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  • 4 September 2019

    Marseille Fos has unveiled a new eco-friendly initiative that supports the port’s goal of becoming fully electric.

  • 21 November 2018

    The Port of Marseille Fos has developed plans to set up liquefied natural gas bunkering infrastructure to boost the use of LNG as fuel and reduce ship impacts in the port. 

  • 18 October 2007

    As part of its strategy to replace its fleet of harbour tugs, Les Abeilles Marseille-Fos has taken delivery of the Abeille Camargue. On October 14, the Abeille Camargue, a tug built at the Piriou yards in Concarneau, arrived in the port of Marseille-Fos. The Abeille Camargue is the first in a series of 8 tugs […]

  • 8 August 2017

    Despite a dip in oil volumes, cargo throughput at the Port of Marseille Fos in the first half of 2017 rose 2% on January-June last year to 39.9 million tons, driven by growth in all three general cargo sectors – containers, RoRo and conventional traffic.  During the six-month period, container traffic was up 7% overall – […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    French port Marseille Fos handled 60.9 million tons of cargo in the first nine months of 2015 – up 4% on the same period last year – with passenger results boosted by a 14% rise in cruise numbers. Container traffic gained four points in tonnage and unit terms on 8.8 MT and 915,036 TEUs, after further advances in […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    French port Marseille Fos handled 60.9 million tons of cargo in the first nine months of 2015 – up 4% on the same period last year – with passenger results boosted by a 14% rise in cruise numbers. Container traffic gained four points in tonnage and unit terms on 8.8 MT and 915,036 TEUs, after further advances in […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    French port Marseille Fos is set to reduce port dues for ships performing better than required under air pollution regulations as it joined the World Ports Climate Initiative (WPCI). Namely, from July 1 this year the incentive will apply to eligible ships among the 236 container carriers and cruise vessels that call at the port, representing […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    The Port of Marseille Fos establishes plan to develop LNG bunkering infrastructure.

  • 6 February 2018

    Marseille Fos handled a record 1.4 million TEU in 2017 which was the sixth consecutive year of growth for the port.

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Marseille Fos is to receive an EUR 50 million support under a funding deal with European Investment Bank.

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Midway through its 2014-2018 strategic plan, the French port Marseille Fos has reported a 9.7 increase in 2016 turnover which rose to EUR 148.7 million. The surge was reported over the first two years of a growth initiative based on diversification of trades, tight cost control and developments to boost income from logistics and industrial tenants, the […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    CMA CGM has chosen the port of Marseille-Fos for the bunkering of the company’s future 15,000 TEU vessels. 

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The French port of Marseille Fos has experienced a “hot month” as it reported a surge in cargo volumes and passenger numbers during July. Marseille Fos handled 18.6% more cargo during the month, amounting to a total of 7.8 million tonnes, against the same month in 2015, while the port’s passenger numbers increased by 13% to […]

  • 8 August 2017

    Liquefied natural gas throughput at the two French LNG terminal’s in Fos-sur-Mer near Marseille remained flat during the first six months of 2017 compared to the same period a year ago. 

  • 22 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    France’s Marseille Fos port is boosting the use of liquefied natural gas as fuel as it aims to position itself as an LNG bunkering hub for the Mediterranean. The port said in a statement it hosted another ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation last week following the first such operation in early May. LNG giant Shell and […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    French energy major Total and compatriot shipping company CMA CGM have signed an agreement for the supply of approximately 270,000 tonnes of LNG per year over ten years.

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    A mixed first-half at French port Marseille Fos saw continued growth in general cargo and a recovery in passenger numbers, while total cargo throughput dropped by 3% during the first half of 2016, finishing at 39.13 million tonnes. Passenger throughput recovered from a 13% slump in the first quarter of the year to finish on 962,000, matching last […]

  • 31 May 2016

    A total of 30 ships are waiting in the French port of Marseille Fos today as strike continues at the port’s oil terminals, a port spokesperson told World Maritime News in an update. Based on the vessel tracking data from Marine Traffic, the majority of ships at the port are general cargo ships. The queuing […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Taiwanese container line Evergreen has resumed direct calls at Marseille Fos port in France for the first time in eleven years with the aim to double its traffic.  With its return, Evergreen is replacing a slot arrangement within the CKYHE alliance by adding its own ships to those of Cosco, K Line, Yang Ming and […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Once delivered in 2021, it will be positioned in the Marseille-Fos area in France.

  • 19 July 2016

    Two main construction projects in the Marseille harbour area of French port Marseille Fos are nearing completion, following the final stage in works costing almost EUR 64 million (USD 70.8 million) that will cater for mega cruise ships. Within the construction project, the Passe Nord port entrance will be enlarged and the drydock No. 10 […]

  • 21 May 2018

    Elengy, a unit of the French energy company and LNG player Engie, together with Fosmax LNG, have started works on adapting the Fos Cavaou LNG terminal for LNG bunkering service.