This wharf has been recently extended to 638 m westward from its initial 288 m length, is orientated in a west to east direction at the head of the first quay (Muelle Fluvial) that projects into the Anteport. It is reserved for full container ships LOA up to 320 m, beam 42 m.
The depth alongside is 10,5 m at datum (5 meters off) at original 288 m berth (eastern part) and 11 m alongside the newer berth (350 m westward); this new berth will be dredged to 14 m in the near future. The quay is fitted with eight container gantry crane, outreach 40 to 60 m, handling capacity from 40 to 75 ton SWL, plus one mobile 100 ton crane operational rate 40 TEUS per hour.
The berth is exposed to wind and swell, and Masters are recommended to ensure vessels are well moored, as weather conditions can change quickly.
On the western side of this quay the paved open storage area of 17,2 ha was expanded abt 17,5 hectares, giving a total of 34 hectares for handling containers, with 1754 reefer plugs.
As from 2001, this container terminal is operated by a mixed company (ANP 20% and private belgian messrs Katoen Natie 80%).