APM Terminals Medport Tangier container terminal, a collaboration between Moroccan port TangerMed and Danish shipping major A.P. Moller – Maersk, has officially opened its doors.
The construction of APM Terminals MedPort Tangier took two years and a total investment of $800m to make this facility become reality.
This new transshipment terminal is designed, constructed and operated by APM Terminals, and will join the hub facilities servicing Maersk and its partners.
With a quay length of 1200 meters, a depth of 16 to 18 meters APM Terminals MedPort Tangier is able to facilitate the largest vessels.
Commenting the latest news, Morten H. Engelstoft, Chief Executive Officer of APM Terminals, said: “APM Terminals has a long-term relationship with Morocco and we are proud to be operating the second container terminal in the Tanger-Med port complex. APM Terminals MedPort Tangier is a key junction in our global network allowing us to serve our customers better and further facilitate global trade.”
The new facility is set to support TangerMed Port to increase its annual throughput capacity to nine million TEU’s helping to improve Moroccan connectivity and further support global trade.