Located along the Seine, Rouen gathers major industrials of base and specialty chemicals with direct access to the multimodal connexions and easy access to utility networks.
With good inland access to the port, Rouen provides savings by offering a choice of modern dedicated terminals.The Port is located close to major centers of production and consumption in the Paris area. 50% of the nation’s wealth is concentrated within a 190-mile radius from the City of Rouen.
Economic size of the Rouen area
3050 industrial sites.
Chemicals (mineral and organic chemistry, biofuels, additives, lubricants, fertilizers, fibers, paints, inks, perfumes,.. ):
60 chemical sites
|Highway||yes||Airport(s) (2h from Paris)|
|Waterway||yes||Inland waterways (connected to the Seine). Container terminal (shortsea in Rouen and deepsea in Le Havre (1h)). Inland Sea harbour with draft until 10,7m (11,7 in 2019).|
- TOTAL Lubricants: Lubricant plant 250kt/years close to the European logistic platform of the group (5kms)
- Borealis: production capacity of 3,3 millions of tons/yr of fertilizers
- Lubrizol: 2nd biggest plant of the group in EMEA with a production of 200kt/year of additives
- Saipol (Avril group): European scaled-size biofuel plant : 360kt/year / biggest French plant of the group
New - Start of new fertilizer plant in the Borealis Area in 2018: Tessenderlo
Via Sea (liquide bulk and containers)
- Natural Gas
- Base oils
- Other chemicals
- Other chemicals
- Base oils, fuels, biofuels, chemicals, taylor made solutions
- Natural Gas
- Industrial Gases
- Water (different grades)
Other logistics services
- Pipeline connexions with Le Havre and Paris area
- Effluent management
The handling of hazardous products is operated on specialized platforms: Maprochim in Rouen
New Project of storage 2018 for dangerous packaged products and containers
Tanks (700 000 m3 fuels + chemicals): heated tankers, stainless steal, taylor-made solutions, quadri modal connexions: barge, road, rail and pipe In 2018, start of more than 600.000 m3 of new capacities for the liquid bulks (fuels, chemicals) with two jetties
Relevant brochures for foreign direct investment in the Le Havre area
FDI brochures and information
Tessenderlo group starts production at its new liquid fertilizer plant in France
Tessenderlo Group announced that its new liquid fertilizer plant in Rouen, France, has successfully started the production of Thio-Sul® and has already shipped its first products to its customers. The liquid fertilizer Thio-Sul® (ammonium thiosulfate/ATS) is used for broad-acre crops as well as arboricultural and vegetable crop cultivation.
HAROPA elected “Best Seaport in Europe” and “Best Green Port
The port stakeholders and experts in the supply chain of the Asia Pacific zone have placed their trust again in HAROPA (the 5th port complex on the North-European range composed of Port of Le Havre, Port of Rouen and Ports of Paris): HAROPA received two awards on June 29th: the trophy of “Best Seaport in Europe 2017” and that of “Best Green Port” in Singapore.
Tessenderlo Group’s new plant for liquid fertilizers in Rouen, France
Construction project on schedule for Tessenderlo Group’s new plant for liquid fertilizers in Rouen, France