Nantes – Saint Nazaire: the Port’s Facilities and Their Activities

 


With an annual external traffic volume in the order of 30 million tonnes, Nantes – Saint Nazaire is the leading port on France’s Atlantic Seaboard and the fourth largest major seaport authority.

Every year, the port facilities at Nantes – Saint Nazaire receive over 3 000 calls by merchant ships. These logistics activities generate 16 000 jobs in the Loire Estuary region; in total they create 2.7 thousand million euros in added value and more than 25 000 jobs in the regions of Western France as a whole.

Professionals

The installations of the Port of Nantes – Saint Nazaire are located on the Loire Estuary, which opens onto the Bay of Biscay.
18 specialist facilities permit the transit of 300 types of traffic. Already developed sites and sites currently under development represent a total surface area of 1 350 hectares.

About the Port’s Facilities +

General Public

The installations of the Port of Nantes – Saint Nazaire are located on the Loire Estuary, which opens onto the Bay of Biscay.
18 specialist facilities permit the transit of 300 types of traffic. Already developed sites and sites currently under development represent a total surface area of 1 350 hectares.

About the Port’s Facilities +

Focus

Port Center Project in Saint-Nazaire
First Sketches Revealed

Real-Time Tide Data
LT 10 h 14 HT 16 h 11 Coeff. 83
St-Nazaire
3.04 m *
Cordemais
3.57 m *
Nantes
5.04 m *
* Benchmark Level: nautical chart 0.

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FOLLOW the VESSEL MOVEMENTS in the Estuary