Port of Metz

The Port of Metz is the largest port for cereals in France and, taking into account all the goods transported, it is the sixth largest French port.

Location of port

  • Moselle kilometre 294.500
  • Left bank
  • Guaranteed draught of 3 m (9.8 ft)
  • Tonnage capacity: 550 000 tonnes
  • Length of quay: 1200 m (1312 yds)

Port services

  • Receipt
  • Despatch
  • Storage in (grain) silos, storage of fertilisers, warehouses
  • Cargo handling


  • Cereals
  • Oilseeds, oleaginous fruit and protein crop
  • Fertilisers
  • Minerals
  • Various goods


  • Belt conveyor system
  • Cranes
  • Container platforms

Source: Société des Ports de Moselle



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