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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 offers a wide range of services in maritime logistics, setting high global standards for all our projects. LDPL provides fully comprehensive services in the engineering, construction and operation of maritime solution with a core expertise in dry-bulk and high value added projects.

We aim to provide customized services that cover the entire maritime supply chain, including mining or energy projects facing shallow water environment. LDPL proposes services for:

Iron Ore Logistics

Iron ore is a key raw material for steel making and is showing significant growth in world production and global exchanges. LD Ports & Logistics has more than 25 years of experience performing maritime iron ore logistics for mining companies and commodity users worldwide. LDPL offers reliable and efficient solutions in partnership with its clients.

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Coal Logistics

Coal is an essential resource for economic development, and is showing significant growth in production and exchanges around the world. LD Ports & Logistics has more than 25 years of experience performing maritime coal logistics for mining companies and commodity users worldwide.

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Bauxite Logistics

In line with the past few years of continuous expansion in the bauxite seaborne trades, LDPL has developed a wide range of service to cater the needs for efficient and reliable bauxite logistics and allow new bauxite supply.

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Port Operations

LDPL teams have extensive experience in port management, mastering all aspects of jetty operations, including vessel berthing (using harbor tugs) and mooring gangs as well as cargo loading and discharging using shore cranes. Particular attention is paid to the maintenance of discharging equipment to ensure operations can be lead in an efficient, safe and reliable way.

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LD Ports and Logistics began its adventure in transshipment with the transshipment of coal at the brink of the 90’s. Since then, LDPL has acquired technical expertise and a unique sector know-how, developing reliable transshipment solutions aimed at allowing massive exports of dry bulk while avoiding costly investments that port infrastructure requires.

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At LDPL, we take a broader view on the maritime sector and develop innovative solutions. We are dedicated to enabling businesses to meet their challenges in a safer, smarter and greener way.