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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.

French ports see total cargo down 1.1% in Q2 2022

Paris, France (Ports Europe) October 17, 2022 – In the second quarter of 2022, French ports handled 72.3 million tonnes of cargo, down 1.1% on the...

CargoBeamer tests train between ports of Marseille and Calais

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) September 30, 2022 – CargoBeamer has tested the first intermodal train for semi-trailers between ports of Marseille and...

Port of Marseille Fos sees steady cargo handled in first half of 2022

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) July 11, 2022 – The Port of Marseille Fos handled 38 million tonnes (mt) of goods between January and June 2022, roughly...

EIB to co-finance three floating offshore wind farms in France

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) June 28, 2022 – The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced the conclusion of three financing agreements for...

Ranking: French ports – Cargo throughput, Q1 2022

Paris, France (Ports Europe) June 21, 2022 – In the first quarter of 2020, French ports handled cargo of 73.09 million tonnes. This is up 6.75% on the first...

Ports of Marseille and Beirut sign cooperation agreement

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) June 9, 2022 – The Ports of Marseille and Beirut have signed cooperation agreement aimed at strengthening cooperation...

Port of Marseille J1 project receives building permit

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) June 2, 2022 – The consortium of Adim Provence and Banque des Territoires has received the official building permit to...

Port of Marseille to power moored ships with €15 million, solar project

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) May 16, 2022 – The Mediterranean Port of Marseille will install solar batteries for powering docked cruise liners and...

CMA CGM becomes partner to the Jupiter 1000 project

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) May 11, 2022 – The French logistics group CMA CGM Group has become a partner in the Jupiter 1000 industrial demonstrator...

Seatrade Cruise Global 2022 ends in Miami

Miami, United States (PortSEurope) April 29, 2022 – The four-day Seatrade Cruise Global 2022 event has closed in Miami with visitors showing a positive...

DP World consolidates Eurofos terminal in Fos-sur-Mer, exits Le Havre

DP World Limited and Terminal Link SA, a joint venture 51% owned by CMA CGM and 49% owned by China Merchants Port, have today reached a conditional agreement...

France: Maritime freight transport in the fourth quarter of 2021 up +4.1%

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) March 21, 2022 – In the fourth quarter of 2021, cargo traffic handled by the main French ports in mainland France was up...

France plans two Mediterranean wind farms

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) March 18, 2022 – French prime Minister, Jean Castex, has visited Port-La-Nouvelle and announced details about two new...

Port of Marseille signs agreement with fibre optic company Cinturion

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) March 2, 2022 – The Port of Marseille-Fos has signed a contract with Cinturion, a global supplier of fiber optic...

Rotterdam tops ranking of port carbon polluters

Transport & Environment – Press Release – February 2, 2022 The port of Rotterdam is associated with almost 14 million tonnes of CO2 each year,...

Ecoslops doubles revenue in 2021

Paris, France (Ports Europe) February 1, 2022 – Ecoslops, which recycles oil residues, has reported revenue of €12.43 million ($13.9 million), up +116%...

CMA CGM and TotalEnergies carry out Marseille Fos’ first ship-to-containership LNG bunkering

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) January 24, 2022 – French global logistics company CMA CGM and TotalEnergies have launched Marseilles’ inaugural...

Port of Marseille invests €750 million in green hydrogen

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) January 19, 2022 – The Grand Port Maritime de Marseille (GPMM) and H2V Fos have signed an agreement to develop a...

Port of Marseille returns to growth

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) January 19, 2022 – Le grand port maritime de Marseille (GPMM) has reported total cargo of 75 million tons in 2021, up...

Titan LNG has won the tender for LNG delivery in the Port of Marseille for Corsica Linea’s new Ro-Pax ferry

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) January 16, 2022 – The Dutch company Titan LNG has won the tender for the delivery of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the...

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