The Port of Kehl

The port of Kehl, covering an area of 320 ha, links up the industrial activities of large firms in the southern and central area of Baden with the different logistic requirements:

Extremely modern infrastructure for all traffic carriers along the Rhine offering a gateway to France and Southern Europe.

Around 130 firms (steel and wire factories, paper factories and machine builders all with a worldwide reputation in addition to numerous commercial businesses and logistics service providers) provide 4,300 qualified jobs with a high added value.

The main handling facilities

3 container bridges for bulk cargo (22 t, 25 t, 50 t)  
3 container bridges for container traffic (38t, 42 t, 50 t)  
6 mobile crane facilities (26.5 t)  
1 fertiliser handling system  

Access via the waterways

Around four million tonnes of cargo are handled by water each year at three port basins along banks spanning twelve kilometres. Over 3,000 ships sail into the port of Kehl each year to load and unload their cargoes. Kehl is also considered as a seaport thanks to its connections to Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Antwerp.

Rail connections

Around 42 kilometres of rail track cover practically every area of the port with the DB network and the SNCF in France. A terminal is provided for national and international traffic for the handling of combined rail/road/water traffic.

Access by road

The port roads are connected to the nearby A5 Rhine valley motorway, the federal roads 3, 28 and 36 and the French A 4 and A 35.

 The terminal operators

EuroTerminal Kehl

Klumpp+Müller GmbH & Co.KG


  • All types of cargo are stored in the port area with:
  • 150,000 m² of general storage areas
  • 36,000 m² of covered storage areas
  • 8,500 m3 mass cargo silos
  • 100,000 t grain silos and tipped soil
  •  1,500 m3 of loading silos
  •  52,000 m3 of tank area


Hafenverwaltung Kehl,
Körperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts
Hafenstraße 19
77694 Kehl
Tel: 07851 897-0
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Logo Rheinhafen Kehl


Basin 1

Umschlag Schuettgut

Bulk cargo handling

Hafen Kehl Metallumschlag

Metal handling


Hafen Kehl Hafenlok

Port hauling engine