SOGEBRAS was created in 1993 in the port of Nantes/Saint-Nazaire from the merger between two companies: SOGENA and LEBRAS in Lorient.

Sogebras is a simplified joint stock company (SJS), with a capital of €300 000.

It’s a maritime agency and a port service provider with 2 locations:

  • Nantes zone de Cheviré
  • Montoir de Bretagne


SOGENA was created in 1936 by the ship-owner company “Société Navale Caennaise”. During the forties, SOGENA gradually expanded its branch network to all French ports.

Specialized in all port activities, the company is present in: Dunkirk, Le Havre, Rouen, Caen and Nantes/Saint-Nazaire.


LEBRAS is part of the maritime KUHN group its first port agency was established in Brest in 1948. This association gave place to the creation of UAT Brest (KUHN subsidiary) in 1972.
Today the group extended its network to the ports of:

  • Lorient (AML)
  • Nantes Saint-Nazaire (SOGEBRAS)
  • La Rochelle – (FAST)
  • Saint-Malo (AMM)
  • Saint-Brieuc (Corbel)
  • Cherbourg (Agence Maritime Valette)