Le Havre, a city in France of 175,000, is a vital port. The Seine river empties into the Atlantic at Le Havre, 134 miles northwest of Paris.
Behind Marseille, Le Havre is the country’s second-largest port by tonnage. In 2015, Le Havre handled 2.6 million TEUs of cargo, making it the fifth-busiest port in Europe. Le Havre accounts for about 60% of France’s container traffic flow.
Le Havre’s industrial zone supports heavy industries, such as refining and petrochemicals. As the logistic center and entrepôt for Paris, Le Havre is an important market for industrial properties and warehouses.
Logistics parks adjacent to the Port of Le Havre allow for easy connections to river barges, freight rail and trucking. Le Havre sits astride a highway network that directly connects Copenhagen, Denmark, to Lisbon, Portugal.
Prologis operates industrial properties and warehouses in Le Havre.