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Radès is a harbour city in Ben Arous Governorate, Tunisia. Situated 9 km southeast of the capital Tunis, some consider it a Tunis suburb, and parts of the harbour installations of Tunis are located in Radès. Ports in Tunisia are managed by state agency Office of the Merchant Marine and Ports OMMP (former Office of National Tunisian Ports “OPNT – Office des Ports Nationaux Tunisiens”).

Maersk launches new Rades-Cagliari Ro-Ro service

Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy (Ports Europe) December 21, 2023 – Maersk has announced a new Ro-Ro service operating between Rades in Tunisia and Cagliari,...

Tunisian port of Rades proceeds with a development project

Radès, Tunisia (Ports Europe) February 2, 2022 – Work to improve the operations of the Tunisian port of Rades began with a meeting in December 2022 of all...

Cargo at Tunisian commercial ports steady in first 9 months, 2022

Tunis, Tunisia (Ports Europe) October 10, 2022 – In the first nine months of 2022, Tunisian commercial Ports recorded the transit of 21.3 million tons of...

GEFCO continues reinforcing the North Africa–Europe trade corridor

GEFCO, a global multimodal supply-chain expert and a leading provider of automotive logistics in Europe, is playing a growing strategic role in trade between...

Tunisia: Total cargo handled in 2019/2020 by seaport

Tunis, Tunisia (Ports Europe) August 21, 2021 – L’Office de la Marine Marchande et des Ports (OMMP) has reported total cargo handled in 2019/2020 by...

Minister of Transport and Logistics visits port dock of Goulette-Radès

Tunis, Tunisia (PortSEurope) December 6, 2020 -The Minister of Transport and Logistics, Moez Chakchouk, has visited the facilities and docks of the La...

Government ministers visit Rades port

Rades, Tunisia (PortSEurope) December 6, 2020 – On November 29, 2020, the ministers of Transport and Logistics, Moez Chakchouk, and Trade and Export...

Completion of repairs to the oil wharf in Rades port, Tunisia

Rades, Tunisia (PortSEurope) October 9, 2020 – Repair of the oil wharf located on the south bank of the port of Radès has just been completed for a sum...

Tunisian ports strike costs over €250,000

Tunis, Tunisia (Ports Europe) June 11, 2020 – The strike observed by employees of Société tunisienne d’aconage et de manutention (STAM –...

NileDutch extends Mediterranean service offering to Rades, Tunisia

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) June 3, 2020 – NileDutch, a shipping company linking West Africa with Europe, has added the Tunisian port of Rades to its...

Labour union files for strike at Radès port, Tunisia

Radès, Tunisia (Ports Europe) June 1, 2020 – Over six years ago, the Ministry of Transport set up a commission to examine problems facing the port of...

Government holds working discussion regarding Rades port

News – A working session on the efficiency of the Rades port activities was held on Tuesday in Tunis – April 7, 2020 The meeting, chaired by...

Tunisia’s Rades port set for investment

Rades, Tunisia (Ports Europe) November 22, 2019 – The Mediterranean port of Rades, also known as La Goulette and 9 km south-east of the capital Tunis,...

Tunisian ports see 7% increase in 2018 cargo traffic

Tunis, Tunisia (Ports Europe) February 18, 2019 – The total volume of commercial activity in Tunisian commercial seaports was 30.7 million tons in 2018,...

Italy’s Ignazio Messina launches Italy-Tunisia ro-ro link

Naples, Italy (PortSEurope) May 23, 2018 – Italian shipping company Ignazio Messina has launched a new ro-ro maritime link between Italy and Tunisia. The...

Transglory launches Tunisia-China maritime trade service

Rades, Tunisia (PortSEurope) December 3, 2017 – Spanish company Transglory has started a new maritime trade line between Rades port in Tunisia and...

Tunisian transport budget includes port development funding

Tunis, Tunisia (PortSEurope) November 20, 2017 – The budget of the Ministry of Transport for the year 2018 was set at TND 640.5 million (€216.99...

Agreement for installation of automatic container management system in Rades port inked

Rades, Tunisia (PortSEurope) May 29, 2017 – A system for automatic management of containers and rolling units will be installed at the port of Rades...

Rades dock resumes operations

Rades, Tunisia (PortSEurope) April 30, 2017 – After approximately one year out of service, dock No. 6, dedicated to containers, has resumed services with...

Tunisian ports: Results of commercial activity in 2016

Rades, Tunisia (PortSEurope) April 30, 2017 – In 2016, commercial traffic increased by 3% in comparison with 2015. Commercial seaports, including Skhira...

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