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Morocco is a country in Northwest Africa with coastlines on the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. Its port industry is dominated by the Tanger Med Port complex on the northern coast, just 45 km northwest of Tangier. Tanger Med has both a growing port which handled over 7 million TEU in 2021 and a highly developed industrial zone. The zone includes Tanger Automotive City which houses car manufacturers such as Renault.

Jan de Nul, Fortescue to connect Africa, Europe for green electrons

Rabat, Morocco (Ports Europe) June 11, 2024 – Belgian marine contractor Jan de Nul and Australia’s Fortescue will work jointly on a project to lay...

Container Port Performance Index 2024 – Top Europe/N Africa – Ranking

Vienna, Austria (Ports Europe) June 6, 2024 – The World Bank and S&P Global Market Intelligence have published the fourth edition of Container Port...

Container Port Performance Index 2024 – Top 10 ports – Ranking

Vienna, Austria (Ports Europe) June 6, 2024 – The World Bank and S&P Global Market Intelligence have published the fourth edition of Container Port...

18.2 tonnes of cannabis resin seized in Morocco’s Sidi Rahal

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) June 3, 2024 – Over 18.2 tonnes of cannabis resin were seized by the police from the beach area of Morocco’s Sidi...

Morocco to tender LNG terminal for Nador port

Nador, Morocco (Ports Europe) June 3, 2024 – The Ministry of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development plans to issue a tender to construct a...

Morocco’s ports handled 55.2 mln tonnes of cargo in Q1 2024

Rabat, Morocco (Ports Europe) May 30, 2024 – Moroccan ports handled 55.2 million tonnes of cargo in the first quarter of 2024, an increase of +13.3%...

Marsa Maroc publishes positive Q1 2024 numbers

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) May 29, 2024 – Marsa Maroc has published positive results for Q1 2024 including increased cargo traffic and revenue....

Agence Nationale des Ports, PORTNET to attend Gitex Africa 2024

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) May 28, 2024 – Agence Nationale des Ports (ANP) and PORTNET One-Stop-Shop will jointly attend Gitex Africa 2024, which...

Morocco as a green shipping H2 hub

Transport & Environment (2024), Europe-Asia Green Corridors: Case for Morocco as a green shipping H2 hub Endowed with rich solar and wind energy, Morocco...

Tanger Med is one of the world’s top 19 container ports

Tanger Med, Morocco (Ports Europe) May 27, 2024 – Morocco’s Tanger Med port in the Strait of Gibraltar achieved record figures in 2023, the year in which...

Alonso Forwarding Morocco launched in Casablanca

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) May 27, 2024 – The Spanish logistics group Alonso has set up Alonso Forwarding Morocco in Casablanca. Alonso...

Morocco’s ports as Africa’s cargo hubs

Rabat, Morocco (Ports Europe) May 21, 2024 – Moroccan ports, representing a lever for continental growth, are fully aligned with the vision of making the...

IPCSA holds annual meeting in Tanger Med port

International Port Community Systems Association gathers for annual members’ meeting in Tanger Med Port Complex – May 16, 2024 Innovation, AI, supply...

Marsa Maroc publishes final results for 2023

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) May 1, 2024 – Marsa Maroc has published its final results for 2023 including annual cargo figures. Financials in 2023...

Port of Motril participates in a business day in Nador, Morocco

Motril, Spain (Ports Europe) April 23, 2024 – The Port of Motril has participated in a business day in Nador, Morocco. Motril port president, José...

After Nador, Morocco plans further LNG regasification plants

Nador, Morocco (Ports Europe) April 23, 2024 – Last month, Morocco announced plans to develop the country’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) infrastructure...

China’s BTR to build plant in Tangier, Morocco

Tangier, Morocco (Ports Europe) April 12, 2024 – BTR and the Morocco government have signed an agreement for the Chinese company to set up a plant in the...

Stena Line enters Mediterranean market

Gothenburg, Sweden (Ports Europe) April 9, 2024 – With the purchase of a 49% stake in Africa Morocco Link (AML), Stena Line enters the Mediterranean...

Global Ports Holding is preferred bidder for Casablanca Cruise Port

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) April 5, 2024 – A Global Ports Holding Plc (GPH) consortium has been named the preferred bidder to operate the new...

Government plans LNG plant for new port of Nador West Med

Nador, Morocco (Ports Europe) March 28, 2024 – Five state agencies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop the country’s...

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