200 years working together

SOGENA is a family group which comes from the maritime transport activities of SOCIETE NAVALE CAENNAISE which takes its origins in 1828.

Along the generations, the unit was directed towards harbour activities under the branch SOGENA:

  • Stevedoring / storage
  • Customs agency
  • Shipping agency
  • International freight forwarding

SOGENA is present in the main French harbours and internationaly.

Our goal: to be your partner,
from on port to another.

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Key facts

1828

  • First acticities in sea transport between France et England
1828

1903

  • Birth of SNC (SOCIETE NAVALE CAENNAISE), sea transport
1903

1936

  • Birth of SOGENA (SOCIETE DE GERANCE ET DE NAVIGATION), ships operation in time charter and port services
1936

1988

  • SNC is sold
1988

1993

  • Birth of SOGEBRAS (Nantes)
1993

1998

  • Birth of URA (Rouen)
  • Birth of BARRA SNM (Dunkirk)
1998

2001

  • Acquisition of SHGT (Le Havre)
2001

2003

  • Birth of TCV (Tours)
2003

2006

  • Birth of SOGEMAR (Caen)
2006

2007

  • Birth of TDS (Seine river)
  • Birth of SPS (Sète)
2007

2009

  • Birth of LPO SOGENA (Le Havre, Hong-Kong)
2009

2013

  • Acquisition of CICAL  (Le Boulou)
2013

2017

  • Birth of SOGENA INTERNATIONAL (Le Havre)
  • Birth of SOGENA SHIPPING (Le Havre)
  • Birth of SOGENA CÔTE D’IVOIRE (Abidjan)
  • Birth of DOCKSEINE (Rouen)
2017

A trusted professional

Logo AEO Authorised Economic Operator
AEO status (Authorized Economic Operator) is an internationally recognized European customs trust label. It simplifies and secures international exchanges.
logo ISO 9001
An ISO 9001 certification demonstrates the quality of expertise and organizational skills.
logo ISO 22000
ISO 22000 certification is focused on the management of food safety.
logo FSSC 22000
Quality & food safety label, which complements ISO standards, to guarantee the supply chain.
logo Agriculture biologique
This label certifies products from organic farming.
logo HACCP
HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) is a method of managing food safety
logo GMP plus
Certification for cattle feed safety.
Logo ENplus
Certification for the quality of wood pellets, throughout the logistics chain.

Our partners

SOGENA relies on SOFRILOG for the logistics of frozen foods in the hinterland (40 warehouses).

The KUHN Group, present in most French ports, exercises all the activities related to the flow of goods in the ports.

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