Five Haropa sites included in development scheme

Haropa Port, which operates Le Havre and Rouen, says that five sites totalling nearly 250 hectares on its estate have been included in the French government’s France 2030 Turnkey Sites scheme. The plan, announced in May 2023 aims to speed up France’s reindustrialisation. An initial national shortlist identified a total of 55 sites that offer major potential for development The scheme offers shorter lead-times for official procedures and on-site set-up and ... [+]

Work starts on new port for Paris

The Haropa port authority has started construction work of the (Port Seine Métropole Ouest / Western Metropolitan Seine Port (PSMO) 60km from Paris. Located at the confluence of the Seine and the Oise rivers, the multimodal facility is expected to host activities in the construction and civil engineering sectors. The ... [+]

Haropa trade down but vessels calls hold steady

Haropa, the port authority for Le Havre, Rouen and Paris, said today (Monday 29 January) that total traffic fell 4.5% in 2023 to 81.3m tonnes, which was in line with ports in the range. Containers were down 15% to 2.6m teu, due to disruption in China, the economic slowdown and ... [+]

Haropa to develop trimodal platform for Paris

Haropa, the port authority for Le Havre, Rouen and Paris, is developing is developing the port of Bruyères-sur-Oise as a multimodal platform, 40km from Paris. Haropa says that it is anticipating the opening of the Seine-North Europe Canal. Following a call for projects launched in 2022 for the allocation of this site ... [+]

IKEA delivers to Paris by barge and e-truck

IKEA is making home deliveries to customers in Paris by boat and electric vehicles, says the Haropa port authority. Orders are prepared at a distribution centre in the Gennevilliers inland port on the river Seine in the northwest of the city and then transported in specialised containers by boat to ... [+]

New group to study trade facilitation

French Customs, the HAROPA ports group, port community system SOGET and ISEL University of Le Havre Normandy, have joined forces to create TRAFIS LAB, an applied research laboratory on trade facilitation, digital customs and logistics. They have initiated a Scientific Interest Group to host a public-private partnership which will welcome researchers ... [+]

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