2017 REVIEW

A year in pictures

HAROPA achieves the best results on the North European range. A historic year in review.

01
    JANUARY
  • New sales offer from HDASCO Line, the Iranian national company specializing in the transport of containers, between HAROPA - Port of Le Havre, Iran and Iraq.
  • The SEATRADE shipping line offers regular departures from Radicatel to the Pacific and the Caribbean through its subsidiary STREAMLINES.
02
  • FEBRUARY
    The Port of Le Havre celebrates 500 years.
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  • HAROPA co-founds Trafis Lab, the 1st public-private research laboratory devoted to the facilitation of international trade, security, digital technology and artificial intelligence.
03
    MARCH
  • Start of the sea cruise season for Honfleur, HAROPA - Port of Rouen and the Honfleur Tourist Office.
  • HAROPA - Port of Le Havre engages in a maintenance program on the Pointe de Floride.
  • HAROPA presents Senegalese economic market players with its shipping services and logistics solutions during a visit by a trade delegation to Saint-Louis and Dakar.
04
    APRIL
  • Opening of a weekly ro-ro service by Neptune Lines (vehicle transport to the Mediterranean and the Black Sea) Santander (Spain) and HAROPA - Port of Le Havre.
  • On 28 April, the Commercial Court of Le Havre approves the business continuity plan of the LHTE Company (Le Havre Terminal Exploitation).
05
    MAY
  • The MOL Triumph, 1st ship in the world to exceed the 20,000 TEU mark, stops at Le Havre.
  • After the work started in 2016, HAROPA - Port of Le Havre and Brittany Ferries inaugurate the renovated and modernized ferry terminal.
06
    JUNE
  • Le Havre welcomes the MSC Meravigila, the largest liner in Europe.
  • HAROPA wins the "Best Seaport in Europe"and "Best Green Port" Trophies.
  • HAROPA attends the 19th edition of VINEXPO, the global gathering for wine in Bordeaux.
07-08
    JULY / AUGUST
  • 20 winners selected in the context of the "Reinventing the Seine" call for projects.
  • The Port of Le Havre welcomes the tall ships: an international gathering of the largest sailing ships in the world.
09
    SEPTEMBER
  • Signature of an international cooperation agreement between the Montreal Port Authority and HAROPA.
  • On 26 September, the Borealis Group and HAROPA - Port of Rouen inaugurate the renovated Quai de Grand-Quevilly.
  • Commissioning of the Tessenderlo production unit: This investment bolsters HAROPA - Port of Rouen's position in the liquid fertilizer sector.
10
    OCTOBER
  • HAROPA launches a major public consultation on river access to Port 2000.
  • Resumption of sugar exports via the HAROPA - Port of Rouen Robust Terminal.
  • Inauguration of a 3rd Sugar silo by SUGAR OCEANE and HAROPA - Port of Le Havre.
11
12
    DECEMBER
  • HAROPA - Port of Rouen obtains ISO 14001 certification.
  • HAROPA - Ports of Paris signs with the City of Paris, professional federations and companies, the Harbour Improvement Charter in favour of the environment.
  • • VNF and HAROPA finalize a development plan for river cruises with accommodation for the next ten years.