Chemicals and Energy

HAROPA is the French leader and one of the European leaders in energy supply. Its facilities and services for the chemical industry are also based on a first-class European chemical division, with a leading position in the production of fertilizers, oils and additives and large refining and production capacities for olefins, elastomers and plastics.

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  • 23.8 million tonnes of crude oil per year
  • 19 million tonnes of refined products per year 
  • 3.3 million tonnes of chemicals per year
  • 7 million m³ of chemical and energy liquid bulk storage

Three XXL sites

HAROPA has 3 main sites for the reception of ships in the sector:
the Le Havre site, equipped to receive crude oil, refined products and other bulk liquids
the Antifer site, which accommodates super-tankers without draught constraints
the Rouen and Port Jérôme sites for oil and chemical tankers
Liquid Bulk Terminal
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Multimodal rail connections

HAROPA has a rail hinterland offer dedicated to the transport of conventional and chemical bulk: more than 40 trains per week, including a specialized chemical rail service that operates more than 10 trains per week to Belgium and the Netherlands. 

Multimodal river connections

The HAROPA river hinterland offer is adapted to the capacity and security needs of industrialists and players in the chemical and energy sectors (on-demand transport or long-term contracts). The HAROPA partners operate 12 river barges from 2,000 to 2,500 tonnes.

Pipeline connections

HAROPA has dense interconnections with several pipeline networks linking the ports of the HAROPA Seine axis to industrial sites and consumption basins in France and Europe:
TRAPIL network (storage and distribution of hydrocarbons in the Paris region)
CEPS network (fuel supply to the main European airports) 
Industrial interconnections < > Stockists and inter-industry

Tailor-made services

The HAROPA community offers a range of services dedicated and adapted to the expectations of the Chemical and Energy Supply Chain.
Solid and liquid bulk storage of chemicals 
freight forwarders and transport organizers, freight agents
specialized carriers (bulk liquids, conventional packaged products or containers)
repair, storage of empty containers, washing of tanks (road, rail, Iso Tank containers)
steam heating, depressurization and neutralization
bagging, filling, cracking…
collection and treatment of industrial waste
control, analytical laboratories.

In complete safety

HAROPA offers the highest guarantees available in terms of the safety of goods and people:
Technological Risk Prevention Plan (TRPP) for HAROPA areas classified as SEVESO high threshold
High traceability of goods during port transit,
Tool dedicated to the management of hazardous materials (TIMAD)
Safety procedures specific to container, chemical and energy terminals
HAROPA is the only European holder of the ISO 28000 certificate

2 chemical parks

2 industrial zones located on HAROPA territory are labelled industrial platforms / Chemical Parks: 


Bruno Vitali - General Manager - Challenge Group 
"HAROPA has a complete range of logistics solutions for the sensitive dangerous goods sector: an exceptional maritime offer, particularly in Asia and US trade, the presence of professionals in the storage, handling, distribution and transport of hazardous products in both bulk and packaged form, key traceability tools (TIMAD) as well as ISO 28000-certified installations for site safety and security. These are considerable assets in the context of international competitiveness: they support the promotion of the port areas of the Seine axis and above all the increase in the volumes that transit via HAROPA." 

Lionel Jauseau - General Manager of European Logistics -
LUBRIZOL Corporation 

"Lubrizol, a global player in speciality chemicals, is particularly attentive to finding transport and storage facilities adapted to its products and the level of quality of its Customer Service. To meet the demand for operational and logistical excellence expected by its customers, given its industrial facilities in Normandy, the HAROPA offer represents a major challenge for Lubrizol. Lubrizol now has excellent infrastructure (nautical access to a deep-water port), large storage capacities for bulk liquids and containers, and an experienced resource base for handling hazardous materials. The variety of HAROPA's offer is interesting because it allows us to develop a service in line with our customers' requirements."

Consult the pamphlet Chemicals

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Thierry HERMAN

Thierry HERMAN

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