Brexit borders made easy

The Port of Le Havre community system, SOGET, says it can offer an electronic solution to the problem of clearing cross-Channel traffic between the UK and France after Brexit. SOGET's Port Community System (PCS) already handles ro ro operations across the Channel to the ports of Caen-Ouistreham, Calais and Le Havre. The ‘EasyBrexit’ pilot solution offered by SOGET will extend its digital expertise to all types of goods Director of Soget Innovation, ... [+]

Le Havre reveals spending plans

The Port of Le Havre supervisory board confirmed a multi-year €500 million investment programme at a plenary session on 29 June. Main priority is completion of the Port 2000 project which includes two new no. 11 and 12 berths and a new lock gate.   [+]

French ports to run Swiss rail shuttle

A rail shuttle container service is to be launched between the French ports of Marseille Fos and Le Havre and Switzerland in mid-March in a joint initiative with intermodal operator Naviland Cargo. Operating three times per week, the service will run to Chavornay – in the French-speaking region near Lausanne – ... [+]

SDV to build Le Havre platform

SDV is to build a new 36,000sq m logistics hub at the Port of Le Havre. It has signed a preliminary agreement with Haropa for the construction of a warehouse on the Parc Logistique du Pont de Normandie 2 (PLPN2) platform. [+]

More ferry options to France and Spain

Brittany Ferries, will from 25 March start a new weekend service between Portsmouth and Santander in northern Spain and five return crossings between Portsmouth and Le Havre - one of which will be freight-only. Group freight director, Simon Wagstaff said it would introduce a new weekday service between Portsmouth and Le ... [+]

Giant of the seas

CMA CGM Group’s flagship and largest French-flagged containership Christophe Colomb became the 100th vessel of more than 10,000 teus to call at the port of Le Havre on 6 December. The ship is the first in a series of eight vessels named after great explorers, and has a capacity of ... [+]

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