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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).

A.P. Moller Capital acquires 40% stake in Moroccan port grain facilities

Casablanca, Morocco (PortSEurope) December 4, 2020 – A.P. Moller Capital has, via the Africa Infrastructure Fund 1, acquired a 49% shareholding in...

La Spezia and Casablanca port seek cooperation

La Spezia, Italy (PortSEurope) November 27, 2020 – The port authority of La Spezia has held talks with Morocco’s Casablanca with a view to...

Moroccoan ports see total traffic up nearly 7% in Jan-Sep 2020

Casablanca, Morocco (PortSEurope) October 15, 2020 – State-owned Agence Nationale des Ports (ANP) has reported that in September, traffic handled by...

Ports of La Spezia and Casablanca are getting closer with FENIX project

Thanks to European project FENIX, through which an International Fast & Secure Trade Lane will be realized, trade between this two ports will be...

Kalmar and Marsa Maroc continue long-term collaboration with new RTG order

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement to supply Marsa Maroc with a total of three Kalmar rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes for use at its TC3...

France’s AFD lends funds to Morocco port authority

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) July 10, 2020 – L’Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and Morocco’s l’Agence Nationale des Ports (ANP)...

New Casablanca port fishing facility close to becoming operational

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) June 14, 2020 – Morocco’s Agence Nationale des Ports (ANP) has reported that the new fishing facility at Casablanca...

Morocco reports 6.9% rise in port traffic in Jan-Apr 2020; 4.9% in April

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) May 17, 2020 – Traffic passing through the ports managed by Morocco’s Agence Nationale des Ports (ANP) was reported...

Morocco increases grain handling by ports

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) May 17, 2020 – Up to the end-April 2020, Morocco imported increase volumes volumes of grain through its ports in...

Port traffic in Casablanca increases 6.3% in April

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) May 13, 2020 –  Port traffic in Casablanca was 31.1 million tons in April, (+6.3%), compared to 29.2 million tons...

Morocco’s Agence Nationale des Ports implements new procedures

News – Morocco’s Agence Nationale des Ports (ANP) – April 21, 2020 Continuing its efforts to simplify port procedures and end-to-end...

EBRD to provide €40 mln to upgrade of Moroccan ports

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) April 20, 2020 – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is to furnish a non-sovereign loan of up...

Morocco’s Agence Nationale des Ports (ANP) joins the International Port Community Systems Association

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) April 1, 2020 – Morocco’s Agence Nationale des Ports (ANP) has announced that its has become a member of the...

Port of Casablanca ensures continuity in handling vessels

Morocco’s Agence Nationale des Ports (ANP) reported March 23, 2020, that the port of Casablanca has put in place, at this time of health crisis due to...

Moroccan ports see 11.3% increase in traffic in 2019

Rabat, Morocco (Ports Europe) March 15, 2020 – In 2019, Morocco ports handled a total of 153.1 million tonnes, up 11.3% on the previous year. A key...

Casablanca port sees rising traffic in first two months of 2020

Casablanca, Morocco (Ports Europe) March 15, 2020 – In the first two months of 2020, the port of Casablanca registered total traffic of 4.8 million...

PortCastelló increases freight traffic with Morocco by 32.6% in 2019

Castellón, Spain (Ports Europe) February 19, 2020 – The port authorits has reported that PortCastelló moved 700,000 tons of merchandise with Morocco in...

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