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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.

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...

Port of Marseille, cargo down, revenue up in 2023

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) January 22, 2024 – In 2023, the Port of Marseille handled 72 million tons of cargo, down -7%. All segments recorded...

Marseille’ Eurofos has reached the milestone of 10 mln containers

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) January 22, 2024 – Last November, Eurofos crossed the threshold of 10 million containers handled since the start of its...

Port of Marseille remains on course, record investments in 2023

Grand port maritime de Marseille – In A Global Context Of Decline, The Port Of Marseille Fos Remains On Course And Is Making Record Investments –...

Fos Tonkin LNG starts small-scale LNG carrier loading service

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) October 23, 2023 – On September 28, 2023, the Fos Tonkin LNG terminal has successfully launched a new small-scale...

H2V plans hydrogen decarbonisation of Marseille Fos-sur-Mer industrial port zone

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) September 21, 2023 – H2V is preparing a gigafactory for the production of green hydrogen to decarbonise activities in...

Port of Marseille reports reduced cargo in first half of 2023

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) August 25, 2023 – In the first half of 2023, the port of Marseille Fos handled 35 million tonnes (mt) of cargo....

CMA CGM absorbs Containerships brand name

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) July 10, 2023 – The French logistics, shipping group CMA CGM has absorbed the brand name of its subsidiary...

France reports Q1 2023 cargo traffic down -6.9%

Paris, France (PortSEurope) June 26, 2023 – In the first quarter of 2023, total cargo traffic passing through the main French ports in mainland France...

France picks site for 250-MW Mediterranean floating wind project

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) June 22, 2023 – Christophe Béchu, Minister for Ecological Transition and Territorial Cohesion, Agnès Pannier-Runacher,...

Metrocargo Italia to start Marseille-Parma intermodal service

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) June 13, 2023 – Metrocargo Italia has won a contract to set up an intermodal rail service between Miramas, Marseille, and...

Port of Marseille to host solar plant

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) June 7, 2023 – French company Carbon has announced plans to build a a 5 GW PV cell and module factory at the Grand Port...

Top container ports in the EU in 2022

Rotterdam, The Netherlands (Ports Europe) June 5, 2023 – Most EU ports handled less containers in 2022, compared to 2021. The Q1 2023 TEU results of the top...

Port of Marseille Fos is launching a 2023-2030 plan to make vehicles greener

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) May 31, 2023 – The Port of Marseille Fos is launching a 2023-2030 plan to make its vehicle fleet greener with investment...

CMA CGM wants to acquire the media platform La Tribune

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) May 26, 2023 – The CMA CGM Group is committed to acquiring 100% of the share capital of HIMA Group, which owns La...

TotalEnergies, MSC Cruises complete bunkering at Marseille Fos

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) April 26, 2023 – TotalEnergies Marine Fuels and MSC Cruises have successfully completed the first liquefied natural gas...

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