VIA MARSEILLE FOS association innovante et unique en France basée à Marseille
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About us

VIA MARSEILLE FOS – A PARTNER IN YOUR SUCCESS

 

The only one of its kind in France, Via Marseille Fos is an innovative association comprising :

Our actions are implemented by a dynamic, proactive port community, under the banner of Via Marseille Fos.

The current chairman is Hervé Balladur.


COMMITMENTS AND VALUES

Our area is attractive both in terms of the logistical services and sites it offers, and the opportunities for the establishment of industries.

The successful implementation of the port reform has ensured a lasting return of confidence, service quality and productivity in port activities, enabling us to make new plans and fulfil our ambitions.

VIA MARSEILLE FOS has the following goals:
– Encourage a commercial dynamic within the port community based on a competitive, reliable offering of high-quality services, with the aim of winning over new traffic

– Enable the Port of Marseille-Fos to winback its international competitiveness for all categories of cargo

– Bring together under one umbrella the services and skills of the professionals of its port community, in order to offer effective solutions to the customers of Marseille-Fos

A driving force in the development of trade, we contribute to promoting the assets of our port and its community, bringing a positive impact to the local economy.

We put an emphasis on our unique geographical location to promote our port as Europe’s natural Mediterranean gateway for maritime trade.

We must secure the loyalty of the traffic which passes through Marseille-Fos, by consolidating the strong ties we have with our customers in France and beyond our hinterland.

We seek to promote the range of transport options serving our hinterland, which is unique in the Mediterranean in terms of multimodality: road, rail, river and pipelines.


OUR ASSETS

The Port of Marseille-Fos is:

2 HARBORS

Marseille to the East (The shortsea Port):

– 1 container and Con-Ro terminal

– Several multipurpose terminals

32 hectares of storage capacity

 

Fos to the West (The deep sea Port):

– 2 container terminals under concession

– 2 car terminals

– 2 break bulk terminals

– The largest petrochemical hub

– The world’s third largest port for hydrocarbons

Europe’s largest hub for LPG

A MULTIPURPOSE PORT

Containers

Ro-Ro

Solid bulk cargoes

Liquid bulk cargoes

Conventional / Break Bulk

Cars

Ferry & Cruise Passengers

A COMPREHENSIVE SHIPPING OFFERING

59 regular shipping lines departing from Marseille (25) and from Fos (34)
7,469 ship calls in 2016

A global shipping offering:
– 5 services to / from ASIA
– 5 services to / from the AMERICAS
– Daily services to the MAGHREB, MEDITERRANEAN and AFRICA

A MULTIMODAL PORT

Modes of transport to suit your needs: 4 transportation mode to ensure efficient links with the hinterland

  – Road, with an average terminal passage time of 25 minutes and road links to the heart of Europe

 – Rail, shuttle links to the whole of Europe, all trains access the terminals without a waiting

  River, with terminal access without a wait for 80% of barges

  Pipelines for liquid bulk cargoes

A RELIABLE AND EFFICIENT PORT

Immediate handover of ship to terminal operators upon arrival in port

Productivity in global standards (between 29 and 45 moves/hour/crane)

The right equipment:
– 19 gantry cranes, including 6 Super-post-Panamax cranes in Fos
– 3 Panamax cranes in Marseille
– 5 minutes average time for customs clearance formalities
– 80% of cargo cleared between 0 and 2 days after arrival
1070 reefer plugs (Fos : 700 / Marseille:300)

Port freetime:
For imports: 6 days in Marseille and 5 days in Fos
For exports: 14 days in Marseille and Fos

A SECURED PORT

A secured port chain:
– 75% of operators have AEO status
– All information flows are protected by the CCS AP+

Real-time tracking of your cargo using the Cargo Community System AP+: A genuine public-private partnership, AP+ connects all the actors in the logistics chain, both private (agents, terminal operators, freight forwarders, carriers) and public (customs, port authority, veterinary and phytosanitary authorities).

– All cargo is received without paper documents

– The French AP+ system is open to all actors in the logistics chain and can be accessed anywhere in France

LOCAL LOGISTICS

3 million m² available within a 30 km radius of Marseille-Fos

They trust Marseille – Fos :
– Maisons du Monde (114 000 m² warehouses at Feuillane and Distriport)

– Ikea (65,000 m² warehouse – Feuillane)

– Geodis/Mattel (40,000 m² warehouse – Distriport)

A PORT COMMUNITY LIKE NO OTHER IN FRANCE

Combining Mediterranean culture with a tradition of maritime trade

– Promoting synergy between all the talents and occupations offered by a global port; and

– Putting the human dimension and service customisation at the heart of its commercial strategy to offer you the very best, as a genuine partner in your success