Port-de-Bouc is situated on the E side of the Golfe de Fos, 5.5 miles NW of Cap Couronne. It is connected by Canal de Caronte to Etang de Berre. The harbor is approached via an entrance channel dredged to a depth of 14.6m. A fishing basin and a yacht marina are situated on the N side of the harbor.
A commercial quay, situated on the N side of the harbor, can accommodate vessels up to 180m in length and 9.1m draft.
A liquid gas and petroleum terminal is situated at Lavera, on the S side of the harbor. It has 2,800m of total berthing space and can accommodate vessels up to 80,000 dwt, 275m in length, and 12.8m draft.