Parc eolien du Cap Fagnet, à Fécamp, face à la mer

Marine renewable energies

5 reasons to choose Le Havre

  • An outstanding geographic location, very close to offshore windpower and tidal projects

  • Major contractors in the sector

  • Adapted harbour infrastructures and sites
  • A cutting-edge industrial and logistics hub with diversified know-how

  • Favourable environment for R&D

 

An outstanding geographic location

  • Offshore windpower: 8 projects for wind farms in a radius of 200 nautical miles

  • Tidal: in a radius of 300 km from the world's first farm connected to the network and pilot marine energy farms

Major contractors in the sector

  • Adwen

    industrial complex for building 8 MW wind turbines (2020), including a blade manufacturing and a nacelle assembly plants, a test rig for turbines, and a pool of suppliers for the manufacture of bearings, gear boxes, generators and mast components

     

  • Eoliennes Offshore des Hautes Falaises (EDF Energies Nouvelles – Enbridge – wpd Offshore): construction of concrete foundations for the wind farm of Fécamp and maintenance centre for the farm

 

Adapted harbour infrastructures and sites

  • Port of Le Havre, solid experience in industrial logistics
    • Access 24/7 with no constraints of tide, draught or freeboard

    • Marine and waterway berths

    • Rail branch lines and waterway connections  

    • Easy road access for abnormally large loads  

    • 900 heavy loads / industrial projects handled per year

    • Adapted infrastructures: wide-gauge waterway, up to 3,000 tonnes, 13 berths and jacking tools

  • Port of Fécamp, a port of human scale for maintenance activities

    • Direct access to the sea

    • Storage areas

    • Quays for maintenance vessels

    • Specialist lifting capacities

A cutting-edge industrial and logistics hub

  • 31,000 jobs in the Industrial Port Zone of Le Havre
  • Perfect integration within port and logistics infrastructures
  • Diversified industrial know-how
    • electrical engineering,

    • marine paintwork,

    • maintenance,

    • metallurgy,

    • civil engineering,

    • composite materials, etc

       

  • Qualified workforce, with specialist professional experience based on a strong industrial tradition

Favourable environment for R&D

 

  • Energies Normandie: strong involvement in the regional sector  
  • Ceveo: an R&D centre dedicated to windpower, with Le Havre University as one of its partners  
  • Many applied research centres (composite materials, waves in complex media, electrical engineering and automation systems, etc)
  • 11,000 people working in R&D in Normandy

 

They have chosen Le Havre

Adwen, Eoliennes offshore des Hautes Falaises (EDF Energies Nouvelles Enbridge wpd offshore)

 

 

Key figures

 

  • 8 projects for wind farms in a radius of 200 nautical miles

     

  • Fécamp, one of the first French offshore wind park

  • 31,000 jobs in the Industrial Port Zone of Le Havre

 

Your contact

 

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Michaël Hidrio

Industrial business developper

+33 (0)2 76 40 23 26 – +33 (0)6 59 68 09 62

m.hidrio@havre-developpement.com