Posts Tagged ‘Marseille’

Marseille poised to host Hempel World Cup Series Final

Marseille poised to host Hempel World Cup Series Final
.. Marseille poised to host Hempel World Cup Series Final Marseille, France is poised to host 325 sailors from 40 nations for the 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Final. Sailors will race at the venue for the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition across ten Olympic disciplines and an Open Kiteboarding fleet,...
June 1st, 2019 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | 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

Medlink Ports recognition for waterways box shippers

Medlink Ports recognition for waterways box shippers
Mineral water and dairy powder specialists Danone and Euroserum have become the latest container shippers to be recognised by the Medlink Ports association for their regular use of the river network between the Rhone-Saone corridor and the French Mediterranean coast.  They join 25 previously cited companies,...
October 10th, 2018 | Containers, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Diana Containerships extends “Domingo’s” period t/c CMA CGM

Diana Containerships extends “Domingo’s” period t/c  CMA CGM
.. DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES DIRECT CONTINUATION OF TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V DOMINGO WITH CMA CGM ATHENS, GREECE, July 10, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced...
July 10th, 2018 | Chartering, Container shipping, Containers, Fixtures, Markets | Read More

News from Marseille and Fos

News from Marseille and Fos
View of the Marseilles port Marseille Fos confidence boost as Maersk confirms two new calls   An agreement confirmed last week for Maersk Line to include direct calls at Marseille Fos on its ME2 Western Mediterranean-Middle East service has been welcomed by the leading French port as a double sign of...
June 6th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

EU bank backs Marseille Fos projects in €50 million agreement

EU bank backs Marseille Fos projects in €50 million agreement
  Christine Cabau Woehrel and Ambroise Fayolle sign the €50 million agreement European Union institution the European Investment Bank (EIB) has renewed its partnership with leading French port Marseille Fos under a €50 million funding agreement to support five key development projects. The projects,...
May 31st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, News, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance | Read More

Showcase Warm-up

Showcase Warm-up
Picture credits: Jean-Marie Liot To note: – All systems go for the Sud-Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region Prologue this Friday at 11:00am – Light airs forecast for this course between Marseille and Nice – The crews of Sodebo Ultim’, IDEC SPORT and Actual-Grand Large Emotion are...
April 26th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

The giants make landfall in Marseille

The giants make landfall in Marseille
.. To note: The Sud-Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region to host the Warm-Up for the Nice UltiMed from tomorrow For two days, the public will be able to admire Actual-Grand Large Emotion, IDEC SPORT and Sodebo Ultim’, moored in the Vieux Port alongside the Quai d’honneur, opposite the City Hall A...
April 25th, 2018 | Exhibitions, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Marseille Fos set to build on 2017 growth

Marseille Fos set to build on 2017 growth
View of the Marseilles port In a sixth consecutive year of growth, container terminals at leading French port Marseille Fos handled a record 1.4 million teu in 2017.  The 10% increase on 2016 – double the European average – was one of the standout performances of a year that underlined the port’s...
February 5th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

World Sailing equipment selection process for Paris 2024

World Sailing equipment selection process for Paris 2024
In 2018, World Sailing will make a number of important decisions concerning the Events and Equipment that will be used at the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition in Marseille, France. To ensure a joined up and efficient approach to the decision-making process, World Sailing’s Board of Directors...
December 13th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Diana Containerships charters “Domingo” on period with CMA CGM

Diana Containerships charters “Domingo” on period with CMA CGM
Diana Containerships Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for m/v Domingo with CMA CGM ATHENS, GREECE, August 18, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that, through a separate...
August 18th, 2017 | Container shipping, Containers, Markets | Read More

Mixing it up in Marseille

Mixing it up in Marseille
… Another brilliantly entertaining Nautical Stadium race day once again upset the apple carts in the final stretch of the Tour de France à la Voile 2017. Today’s elimination stage and Super Final failed to dislodge the top dogs from their vantage points: Fondation FDJ – Des Mains et Des Pieds...
July 27th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Mistral takes over in Marseille

Mistral takes over in Marseille
… Act 8 of the 40th Tour de France a la Voile did not get off to the most auspicious of starts in Marseille as the region’s notorious Mistral wind put paid to any hopes of sailing today. While the Tour has so far encountered conditions crossing the spectrum from light and shifty to big and blustery,...
July 26th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Fos Distriport supports dangerous goods solution

Fos Distriport supports dangerous goods solution
Christine Cabau Woehrel Port news from Marseille Fos French transport and logistics company Groupe Charles Andre (GCA) has extended its operations at the port of Marseille Fos with the opening of a 34,000m2 warehouse in Fos Distriport.  The warehouse features 6,000m2 dedicated to packaged dangerous...
April 12th, 2017 | News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

DigitalShip’s April Maritime CIO Forum in Marseille

DigitalShip’s April Maritime CIO Forum in Marseille
DIGITAL SHIP MARITIME CIO FORUM MARSEILLE WILL TAKE PLACE ON 4TH APRIL WITH THE FOCUS ON DIGITALISATION IN SHIPPING Identifying opportunities for growth is critical to all businesses, and especially so in such an integral industry as shipping. Staying ahead of the innovation curve is key to this development,...
March 17th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Med ports unite on ‘southern gateway’ alternative

Med ports unite on ‘southern gateway’ alternative
Christine Cabau Woehrel Ports from around the Mediterranean coast have agreed to form a specific organisation to promote the region’s role in global maritime trade and to cooperate on issues including security, the environment and supply chain innovation.      The decision follows the inaugural...
December 14th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Port news from Marseille Fos

Port news from Marseille Fos
Port of Marseille Containers lead Marseille Fos growth trend Container throughput at leading French port Marseille Fos reached 956,999 teu for the first nine months, a 4% rise on January-September last year driven by 6% growth at the Fos deepsea terminals. Box tonnage also rose 4% to 9.18 million tonnes,...
October 11th, 2016 | Containers, Ports & Terminals | Read More

General cargo and passenger volumes rally Marseille Fos first half

General cargo and passenger volumes rally Marseille Fos first half
Deepsea container growth was among the highlights of a testing first-half at Marseille Fos Port news from Marseille Fos  – A mixed first-half at leading French port Marseille Fos saw continued growth in general cargo and a strong recovery in passenger numbers – but bulk volumes in retreat due...
July 26th, 2016 | Associations, Containers, Logistics, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Marseille mega-ship initiatives enter final phases

Marseille mega-ship initiatives enter final phases
Port news from Marseille Fos    The two main construction projects in the Marseille harbour area of leading French port Marseille Fos are nearing completion following a decisive stage in works costing almost €64 million that will cater for mega-ships by enlarging the Passe Nord port entrance and...
July 19th, 2016 | Construction, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The importance of Palumbo Tenerife Shipyards

The importance of Palumbo Tenerife Shipyards
l to r: Caudio M. Marciano, Lucía de Suñer, Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, Joseph Calleja and Vittorio Carratú Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, held a meeting with representatives of the company PALUMBO TENERIFE SHIPYARD in relation...
June 11th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Marseille Fos repeats Q1 cargo result

Marseille Fos repeats Q1 cargo result
Port of Marseille Port news from Marseille Fos Marseille Fos repeats Q1 cargo result               Leading French port Marseille Fos handled 20.17 million tonnes of cargo from January to March in a near identical repeat of last year’s first-quarter result.   General cargo rose 1%...
May 10th, 2016 | Markets, Ports & Terminals, Statistics | Read More

Fos port-industrial zone partners sign development pledge

Fos port-industrial zone partners sign development pledge
Part of the Fos container terminal 23 November 2015  Port news from Marseille Fos Fos port-industrial zone partners sign development pledge                The Marseilles Fos port authority is among a dozen signatories to a document formalising the principles of a wide-ranging collaborative...
November 23rd, 2015 | Associations, Company Profiles, Construction, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, HR, Jobs, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Banana win boosts Marseilles fruit trade…and others news from Marseille Fos

Banana win boosts Marseilles fruit trade…and others news from Marseille Fos
Port of Marseille 24 March 2015 –  Port news from Marseille Fos                                                   Banana win boosts Marseille fruit trade         Marseille Fos has started to handle weekly banana imports from the Ivory Coast under a new...
March 25th, 2015 | Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More