Port of Caen-Ouistreham : completing the picture

Cherbourg's strategic offer is actively complemented by Caen-Ouistreham, 120 kilometres down the coast.

15 nautical miles from the Courseulles-sur-Mer offshore wind farm, Caen-Ouistreham's features oreint it naturally towards serving as a base for people involved in the offshore wind turbine construction phase, and then in the maintenance stage once the wind farms are up and running :

• outer harbour accessible 24/7

• plentiful  holding space along the canal

• a wide range of Port area services is available (Port area safety and security, towing, ship maintenance and repair…)

• access to motorways, airport and ferry

• services available from  the large conurbation around the regional capital, Caen : plentiful hotel capacity, a host of leisure and cultural activities, etc.