In figures

HAROPA - Port du Havre, a major player in the northern European port eco-system, also has a significant impact on the regional economy.
- Port du Havre

Published on

HAROPA - Port du Havre strengthens its national leadership

HAROPA-Port du Havre, 1st place in France's foreign trade and 1st place in French maritime trade

  •   Le Havre, France's leading container port
  • 1st worldwide port for wines and spirits
  • 1st French platform for the import-export of new vehicles
  • A major port in Western Europe located in the immediate vicinity of the leading French consumer market but also in the heart of Europe, HAROPA-Port du Havre is an extraordinary gateway to the world.
  • Recognized nautical assets: can receive ships in all tidal conditions, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, welcoming ships of all sizes and draughts. 
  • More than 6,000 annual visits, or about 30 sea-going vessels entering and leaving the port every day:
  • 72 million tonnes of traffic 
  • 418,500 cruise passengers welcomed


  • 27 km from the entrance of the port to the locks of Tancarville, 5 km wide 
  • 50% of our territory is in natural areas
  • 150 km of roads and 200 km of railways 
  • 35 km of wharves
  • More than 60 rail round trips per week
  • 100 bridge and lock operations per day
  • Nearly 1,150 establishments located in the industrial port area (IPA)
  • More than 1 million m² of logistics warehouses
  • 32,000 direct jobs, including 16,500 port and industrial jobs
  • Nearly 700 ports reached worldwide, 50 shipping lines present



  • Quality (ISO 9001) for the reception of ships, reception and life on the port domain and the management of rail and road access networks 
  • ISO 28000 "security"-certified
  • Environment (PERS renewed in early 2018)