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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.

Med ports unite on southern gateway alternative

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) February 25, 2017 – Ports from around the Mediterranean coast have agreed to form a specific organisation to promote the...

Medlink ports establishes its status as the southern corridor to Europe

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) February 21, 217 – At the general meeting held on 31 January at the port of Marseilles Fos head office, the members of...

CMA CGM upgrades northern Europe and eastern Mediterranean Sea service

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) February 2017 – CMA CGM, a leading worldwide shipping group, is pleased to announce the new upgraded service offer NC...

Marseille port to start construction of two container terminals

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) February 13, 2017 – After preparatory work and studies in 2016, the construction site for the two container terminals of...

France’s CMA CGM names CEO

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) February 9, 2017 – French shipping group CMA CGM has appointed Rodolphe Saade, the son of the company’s president,...

Europe Technologies and Chantier Naval de Marseille sign MOU

Paris, France (Ports Europe) February 10, 2017 – During the Euromaritime event in Paris, Chantier Naval de Marseille (CNM) signed a MOU with Europe...

DP World reports 3.2% volume growth in 2016 and 6.0% volume growth in 4Q2016

Dubai, UAE (Ports Europe)  February 7, 2017 – DP World Limited handled 63.7 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of...

CMA CGM upgrades Mediterranean offer with the new TURAF EXPRESS service

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) January 31, 2017 – CMA CGM, a leading worldwide shipping group, is pleased to announce the new service offer TURAF...

French environmental organisation calls for rapid introduction of LNG as marine fuel

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) January 30, 2017 – Presenting new elements of its survey on air pollution from maritime transport, France Nature...

Marseille port introduces system for power delivery to ferry ships

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) January 30, 2017 – An electrical connection system for ferries, which allows ships to be powered when they are docked...

Marseille port to open ship repair dock in April

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) January 26, 2017 – Chantier Naval de Marseille (CNdM)’s new ship repair dock number 10 at Marseille port will be...

Event – European Maritime Day – Poole, UK, May 18-19, 2017

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) January 25, 2017 -The European Maritime Day (EMD) is the annual meeting point for Europe’s community of maritime...

Marseille Fos holds promotion event in Lyons

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) January 25, 2017 – The association uniting the Port of Marseille Fos stakeholders chose Le Sucre in the Confluences...

Marseille port cargo traffic remains stable in 2016

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) January 24, 2017 – Marseille port generated a cargo traffic of 80.9 million tonnes in 2016, almost unchanged on the...

Marseille signs port agreement with Conakry

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) January 22, 2017 –  The Autonomous Port of Conakry, the capital city of Guinea in west Africa, and the port of...

Mediterranean ports join forces to attract container traffic

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) January 9, 2017 – Authorities at ports in the Mediterranean area agreed to form an organisation specifically designed to...

Blohm+Voss to open refit facility for megayachts in the Mediterranean

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) June 30, 2016 – Blohm+Voss has announced today that it has won the tender for the set-up of a new maintenance and refit...

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