Le Havre (FRLEH)

Port Code FRLEH City Le Havre
Port Name Le Havre Country/Region France
Category Port City Route EUROPEAN BRANCH PORT
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Main Port

Introduction of Le Havre (FRLEH)



The Port of Le Havre is in Normandy, France. Located on the north bank of the Seine estuary on the northwest coast of France, on the east side of the Seine Bay, it is the second largest port and the largest container port in France, and the import and export gateway of the industrial zone in the middle and lower reaches of the Seine. Le Havre Port was founded by King Francis in 1517.

The port undertakes cargo transshipment between France and South and North America, and is an ideal transit port to and from Spain, Portugal, Ireland and Scotland, which can save three or four days compared to the Nordic ports. There are also highways and railways leading to Paris, which only takes 2 hours, and connects with the entire France and Western Europe. The main industries include shipbuilding, machinery, petrochemicals, wood processing, electrical equipment and food. The port is about 7km away from the airport , and there are regular flights to Paris and other places.

The loading and unloading equipment includes various shore cranes, portable cranes, portal cranes, high-performance gantry cranes, container gantry cranes, grain unloaders, floating cranes, heavy cranes and ro-ro facilities, among which the maximum lifting capacity of floating cranes is 200 tons. The crane has a lifting capacity of 650 tons, and there is an oil pipeline with a diameter of 254~406.4mm for loading and unloading oil. The bulk cargo terminal is the largest reliable ship of 250,000 dwt, and the oil jetty is the largest reliable super tanker of 550,000 dwt. The coal terminal has a grab loading and unloading bridge with a speed of 1,200 tons per hour, a daily loading and unloading rate of 15,000 tons, a total yard capacity of 790,000 tons of coal, and a 600 tons per hour conveyor capable of continuous operation and passing 30,000 loads. The main berth of ton can load coal to trains, trucks and barges . The screening equipment has a crushing device, and various types of coal can be screened. The container yard capacity reaches 600,000 square meters. The fruit warehouse holds 200,000 tons, and the storage yard has a capacity of 450,000 tons. Loading and unloading efficiency: 600 tons of loose sugar per hour; 2,000 tons of ore unloaded per hour.

The port has established a public information processing system-ADEMAR and ADEMAR PLUS systems, which are responsible for notifying all matters required for customs declaration of commodities on the terminal, and for notifying the relevant departments of the port of detailed data of the export and import commodities. There is also a data processing system for ships entering and leaving the port, GINA, which is responsible for providing all the data entered into the ADEMAR and ADEMAR PLUS systems to the various departments of Le Havre.

The port of Le Havre is a deep-water port that can receive all kinds of ships day and night. There are about 8,000 ships visiting Hong Kong every year, including 3,500 container ships, and about 250 large and small liner companies navigating to more than 500 ports around the world. In 1994, the container throughput reached 875,000 TEU. The cargo throughput in 1992 was 55.29 million tons, a decrease of about 3.4% compared with 1991. The port's energy supply is the transportation industry and its important part, accounting for about 65% of the port's total transportation. The main imported goods are crude oil, coal, mineral products, leather, textiles, clothing, meat, electrical machinery and metal parts, etc. The export goods mainly include machinery, vehicles, petroleum products, grains, paper, transportation equipment, plastic raw materials and groceries. Wait. No work on Sundays and statutory holidays (except for oil tankers and passenger ships that load and unload 24 hours a day).

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Summary of FRLEH

The Port of Le Havre (Port Code:FRLEH) is the Port and port authority of the French city of Le Havre. 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, and a major new marina is being planned. Le Havre is linked to Portsmouth, England, by Brittany Ferries.
The port consists of a series of canal-like docks, the Canal de Tancarville and the Grand Canal du Havre, that connect Le Havre to the Seine, close to the Pont de Tancarville, 24 km (14.9 m) upstream. Ships longer than 70 metres or transporting dangerous goods must receive the help of a pilot from the pilot station of Le Havre. If masters of the ships have received a pilot's licence, they are allowed to do it alone. Nowadays, the port of Le Havre includes three sets of terminals dedicated to containers and 6.5 kilometres of docks. The north terminal has approximately 96 ha of central reservation and consists of three terminals.