Posts Tagged ‘Marseille Fos’

DIY giant to launch logistics base in Marseille Fos

DIY giant to launch logistics base in Marseille Fos
Marseille DIY giant to launch logistics base in Marseille Fos  Home improvements group ADEO – the world’s third largest DIY retailer and No.1 in Europe – has chosen the port of Marseille Fos to become its new logistics base in southern Europe. In a two-stage initiative, the French multinational...
May 28th, 2019 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New MEDports partnership agrees 2019 action plan

New MEDports partnership agrees 2019 action plan
Marseilles passenger terminal The Marseille-headquartered MEDports Association – founded five months ago by 20 Mediterranean port authorities – has set out a 2019 activity roadmap including the adoption of common key performance indicators and a ‘single window’ cargo community system. Other...
December 5th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Marseille Fos set to offer LNG bunkering

Marseille Fos set to offer LNG bunkering
View of the Marseille port Work is underway for the imminent provision of LNG bunkering facilities at Marseille Fos following a feasibility study initiated by the port authority aimed at reducing the impact of ship emissions.  In late 2017 the authority set up a working group to examine relevant logistical...
November 22nd, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Marseille Fos and Le Havre to link in Swiss rail shuttle

Marseille Fos and Le Havre to link in Swiss rail shuttle
Provence Promotion head Philippe Stéfanini, Marseille Fos CEO Christine Cabau Woehrel, French finance minister Bruno Le Maire and Que Weidong, founder and CEO of Quechen Silicon, with his wife A rail shuttle container service linking the major French ports of Marseille Fos and Le Havre with Switzerland...
January 12th, 2018 | Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Logistics park projects gain further pace at Marseille Fos

Logistics park projects gain further pace at Marseille Fos
Marseilles passenger terminal The Marseille Fos port authority is making a further 50 hectares of space available for development at the Feuillane logistics park close to the Fos container terminals.  The initiative marks growing demand for large-scale warehousing, a trend that is being echoed in nearby...
December 15th, 2017 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Marseille Fos agrees new Distriport logistics project

Marseille Fos agrees new Distriport logistics project
View of the Marseilles port passenger terminal Paris-based logistics park developer Virtuo has signed an agreement with the Marseille Fos port authority for construction of a multi-user facility of almost 70,000m2 at Distriport, close to the Fos container terminals.  Due to open in the third quarter...
October 31st, 2017 | Construction, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Diversity drives first-half growth at Marseille Fos

Diversity drives first-half growth at Marseille Fos
View of the Marseilles port passenger terminal Despite a dip in oil volumes, first-half cargo throughput at Marseille Fos rose 2% on January-June last year at 39.9 million tonnes, driven by growth in all three general cargo sectors – containers, ro-ro and conventional traffic.  Meanwhile passenger...
August 7th, 2017 | Automobiles, Car trade, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Gas, LNG, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

General cargo leads Marseille Fos Q1 results

General cargo leads Marseille Fos Q1 results
Marseilles passenger terminal – picture credits Anny Zade First-quarter cargo throughput at leading French port Marseille Fos was marked by strong growth in general cargo – container, ro-ro and conventional traffic – which totalled 4.98 million tonnes for an 11% increase on January-March last...
May 12th, 2017 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Car trade, Coastal Shipping, Container shipping, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Gas, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Oil Industry, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reports, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Financial results reward Marseille Fos strategy

Financial results reward Marseille Fos strategy
Marseilles Fos CEO Christine Cabau Woehrel Midway through its 2014-2018 strategic plan, 2016 turnover at leading French port Marseille Fos rose to €148.7 million – marking a 9.7% increase over the first two years of a growth initiative based on diversification of trades, tight cost control and...
March 8th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Marseille Fos CEO signals wider vision in Medlink role

Marseille Fos CEO signals wider vision in Medlink role
Christine Cabau Woehrel Port news from Marseille Fos  14 February 2017 Marseille Fos CEO signals wider vision in Medlink role                    Marseille Fos CEO Christine Cabau Woehrel has called for a united approach to marketing hinterland rail and waterways connections after being...
February 14th, 2017 | Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Marseille Fos 2016 results

Marseille Fos 2016 results
Port of Marseille Full year result at Marseille Fos reflects wide-ranging strategy                 Total 2016 cargo of 81 million tonnes at Marseille Fos was on a par with 2015 throughput in a year that confirmed the leading French port’s diversification strategy. Emerging trades –...
January 27th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot month at Marseille Fos

Hot month at Marseille Fos
Port of Marseille In contrast to an international downturn, leading French port Marseille Fos has reported exceptional results for July with 7.8 million tonnes of cargo and 387,000 passengers – up by 18.6% and 13% respectively on the same month last year. General cargo totalled 1.64MT (+8%) after...
August 18th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

Evergreen resumes Fos calls in plan to double traffic

Evergreen resumes Fos calls in plan to double traffic
The “Ever Living” berthed in Fos’ container terminal Taiwanese container line Evergreen has resumed direct calls at Marseille Fos for the first time in 11 years, replacing a slot arrangement within the CKYHE alliance by adding its own ships to those of Cosco, K Line, Yang Ming and...
May 20th, 2016 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Port news from Marseille Fos –

Port news from Marseille Fos –
Port of Marseille Marseille Fos speeds ship call procedures             The Marseille Fos port authority has introduced a new fully automated information system, Neptune Port, to simplify and harmonise administrative procedures for vessels calling at the leading French port.  Developed at a cost...
December 16th, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Read More