Moroccan harbor up 17 positions in worldwide ranking

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Tanger Med 1 has soared from 72nd to 55th among the world’s largest maritime facilities, according to report. Cargo went up to 40%.

Moroccan harbor up 17 positions in worldwide ranking

Moroccan harbor up 17 positions in worldwide ranking

In 2013, the Moroccan port had placed 72nd. The data was released by Tanger-Mediterranean Special Agency, which handles the port.

The Moroccan harbor had the maximum upsurge in throughput, up 40%, followed by India’s Mundra Port, up 28%. In transshipment, Tanger Med was placed second among all harbors in Africa and seventh in the Mediterranean.

According to the Tanger-Mediterranean Special Agency, the rating highlights Morocco’s place as a maritime business center. The agency declared that it hopes to enhance Tanger Med’s rating even further.

Tanger Med has associations with 127 harbors in 57 nations, as well as 11 harbors in Latin America, seven of which are in Brazil: Itapoá, Navegantes, Rio de Janeiro, Santos, Paranaguá, Rio Grande and Suape. Out of the total container throughput at the facility, 97% concern products exports and 3% concern the local souk.

The Moroccan harbor also includes a vehicle terminal divided into two sections; one is used absolutely for shipping vehicles by Renault, which created a manufacturing plant in the country in 2011. The French automaker’s committed place spans three hectares. Another seven hectares are used by other ventures.

Mohamed Dekkak