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The port in numbers

On 1 January 2019 the Autonomous Port [Port Autonome] comprised 29 port sites over a total of 500 hectares (of which 300 ha are former brownfield sites). Of this surface area, 90 hectares are green zones, approaches, embankments, etc. 410 hectares are actually usable:

  • 263 ha have been granted in concession
  • 70 ha of land (non-adjacent) are available to the concession
  • 75 ha of land will be available in the future (land in the process of development)
  • 2 ha are maintained in the public quays zone

The alliance of water, rail and road to transport goods

Other features of the port of Charleroi:

  • 8 km of quays
  • 6 million tonnes of transported goods (including 10,000 containers)
  • A trimodal platform for handling containers
  • 100 companies in concession, 1700 direct jobs and 1000 indirect jobs

Ideally located

At the heart of Europe, linked to the major European transport routes

Along the Sambre and the Charleroi-Brussels canal.

Economic player in “Charleroi Metropole”, burgeoning industrial and commercial basin with a density of 640 inhabitants/km².

PAC has 8 km of quays, of which 1.5 km are public quays with a loading zone, 3 docks, 3 rail-connected sites and a trimodal terminal with a gantry for container handling. Every year, more than 5 million tonnes of goods transit via the Port.

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