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Tanger Med

Tanger Med is a Moroccan industrial port complex, located 45 km northeast of Tangier and opposite Tarifa in Spain (15 km north) on the Strait of Gibraltar. It is a port complex operated by the Tanger Med Port Authority. Part of the port is occupied by the Logistics Free Zone “ZFL” managed by the company Medhub. This includes Tanger Automotive City. Tanger Med achieved record throughput of more than 7 million TEU in 2021.

Tanger Med is one of the world’s top 19 container ports

Tanger Med, Morocco (Ports Europe) May 27, 2024 – Morocco’s Tanger Med port in the Strait of Gibraltar achieved record figures in 2023, the year in which...

IPCSA holds annual meeting in Tanger Med port

International Port Community Systems Association gathers for annual members’ meeting in Tanger Med Port Complex – May 16, 2024 Innovation, AI, supply...

FT: Western Mediterranean container ports congested by Red Sea crisis

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) April 23, 2024 – Container ports around the Western Mediterranean are nearing full capacity, raising the risk of higher...

Stena Line enters Mediterranean market

Gothenburg, Sweden (Ports Europe) April 9, 2024 – With the purchase of a 49% stake in Africa Morocco Link (AML), Stena Line enters the Mediterranean...

Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd’s Gemini Cooperation to rely on 15 main ports

London, United Kingdom (Ports Europe) March 30, 2024 – Fifteen ports will play a key role in A.P. Moller-Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd’s Gemini...

Authorities discover 1.3 tonnes of hashish in Tanger Med

Tanger Med, Morocco (Ports Europe) March 18, 2024 – The authorities have found 1.3 tonnes of hashish (cannabis resin) in a Moroccan-registered...

Maersk’s Morocco Bridge to Europe

Tanger Med, Morocco (Ports Europe) March 10, 2024 – The new Morocco Bridge is a multimodal service that connects Morocco to Spain and the rest of Europe....

Is COSCO interested in operating Port of Nador, Morocco?

Nador, Morocco (Ports Europe) March 4, 2024 – Reports from Spain suggest that the Moroccan government has approached China’s COSCO to manage its...

Update: Morocco 2023 port performance. Tanger Med shines

Rabat, Morocco (Ports Europe) March 3, 2024 – Ports managed by state-owned Agence Nationale des Ports (ANP), the regulatory body of the Moroccan port...

Ports of Gioia Tauro and Tanger Med talk cooperation

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) February 21, 2024 – The honorary consul of the Kingdom of Morocco for the Calabria Region, Domenico Naccari, has met...

Cavotec signs agreement with APM Terminals, Tanger Med

Tanger Med, Morocco (Ports Europe) February 21, 2024 – Cavotec has signed a two-year service agreement with APM Terminals at the Port of Tanger Med....

Repsol, Ravago inaugurate new plant in Tanger Automotive City

Tanger Med, Morocco (Ports Europe) February 9, 2024 – Spanish energy company Repsol and Belgian plastics giant Ravago have inaugurated a new compounding...

Algeria suffers from Moroccan port ban

Algiers, Algeria (Ports Europe) February 6, 2024 – Last month, Algeria announced it had banned goods entering the country which were transshipped via a...

Tanger Med handles 8.61 mln TEUs in 2023, up +13.4%

Tanger Med, Morocco (Ports Europe) January 30, 2024 – In 2023, Tanger Med Port handled 8,617,410 TEUs, up +13.4% on 2022. This is equivalent to 95% of...

Baleària signs cooperation agreement with Morocco

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) January 25, 2024 – Baleària has signed a cooperation agreement with the Moroccan National Tourist Office (ONMT) to...

Maersk diverts ME2 service around Cape of Good Hope, ports change

Copenhagen, Denmark (Ports Europe) January 25, 2024 – Maersk has announced that its ME2 service will no longer transit the Red Sea and Suez Canal. Its...

Germany’s KOSTAL opens plant in Tanger Med

Tanger Med, Morocco (Ports Europe) January 18, 2024 – Germany’s KOSTAL, a vehicle part manufacturer, has opened a plant in the Tanger Med...

Tanger Med Port planning a €650 million expansion

Tanger Med, Morocco (Ports Europe) January 10, 2024 – The Tanger Med Port Authority (TMPA), a state-owned company in charge of the development of the...

China economy best connected to the global liner shipping network in Q3 2023

Geneva, Switzerland (Ports Europe) December 26, 2023 – China was the economy best connected to the global liner shipping network in the third quarter of...

APM Tangier MedPort says phase 2 expansion is operational

Tanger Med, Morocco (Ports Europe) December 18, 2023 – APM Terminals Tangier MedPort has announced that an expansion of more than a million TEU (Phase 2)...

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