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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.

Rail freight corridor North Sea-Mediterranean Sea helps Marseille development

Marseille Fos, France (PortSEurope) June 16, 2017 – The rail freight corridor North Sea–Mediterranean Sea (RFC North Sea-Med) is one of the nine most...

Total and Ecoslops to set up a maritime oil residue processing unit in La Mède, near Marseilles

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) June 14, 2017 – Ecoslops, a company that upgrades ship-generated hydrocarbon residues, or “slops”, into valuable new...

The maritime economy and “smart” technology

Marseille, France (PortSEurope), June 13, 2017 – L’Institut méditerranéen du transport maritime (Mediterranean Institute for Maritime Transport...

Open house for Marseille port J1 for investors

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) June 12, 2017 – Marseille port is questioning what to do with J1, an old hangar located in La Joliette, a neighbourhood...

CMA CGM reports improved environmental performance

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) June 8, 2017 – CMA CGM Group, a leading worldwide French shipping group, has reported an improvement in the performance...

French Port of Marseille Fos will pay premiums to ecological ships

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) May 28, 2017 – The Port of Marseille Fos will implement from July 1, 2017 special incentives for environmentally friendly...

CMA CGM reports strong performance increase in Q1 2017

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) May 21, 2017 – The CMA CGM Group has published its financial results for the first quarter of 2017. During Q1 2017,...

Sulphur emissions at Marseille port decline 40% in 2010-2016

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) May 19, 2017 – Emissions of sulphur, particularly related to fuel oil, have decreased by 40% between 2010 and 2016 in the...

The truck service area and the Vgas natural gas station operational in Marseille

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) May 14, 2017 – The dedicated parking area for truck drivers and the Vgas Natural Gas Vehicles (NGV) station on the Mât...

Gold IT Award for MGI and Marseille Fos Port Neptune Port

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) May 14, 2017 – MGI and Marseille Fos Port won the highest award in the IT category at the 30th IAPH World Ports...

The Rhone CPME visits the Port of Marseille Fos

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) May 14, 2017 – On 21 April, Christine Cabau Woerhel, President of the Board of the Port of Marseille Fos, hosted the...

CMA CGM launches updated version of mobile app

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) May 9, 2017 – French shipping group CMA CGM has released a new version of its mobile application that allows customers to...

South European maritime ports freight and passenger statistics

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) May 5, 2017 – The latest (2015) available statistical data on freight handling and passenger traffic in ports in...

Marseille Fos publishes 2016 annual report

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) My 3, 2017 – With traffic of 81 million tonnes of cargo, the Port of Marseille Fos is consolidating its position as...

Alkion Terminals signs contract for LBC assets

Amsterdam, Netherlands (PortSEurope) May 3, 2017 – Alkion Terminals and LBC Tank Terminals (LBC) have announced the signing of an agreement in which...

Marseille port – the development of inland services

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) May 3, 2017 – The Marseille Fos 2016 annual report gives details of the ports successes in 2016 in developing inland...

Event – Transport Logistics – Munich, May 9-12, 2017

Munich, Germany (PortSEurope) May 3,2017 – “transport logistics” is the world’s leading trade fair for logistics, mobility, IT and...

Marseille port meets Pharma Logistics Club

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) May 2, 2017 – At the invitation of the Pharma Logistics Club (PLC), Marseille Fos participated in a conference in...

MedCruise welcomes European Blue Growth report

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) April 20, 2017 – MedCruise, the Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports, has welcomed yesterday’s announcement by...

EU: Western Mediterranean – Actions for the sustainable development of the blue economy

Brussels, 19 April 2017 Today the European Commission launches a new initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the Western...

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