Term of the maritime vocabulary which designates operations of assistance with the mooring, the dropping of ships during their arrival, their departure or also their movement (shifting: change of berth at the quay) inside the ports. The crew of the ships being limited and busy, it was necessary to create a service ashore. Boatmen are specialized sailors.

Where to find and contact us?

A team of professionals present on the Côte d'Opale coast is at your disposal at the Port of Calais (O3 car park), at the Tunnel as well as at the Calais Truck Stop car park.