fishing-related activities (docks, refrigerated warehouses, ship repair services). In this video you can find out what it’s like to work as one of the Grand Port Maritime de La Réunion’s naval repair divers.
Port Ouest in numbers:
Port Est, to the east, mainly handles logistics and commercial activities:
the container terminal covers 19 hectares, has 640 m of quay length and can accommodate vessels carrying up to 9,000 TEU
the grain terminal has a maximum storage capacity of 60,000 tonnes
the hydrocarbon terminals are connected by pipeline directly to the storage depots of the island’s petroleum products management company
the conventional goods terminal where, amongst other things, vehicles arrive by RoRo
the coal terminal, covering more than 4 hectares, stores the coal intended to supply the electric power plants of Le Gol and Bois Rouge
the EDF electric power plant
Expansion work, which started in 2015, helped develop Port Est’s capacities and led to it becoming the Indian Ocean transshipment hub for the shipping company CMA-CGM.