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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.

Grandi Navi Veloci increases passenger traffic in Q3 2017

Genoa, Italy (Ports Europe) October 5, 2017 – Grandi Navi Veloci (GNV) is performing better than expected and saw the number of passengers increase by...

APM Terminals Tangier participates for third year in the GoGreen initiative

Tangier, Morocco (Ports Europe) September 29, 2017 – APM Terminals is participating for the third consecutive year in the GoGreen initiative, under the...

Maersk explores options to reduce ship congestion at Algeciras, Tanger Med ports

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) September 14, 2017 – Danish shipping giant Maersk is exploring options for the minimisation of the congestion of ships at the...

CMA CGM to launch Marseille-Tanger Med ro-ro service

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) September 14, 2017 – After years of bilateral negotiations between France and Morocco, ministerial visits and abortive...

Morocco’s Tanger Med port container traffic rises 11% y/y in H1 2017

Tangier, Morocco (Ports Europe) September 8, 2017 – Morocco’s Tanger Med port has said its container traffic in the first six months of 2017 rose by...

Barcelona port boosts short sea shipping lines traffic

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) August 16, 2017 – Barcelona port is offering more short sea shipping (SSS) lines with its main markets in Italy and North...

Barcelona port eyes MoS to Tanger Med

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) August 8, 2017 – The strategy followed in recent years by Barcelona port to promote the launching of short sea shipping...

Conductix-Wampfler to supply equipment to APM in Tangier

Tangier, Morocco (Ports Europe) July 2017 – Hans Künz GmbH, a specialist supplier of container cranes, and Conductix-Wampfler, are to supply 32...

Morocco’s AML incorporates third ship into Gibraltar Strait service

Tangier, Morocco (PortSEurope) July 3, 2017 – Moroccan shipping company Africa Morocco Link (AML) has announced the incorporation of a third ship to the...

Japan’s JTEKT to build plant in Tangier

Tanger Med, Morocco (PortSEurope) July 2, 2017 – The Japanese group JTEKT Corporation is to build its first plant in Africa and the Middle East in Tanger...

Spanish minister says every day of hourly dockworker strike costs €12 million

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) June 19, 2017 – Spanish Public Works Minister Íñigo de la Serna said the cost of every day of hourly stoppage of dockworkers...

France’s CMA CGM updates Euroaf3 service

Algeciras, Spain (PortSEurope) June 15, 2017 – French shipping company CMA CGM, in line with its intentions to further optimise its connections with Africa,...

Motril to handle 10% more passengers in OPE 2017

Motril, Spain (PortSEurope) June 13, 2017 – Spanish government expects Motril port’s passenger traffic to be higher by 10% during this year’s...

Maersk relocates container traffic to Tanger Med from Algeciras

Algeciras, Spain (PortSEurope) June 9, 2017 – Spanish Public Works Ministry has confirmed the decision of A.P. Moller–Maersk Group to move to Tanger Med...

Millionth Renault vehicle transported via Tanger Med Port

Tanger Med, Morocco (PortSEurope) June 11, 2017 – Renault Maroc, part of the French Renault automotive group, and Tanger Med Port celebrated on June 6 the...

UN report highlights achievements of Tangier port

Tangier, Morocco (PortSEurope) June 5, 2017 – The United Nations (UN) has produced a report entitled, “Economic Report on Africa 2017 –...

TMPA awarded CSR Label by CGEM

Tanger Med, Morocco (PortSEurope) May 26, 2017 – The CSR label has been awarded to Tanger Med Port Authority (TMPA) by la Confédération Générale des...

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