<!-- Deleted image removed: -->The Port of Le Havre
, Port Autonome du Havre
, is the Port
and port authority
of the Normandy
city of Le Havre
The port of Le Havre consists of a series of canal-like docks, the Canal de Tancarville
and the Grand Canal du Havre
, that connect Le Havre
to the Seine
, close to the Pont de Tancarville
, 24 km ( 14.9 m) upstream.
Port Authority of Le Havre
The Port of Le Havre is managed by a state agency called Port autonome du Havre
(port authority of Le Havre). The flag of the Port Authority shows a white logo on a blue background and is flown at the authority's offices.
Cross Channel Services
Le Havre is currently served by LD Lines
, linking it to Newhaven
The Harbour office
The main responsibility of the Harbour office is to constantly manage sea transport through traffic forecasts, traffic control, berthing of ships, navigation assistance, radar coverage, radio connections, collection and dissemination of information, co-ordination of operations, and remote control of peripheral equipment.It also has to control the flow of navigation on its territory, and manage the arrivals and departures of ships.It is also in charge of policing the harbour area, monitoring dangerous goods and organising pollution control.
Ships longer than 70 metres or transporting dangerous goods must receive the help of a pilot from the Pilot station of Le Havre.If masters of the ships have received a... Read More