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Marseille

Marseille is a Mediterranean seaport-city in Southeast France, on the Gulf of Lion (golfe du Lion): second largest city in the country and a major port; it is managed by Grand Port Maritime de Marseille-GPMM (Marseille Fos Port Authority). Marseille is the home of CMA CGM, a global container transport and logistics company.

Port of Marseille Fos signs agreement with Guangzhou port, China

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) May 27, 2024 – Last Friday, the Port of Marseille Fos signed a cooperation agreement with the Chinese port of Guangzhou....

ABB working to provide cold ironing in French ports

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) May 22, 2024 – In 2019, the Swiss group ABB installed the required equipment for the dockside electricity supply on...

Algerian, Tunisian ferry companies adopt cold ironing

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) May 22, 2024 – Compagnie Tunisienne de Navigation and Algérie Ferries are investing in adapting their ferries for cold...

Chantier Naval de Marseille commits to “green” steps

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) May 21, 2024 – Grand port maritime de Marseille (GPMM) and Chantier Naval de Marseille (CNdM) have agreed a number of...

French startup Carbon plans Marseille solar plant

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) May 16, 2024 – French startup Carbon plans to inaugurate the first part of a solar module production facility in autumn...

Unifeeder starts Marseille Fos-Barcelona line

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) May 5, 2024 – Unifeeder, a Danish shipping subsidiary of DP World, has expanding its network by launching a weekly...

Sea-Me-We 6 subsea cable lands in Marseille

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) May 2, 2024 – The landing of the Sea-Me-We 6 submarine cable in Marseille, last Monday, marks the start of a nearly...

Christophe Castaner re-elected head of the port of Marseille-Fos

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) April 29, 2024 – Last week, Christophe Castaner was re-elected for five years as chairman of the supervisory board of...

GravitHy signs a power agreement for Fos-sur-Mer plant

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) April 19, 2024 – GravitHy is planning to build France’s first low-carbon DRI/HBI1 production plant in Fos-sur-Mer,...

Callisto project to apply for European funding

Venice, Italy (Ports Europe) April 15, 2024 – The Callisto carbon capture project is listed as a European Union (EU) “project of common...

Rhône Energies set to acquire the Esso Fos-sur-Mer Refinery

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) April 12, 2024 – Rhône Energies has entered into exclusive negotiations with Exxon Mobil’s ESSO SAF to acquire...

Kalmar supplies cranes to Med Europe Terminal, Marseille

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) April 9, 2024 – Kalmar has signed an agreement with Med Europe Terminal for the delivery of six Kalmar hybrid straddle...

CMA CGM to open Tangram innovation centre, Marseille

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) April 5, 2024 – Rodolphe Saadé, Chairman and CEO of CMA CGM, will inaugurate Tangram, a training and innovation centre...

COSCO SHIPPING calls at Eurofos, Marseille

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) April 3, 2024 – COSCO SHIPPING has started calls at the Eurofos terminal in Marseille as part of the AEM1, MD2 and MED 1...

Tunisia inaugurates the Ifriqiya submarine cable

Bizerte, Tunisia (Ports Europe) March 12, 2024 – Tunisia has inaugurated the Ifriqiya submarine cable in the Ain Meriem area of Bizerte port. It is a...

Marine geothermal power plant heats and cools in Marseille port

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) March 12, 2024 – The marine geothermal power station Thassalia in the French Mediterranean Sea port of Marseille-Fos...

Port of Marseille & DEOS project – renewable energy

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) February 28, 2024 – With the Offshore Wind Development (DEOS) project, the port of Marseille Fos aims to build and make...

Greek tanker fined for pollution in Port of Marseille

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) February 20, 2024 – A tanker operated by a Greek company being held since Thursday in the Port of Marseille for marine...

French ports: 3.2% less cargo and 13.4% fewer containers in 2023

Paris, France (Ports Europe) February 18, 2024 – French ports that reported their cargo figures for 2023 show a decline of around 5%. On the container...

inwi, Medusa Submarine Cable System to strengthen trans-Mediterranean connectivity

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) January 30, 2024 – Global telecom operator inwi and Medusa Submarine Cable System have signed an agreement to reinforce...

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