to promote industrial ecological synergies and strengthening the social acceptability of industrial port activities,
  • Facilitating the establishment of new activities through simplified procedures and a one-stop shop,
  • Improving the service offer to ships (optimization of terminals, deepening of the shipping channel, bunkering offer, etc.) and widening the service to the hinterland,
  • Developing land supply and commercial prospecting, particularly internationally,
  • Mobilizing customers around collaborative and innovative projects, relying on R&D organizations.