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Tripoli (Lebanon)

State-owned Tripoli Port is a major port located in the city of Tripoli, Northern Lebanon. It serves as a hub for the import and export of goods, and is a vital economic resource for the region. The port is equipped with modern facilities and equipment, and is capable of handling a variety of cargo ships. it is the second largest port on the country after Beirut.

Lebanese Port of Tripoli increases cargo traffic in Jan-Sep 2023

Tripoli, Lebanon (Ports Europe) January 8, 2024 – In January-September 2023, the Lebanese port of Tripoli handled 2.73 million tons of cargo, up +4.52%...

Lebanon’s Port of Tripoli receives new crane equipment

Tripoli, Lebanon (Ports Europe) December 28, 2023 – A vessel arrived at Tripoli carrying crane equipment for the port. It is the third ship-to-shore...

Port of Tripoli, Lebanon, sees July cargo traffic down

Tripoli, Lebanon (PortSEurope) November 13, 2023 – Cargo traffic at the Port of Tripoli, Lebanon, was 279,000 tons in July 2023, down -2.1% from 285,000...

Captagon drug via ports of Beirut, Latakia and Tripoli

Beirut, Lebanon (PortSEurope) October 15, 2023 – The Syrian regime and Lebanese Hezbollah have adeptly woven the production, promotion, and smuggling of...

Lebanon’s Port of Tripoli sees 2022 cargo up over 50%

Tripoli, Lebanon (PortSEurope) March 30, 2023 – The Port of Tripoli saw total cargo increase by 53% to 3.6 million tons in 2022. Exports increased 2.4...

Port of Beirut considers two bids to manage container terminal

Beirut, Lebanon (Ports Europe) February 7, 2022 – The Port of Beirut is reviewing bids from two companies to operate the port’s container terminal...

Arab Contractors starts expansion works in Lebanon’s Port of Tripoli

Tripoli, Lebanon (PortSEurope) October 21, 2021 – Egypt’s construction company Arab Contractors (AC) will in the next two weeks start expansion works in...

Analysis – Germany enters the fray for the reconstruction of the Port of Beirut; What about France, China, Turkey, the USA, Russia, the UAE & Kuwait?

Beirut, Lebanon (Ports Europe) April 7, 2021 – Germany is reportedly prepared to submit a proposal for the reconstruction of the port of Beirut, which was...

CMA CGM to operate the Port of Tripoli, strengthening its Mediterranean position

Tripoli, Lebanon (Ports Europe) March 3 – The French shipping and logistics powerhouse CMA CGM Group has said that it acquired all shares of Gulftainer...

Lebanon’s Tripoli port eyes Gulf markets

Tripoli, Lebanon (PortSEurope) February 2, 2021 – Last Sunday, the Northern Lebanese port of Tripoil received the large container vessel Teno, which is...

CMA CGM to make regular use of Lebanon’s Tripoli port

Tripoli, Lebanon (PortSEurope) January 18, 2021 – The Port Authority of Tripoli has reported that CMA CGM, the French shipping line, will use the port as...

A positive surprise: Beirut port container terminal reopens

Beirut, Lebanon (PortSEurope) August 12, 2020 – Container shippers are resuming calls of their ships to Beirut only four days after the explosion there, that...

Analysis – Port of Tripoli must replace destroyed Beirut as entry gate to Lebanon

Tripoli, Lebanon (PortSEurope) August 8, 2020 – The second busiest Lebanese port of Tripoli is to take over the functions of Beirut port, obliterated by a...

Analysis – The aftermath of the Beirut port obliteration

Beirut, Lebanon (PortSEurope) August 7, 2020 – The port of Beirut, Lebanon’s busiest port, is not going to recover for many months after what is...

Hapag-Lloyd, MSC diverts ships from Beirut to Tripoli

Tripoli, Lebanon (PortSEurope) August 6, 2020 – The German shipper Hapag-Lloyd AG has announced that it will divert any vessels destined for Beirut port...

Tripoli port ready to step up and support supplies to Lebanon

Tripoli, Lebanon (PortSEurope) August 5, 2020 – Following the destruction of the port of Beirut yesterday by a giant explosion, Ahmad Tamer,...

Five consortia interested in operating Beirut port container terminal

Beirut, Lebanon (Ports Europe) March 30, 2020 – The Ministry of Public Works and Transport issued a tender for the concession of Beirut port container...

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