Containers and reefer-containers

HAROPA, the leading container port for French foreign trade

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With its 3 million containers handled, HAROPA is the leading maritime and river port in France and the 5th largest container port in North Europe.


  • Located at the entrance to Europe’s north-western range,
  • 1st North European port reached by imports and the last by exports,
  • Maritime gateway to the Paris region, 
  • 1st French consumer market and 2nd in Europe,
  • Roissy Charles De Gaulle airport, Europe's leading freight airport,
  • Rungis International Market, the world's leading fresh produce market.


  • 1st French port complex and 5th North European port for containers,
  • Advantageous transit-times for imports and exports on most maritime services
  • New York in 8 days!
  • Fully private, non-congested container terminals,
  • Reliability of ISO 9001-certified port services, a guarantee of efficiency
CMA CGM Le Bougainville à Port 2000



Infrastructure adapted to the largest container ships and an end-to-end container service offer:

  • Deep-water port infrastructure: accessibility 24/7 and 365 days a year,
  • Capacity to receive container ships over 20,000 TEUs at full load,
  • Reception port for giant container ships: more than 350 stop-overs per year,
  • 10 maritime container terminals with a natural link to the 3 inland waterway container terminals in Ile-de-France,
  • Continuity of service on the Seine Axis, from Le Havre to Rouen to the Portes de Paris,
  • ISPS-certified facilities (Le Havre and Rouen),
  • ISO 28000 certification (security management, Le Havre),
  • 1 Cargo Community System common to all terminals on the Seine axis.



  • 1st North European port reached by imports and the last by exports,
  • Capacity for handling giant container ships,
  • One of the only deep-water ports in Europe (at 17m)


Temperature controlled goods


Consult the pamphlet Containesised cargo


Consult the pamphlet HAROPA container terminals


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