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Casablanca

The largest port in Morocco, the port of Casablanca is a versatile port with a strong emphasis on commercial trade. The port spans over 450 ha, including 256 ha of platforms and features more than 8 km of quays. It can accommodate up to 40 ships at a time and features a commercial port, a fishing port, a marina, as well as facilities and infrastructure for launching and docking ships in shipyards. Moroccan ports are managed by state-owned Agence Nationale des Ports (ANP).

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...

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...

Update: Morocco 2023 port performance. Tanger Med shines

Rabat, Morocco (Ports Europe) March 3, 2024 – Ports managed by state-owned Agence Nationale des Ports (ANP), the regulatory body of the Moroccan port...

Morocco’s Agence Nationale des Ports publishes 2022 annual report

Rabat, Morocco (Ports Europe) November 17, 2023 – State-owned Agence Nationale des Ports (ANP) has published its “annual report” for 2022...

Sea & Ports Group acquires NAL Maroc, Casablanca 

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) August 4, 2023 – Sea & Ports Group has acquired NAL Maroc Maritime Agency in Casablanca, have purchased an initial...

CMA CGM to launch Morocco Shuttle, linking Morocco, France & Spain

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) October 11, 2022 – CMA CGM – Short Sea Lines Division to launch Morocco Shuttle, a new butterfly service linking...

Dutch company to build renewable energy facility in Port of Jorf Lasfar

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) September 6, 2022 – The Dutch engineering company Proton Ventures will build a renewable energy facility...

Turnover of Morocco’s ports increased by 6.8% in 2021

Casablanca, Morocco (PortSEurope) July 18, 2022 – Turnover of Morocco’s ports increased by 6.8% in 2021, compared to 2020 to a record $200 million (2...

Port of Huelva attends logistics event in Casablanca

Huelva, Spain (Ports Europe) June 23, 2022 – A delegation from the Port of Huelva has attended the IX International Transport and Logistics Exhibition...

Trade exchanges between the ports of La Spezia and Casablanca benefit from European project FENIX

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) March 2, 2022 – Circle Spa reports that trade exchanges between the ports of La Spezia and Morocco’s...

New desalinisation plant planned for Port city of Casablanca

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) January 27, 2022 – State-owned Office National de l’Électricité et de l’Eau (ONEE – National Office of...

Morocco’s Port of Casablanca sees total cargo down over -4% in 2021

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) January 19, 2022 – Last year, the Port of Casablanca handled 29 million tons of cargo, equal to 32% of the total cargo...

Moroccan ports see 2021 cargo traffic up 3.5%

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) January 19, 2022 – Total cargo handled by ports administered by state-owned Agence Nationale des Ports (ANP)...

Morocco’s ports forecast pre-Covid cargo traffic in 2022

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) January 10, 2022 – The Conseil d’Administration of the state-owned Agence Nationale des Ports (ANP), the...

Morocco picks Mohammedia for potential floating gas facility

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) January 4, 2022 – The Government of Morocco has invited bids to produce a study for the upgrade of Mohammedia port,...

Port of Casablanca receives environmental management standard ISO 14001

Casablanca, Morocco (PortSEurope) October 6, 2021 – The port of Casablanca has obtained environmental management standard ISO 14001 (2015 version)...

Port operator Marsa Maroc sees cargo traffic up 22% in Q1 2021

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) August 15, 2021 – Total traffic handled by Marsa Maroc and its subsidiaries as at June 30th, 2021, amounted to 23...

CMA CGM to launch a new Ro-Ro Short Sea Med service connecting Marseille & Barcelona with Casablanca

July 26, 2021 – Because BETTER WAYS are meant to be executed, CMA CGM is pleased to announce the launching of a new RORO Short Sea Med service,...

Morocco awards construction contract for Dakhla port, Western Sahara

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) May 7, 2021 – The Ministry of Transport has awarded a contract to build a $1 billion Atlantic port in Dakhla, in the...

Morocco’s ports see cargo traffic down 7.7% in January

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) February 20, 2021 – Cargo traffic at Morocco’s ports recorded a total of 7.5 million tonnes for January 2021, down...

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