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Caen Port

Introduction, Major Towns Near, Port Detail

Caen Port is situated on the right bank of the River Orne, 6 miles upstream from its confluence with the River English Channel. It is the largest city in the Calvados department and forms the urban core of the Caen agglomeration, which includes all communes with more than 10,000 inhabitants. Major towns near Caen Port are Falaise, Livarot, Vimoutiers, Troarn, and Louvigny. The port is located in the basin of the Orne, to the north of the city center. The river is navigable to small craft up to Caen, although the entrance to the port is via a lock. The basin is connected to the Canal de Caen à la Mer, which provides a link to the English Channel. The port is a mixed-use facility with commercial and leisure craft facilities. The commercial port is located south of the basin, with a quay accommodating up to ten vessels.

Export /Import requirements

The port of Caen is subject to the same customs and import/export regulations as the rest of France. All goods entering or leaving the EU via Caen must be declared to customs. The following documents are required for customs clearance:

  1. Commercial Invoice
  2.  Packing List
  3. Bill of Lading / Air Waybill
  4. Certificate of Origin
  5. Insurance Certificate

1 - AddressDirection des Equipements Portuaires Bassin d'Herouville Herouville-Saint-Clair 14200 France

2 - Port AuthorityChambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de Caen

3 - Phone02.31.35.63.00

4 - Fax02.31.35.63.06

5 - Email[email protected]

6 - Coordinates49º 11' 6'' N, 0º -20' -13'' W

7 - Decimal49.1850357, -0.3369537

8 - UN/LOCODEFRCFR

9 - Port TypeRiver Port

10 - Port SizeMedium

11 - Websitewww.caen.port.fr

12 - TerminalNo

Informations
Port Detail

Inland port

Entrance Restrictions

Mean tide7 feet

Tide

Overhead Limit

Swell

Water Depth

Channel6 - 10 feet 1.8 - 3 meters

Cargo Pier26 - 30 feet 7.1 - 9.1 meters

Mean Tide

Anchorage26 - 30 feet 7.1 - 9.1 meters

Oil Terminal

Harbor Characteristics

Harbor SizeVery Small

ShelterExcellent

Max Vessel SizeOver 500 feet in length

Harbor TypeLake or Canal

Turning Area

Informations
Pilotage

Compulsory

Available

Advisable

Local Assist

Supplies

Provisions

Fuel Oil

Deck

Water

Diesel Oil

Engine

Lifts & Cranes

0-24 Ton Lifts

25-49 Ton Lifts

50-100 Ton Lifts

100+ Ton Lifts

Fixed Cranes

Mobile Cranes

Floating Cranes

Loading & Unloading

Wharves

Med Moor

Ice

Anchor

Beach

Tugs

Assist

Salvage

Quarantine

Pratique

Deratt Cert

Port Services

Longshore

Electrical Repair

Steam

Electrical

Navigation Eq

Repairs, Drydock & Other Services

Ship Repairs

Marine Railroad

Drydock Size

Garbage Disposal

Dirty Ballast

Communications

Telephone

Radio

Air

Telegraph

Radio Tel

Rail

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Ocean

Economical, Efficient and
Environmental-friendly
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Air

Speedy, cost-effective
and Highly reliable
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Land

Door to door, low risk and
flexible
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Customs

Expert brokerage
assistance
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