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7th January 2021

Port Traffic: The Impact of the Health Crisis Is Offset Thanks to the Resilience of Nantes ‒ Saint Nazaire Port Professionals

In 2020, the overall traffic volume at the Port of Nantes − Saint Nazaire amounts to 28 million tonnes (MT). This figure is down 8.8 % compared to 2019, whereas all of France’s major seaports taken together recorded a 15 % decline in traffic volume as of the end of November. The mobilization of all the port professionals and the implementation of a business continuity plan in the spring of 2020 served to alleviate the effects of this unprecedented health and economic crisis

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10th December 2020

Three Cranes for the Agri-Food, Industrial and MRE Sectors

Three new latest-generation Liebherr port cranes have been received at the Port of Nantes ‒ Saint Nazaire. One of the cranes will be added to the dedicated bulk agri-food cargo handling plant and equipment of terminal operator Montoir Bulk Terminal (MBT). The other two cranes will equip the Saint Nazaire port facility operated by Nantes ‒ Saint Nazaire Port, where they will notably be used to handle the offshore wind turbine components for the future Banc de Guérande wind farm.

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18th March 2020

Port Activities Continue at Nantes − Saint Nazaire

In the context of a health crisis on an unprecedented scale, the port professionals are getting organized and ensuring business continuity, so as to secure the supply of goods and flows of freight in Greater Western France and to the French West Indies in strict compliance with the directives in force for the protection of persons.

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12th February 2020

2019 : A Year of Transition and Experimentation

The governance and organization of the business have evolved along lines never seen before in Metropolitan France. A collective process of deliberation has been embarked upon with Regional Community stakeholders, in order to define the new port strategy for the Loire Estuary, with the aim of making Nantes − Saint Nazaire the Port for Greater Western France.

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