Tangiers, Morocco has commenced the construction work of a new export zone at a major port in the North African country’s northern region as a potential springboard into the European marketplace.
According to a report, King Mohammed VI dedicated the inter-modal business center of the Tangier-Med port compound and launched the construction work for the development of a new export zone.
Approximately, 1.1 billion Moroccan Dirhams (around $135M) worth for these major projects. These are also part of a complete and integrated expansion plan for the northern region. Infrastructure of the Grand Tangiers-Med port compound, including Port Tangiers Med I and II, logistics free zone, passenger port and industrial and services free zones will be finished as part of the plan.
The plan is to make the Tangiers-Med port a high-profile port with industrial and logistical proposal with ideal connectivity which would help it merge the Moroccan economy’s global competitiveness.
The port will visualize with high-tech amenities and innovative architecture which combines various architectural styles shimmering the location’s physical and ecological environment.
In October 2015, the export access and control zone will be equipped.