Project Description

  • Project name: Feasibility study inland ports
  • Project location: Canal Seine Nord, France
  • Name of client: Voies Navigables de France
  • Partners: CTS France
  • Project value: 6 billion Euro
  • Period: Apr 2008 – July 2008

Description of the project

Connection of the region of Paris (Île de France) to the agricultural areas via the Canal Seine Nord and connection to the seaports in Belgium and the Netherlands.

Along the Canal Seine Nord, four major inland ports (or Plateformes Multi-modales) will be developed. PCR investigated the financial feasibility of the development of these different ports.

Services provided by Port Consultants Rotterdam

  • Strategic market analysis.
  • Logistic concept development.
  • Definition of terminal specifications.
  • Lay-out design.
  • Cost estimates.
  • Cost-benefit analysis.