MARSEILLE FOS, 1 PORT, 2 SPECIFIC HARBORS

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THE MARSEILLE SHORTSEA PORT

Marseille’s historic port, based in the city itself, pools cargo flows to the Mediterranean and Africa.
A number of multipurpose terminals, as well as a container and ConRo terminal handle trade with the Maghreb, Eastern Mediterranean, Africa (East, West and South) and Corsica.

med_europe_terminal__0313_025bMARSEILLE HARBOUR

1 container and ConRo terminal
1km of docks – Draft of 10.3/11.2 meters – 4 Panamax cranes –
Storage capacity: 32 hectares
Multipurpose terminals – RoRo, ConRo, Cars,
Conventional – 16 berths – Draft of up to 10.3 meters

Marseille also handles passenger traffic with ferries to Corsica, Sardinia, Algeria and Tunisia, as well as cruise ships (Marseille is France’s No. 1 cruise ship port).
Moreover, Marseille has facilities for the repair of industrial ships and ocean-going yachts, and handles solid bulk cargo (sugar, alumina and cement).

THE FOS DEEP SEA PORT

Two container terminals were commissioned in 2012. Their operations were fully entrusted to private operators, in accordance with the port reform applicable to all cargo terminals. Fos also boasts logistics areas covering over 300 hectares.

FOS DOCKS
2 container terminals
Operators: Seayard, Eurofos – 130 ha – 2.4 km of docks – Draft of 15 to 16 metres – Handling of vessels with a 16,000 TEU capacity, 13 container cranes, including 4 super post-Panamax cranes
2 car terminals
Operators: Gefco (6 ha); GCA-TEA (14 ha) – Draft of 11.5 metres – Dacia, Peugeot-Citroen, Fiat Group.
2 heavy goods terminals
Draft of 11.5 to 18.6 metres – Vessels with a 230,000 ton capacity
1 petrochemical hub
4 solid bulk terminals