- The port center
- Maritime activities
Historical and strategical activity in the Pays de Lorient area. The fishing sector is based around Lorient-Keroman fishing port which is owned by Brittany’s Regional authorities Région Bretagne. The management of this site is entrusted to SEM Lorient Keroman, of which Lorient Agglomeration is the majority shareholder. Region Bretagne and Lorient Agglomeration work together within the Joint Syndicate of Keroman Fishing port. The Joint Syndicate is the awarding authority for the project to carry out the investment that is necessary for the modernisation of the port and for the development of the fishing sector.
The fishing sector at keroman is characterised by the dominant role of wet fish where almost three quarters of the products landed are brought in by Lorient based ships. Approximately 26,000 tonnes are landed every year. A very wide variety of products, in addition to the direct purchases from fish merchants and processors. In total more than 80,000 tonnes of seafood products passes through the fishing port.
The port of Lorient Keroman has adopted sustainable port processes, and is committed to promoting responsible fishing. It guarantees the traceability of the products and is certified ISO 14001.
vessels regularly selling fish at the fish auction.
employees in the fish merchant companies
employees in logistics, ship services and ship repair
jobs in the processing industry
days of parking on the ship repair area
An ideal geographical position