Launching of the VIIA Britanica rail motorway

The new VIIA Britanica rail motorway service opened for business on 29 March 2016. The first train carrying unaccompanied semi-trailers left the port of Calais early this morning at 2 a.m. and it will arrive in Le Boulou (Pyrénées Orientales) … Lire la suite

Côte des Dunes into the port of Calais

The Côte des Dunes ferry ship, operated by DFDS Seaways entered the port of Calais today at 14h00. It will perform its first commercial journey to the port of Dover later this afternoon. Le Côte des Dunes, premier accostage au … Lire la suite


2015: a year of consolidation paving the way for the future successes of the Port Boulogne Calais

Indeed, 2015 has been an exceptional year in many ways but first and foremost from an organizational point of view as the ports of Boulogne and Calais became on 22 July 2015 a single company, therefore tying their destinies more … Lire la suite

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Press release: The port of Boulogne Calais becomes the first European port to be equipped with a rail motorway terminal

The Rail Motorway Terminal is the first stage in the strategy of the Port of Boulogne-Calais aiming to develop the transporting of unaccompanied semi-trailers. The new VIIA Britanica line operated by VIIA opens in January 2016 and will link the … Lire la suite


Port of Boulogne and Port of Calais become “Boulogne-Calais Port”

The Ports of the Strait Management Company becomes the operator of the Boulogne-Calais Port Following the signature on 19 February of the public service delegation concession contract for the single harbour of Boulogne-sur-Mer Calais, the new operator, the Ports of … Lire la suite

The Ports of Calais and Boulogne at international trade fairs

In year 2015, the Ports of Calais and Boulogne will exhibit at : SITL (Paris, France) in March 30th-2 April / Booth P47 – Hall 7 Multimodal (Birmingham, UK) in April  28th-30th Transport Logistic exhibitions (Munich, Germany) in May 5th-8th … Lire la suite


Signature of the Concession Agreement for the Ports of Boulogne-sur-Mer and Calais

On 19 February 2015, the Nord-Pas de Calais Regional Council and the Société d’Exploitation des Ports du Détroit signed the new Concession Agreement for the ports of Boulogne-sur-Mer and Calais, in the presence of representatives of the Regional Council and … Lire la suite


Record traffic and a fun atmosphere on the port as tourists return from winter holidays

As British tourists return from their winter holidays on the continent, the Port of Calais once again recorded record traffic with nearly 65,000 travellers passing through the port facilities on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 February.         … Lire la suite

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EU funding recognises the ports of Dover and Calais as vital to UK-European trade

With record freight traffic volumes currently being handled between Dover and Calais following phenomenal growth of 20% over the past two years, the need for investment in additional capacity and resilience has become ever more pressing. The Port of Dover, … Lire la suite

The port of Calais in cartoons!

Discover the latest video from the Port of Calais, the first French port for travellers, through our latest toon!