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The port of Oran is located on the Mediterranean Sea coast in Western Algeria, 400km W of Algiers. Oran is a major commercial harbour with extensive facilities available for handling most types of cargo including general cargo, liquid petroleum products, coal and grain, containers and Ro-Ro/passenger traffic.

Expansion works start at the Port of Arzew, Algeria

Arzew, Algeria (Ports Europe) May 22, 2023 – Expansion works have started at the port of Arzew to construct two berths dedicated to ship repair. Last...

Algeria’s Oran port completes container terminal extension

Oran, Algeria (Ports Europe) January 31, 2023 – Oran port has completed the extension of its container terminal, according to Chairman and CEO of...

Algeria’s port of Oran increases non-hydrocarbon exports

Oran, Algeria (Ports Europe) September 2, 2022 – Algeria’s port of Oran increased non-hydrocarbon exports by 163% in the first half of 2022...

Trasmediterránea resumes Almería-Nador ferry service

Almería, Spain (Ports Europe) May 30, 2022 – Trasmediterránea has resumed the ferry service with passengers between Almería and the Moroccan...

Algerian ports introduce digital cargo monitoring platforms

Algiers, Algeria (PortSEurope) April 5, 2022 – The SERPORT group has set up the APCS platform in Algerian ports, according to CEO, Achour Djelloul. The...

President of the Port Authority of Almería visits Algeria

The president of the Port Authority of Almería (APA), Jesús Caicedo, has joined a multi-sectoral direct mission to Algeria, organized by Extenda-Andalucía...

Almeria-Algeria passenger traffic up by 92% since the reopening of the border

Almería, Spain (PortSEurope) December 17, 2021 – Over 5,400 passengers have traveled on the ferries between Almería and the Algerian ports of Oran and...

Algerian port’s cargo traffic rises 7% y/y in Q1

Algiers, Algeria (PortSEurope) May 21, 2019 – Algeria’s port activity registered growth of around 7% in the first quarter of 2019. The cargo...

Valencia port participates in Hispano-Algerian Business Meeting

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) April 6, 2018 – Valencia port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia), represented by Francesc Sánchez, took part in the...

A new shipping line linking Oran to Barcelona has started

Oran, Algeria (Ports Europe) February 23, 2018 – L’Entreprise Nationale de Transport Maritime de Voyageurs (ENTMV) has started a new passenger and...

Event: Algeria infrastructure 2018 – Algiers, February 12-14, 2018

Algiers, Algeria (Ports Europe) February 12, 2018 – The Minister of Public Works and Transport, Abdelghani Zaalane, has opened the 5th edition of the...

LafargeHolcim starts cement exports from Algeria’s Arzew port

Oran, Algeria (PortSEurope) December 13, 2017 –  LafargeHolcim Algeria has completed its first cement export on Tuesday – 16600 tons of gray...

CNAN-MED and Arkas Line to transport CKD parts for Renault Algeria plant in Oued Tlelat, Oran.

Oran, Algeria (PortSEurope) November 1, 2017 – An agreement has been signed between the Algerian shipping company CNAN-MED and its Turkish...

Algeria announces plan to develop ports and logistics

Algiers, Algeria (Ports Europe) September 30, 2017 – The Minister of Public Works and Transport, Abdelghani Zaalane, that a national plan was being...

More than 29,000 passengers arrive in Oran in Q1, 2017

Oran, Algeria (PortSEurope) July 7, 2017 –29,146 passengers arrived in the Algerian port of Oran from Spanish and French ports and further 21,069 passengers...

Oran port reports increase in export operations in 2016

Oran, Algeria (Ports Europe) February 18, 2017 – The port of Oran reported a significant increase in export operations in 2016 compared with last year....

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