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LD Ports & Logistics, a Louis Dreyfus Armateurs' (LDA) specialist subsidiary for all Logistics and Port Operations. We design and operate your most complex maritime logistics projects.

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 LD Ports & Logistics is part of Louis Dreyfus Armateurs group, a French family business founded in 1851 which has continuously been a leader in the field of maritime bulk transportation and logistics.




LD Ports & Logistics is at the heart of Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group and has been a leader in maritime activities for more than 160 years. It is our orientation towards listening and satisfying customers, combined with a proactive approach to Quality, Safety, Security and Respect for the Environment that enables us to grow our share in maritime businesses worldwide and broaden our presence through businesses in many countries. We have founded our development on essential values of professionalism, innovation and reliability, making the following commitment a priority:

  • Protection of the Environment,
  • Quality of the vessels and services rendered to our customers,
  • Reactivity to the markets and to the implementation of new regulations,
  • Safety and Security of the persons, goods carried and assets.

Our expertise

Floating terminals

LDPL has an extensive experience in designing, building and operating floating terminals, offering complete cargo handling systems for the efficient, reliable and clean transfer of dry bulk cargoes. With a unique know-how, LDPL provides integrated floating terminal solutions for off-shore loading or unloading of large ocean-going vessels.

Port Operations

LDPL has ability to implement and operate port facilities under strict HSE standards, enabling delivery of cargo from anywhere in the world to specific remote locations, regardless of the conditions. Leading experienced stevedoring crews and skilled crane operators, the company ensures performance and safety in all on-shore port activities. The company operates with the highest standards of safety and quality, complying with OHSAS and ISO safety measures.


Our values


  • A long and successful experience in maritime activities, ship management and logistics strengthened for the ISO 9001:2008 Certification.
  • An ability to achieve the objectives in terms of cost, deadline and safety.


  • A key to success in a world of extreme competition.
  • High levels of flexibility and adaptability to better meet our clients’ needs and expectations.


  • Our word is our bond.
  • To promote the French flag with a fleet respectful towards the environment.


  • A leading role in the advancement of technology, environmental protection and business structures.
  • Innovative solutions for on-shore industrial groups wishing to create new activities at sea.

Our operations in the last 10 years

We draw upon our history of international experience in bulk handling and local expertise to provide our clients with technical advice and marine solutions that can meet complex challenges. We have earned our clients’ trust over the years and continue to see significant development opportunities to help them also in the future.