Boulogne Calais Port

Stand number: 6025

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The port of Boulogne-sur-Mer and the port of Calais became the Port Boulogne Calais in 2015.

The port complex is the French and European leader in fishing and fishery research, as well as in cross-Channel shipping.

The port of Boulogne sur Mer is the leading fishing port in France in terms of tonnage (36,000 tonnes / year). It concentrates in a single location all the activities in the fishing industry, from catching, to processing, marketing, retailing, etc. With 360,000 tonnes of seafood processed each year, an unrivalled level of procurement and retailing logistics in the sector and high-capacity cold storage facilities, Boulogne sur Mer is a leading food-processing logistics platform in Europe.

Calais is the leading port in France for passenger traffic and the 2ndĀ largest port in Europe for roll on-roll off services (Ro-Ro). On its own it handles 1/3 of the ro-ro sea freight between continental Europe and the UK.

Each year more than 10 million passengers, 44 million tons of goods andĀ 2 millions trucks use the port facilities on the Calais / Dover ferry line.

The Port Boulogne Calais is also a multimodal port and currently the only one in Europe to have a rail motorway terminal, offering an integrated Ro-ro-rail service.

Traditional business on the general cargo and cruise terminals complement these activities.