Ports of Morocco (Casablanca)

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Sub-subject: The Ports of Casablanca, Agadir, Tangier, Mohammedia (Morocco). Syllabus:

  1. The National Ports Agency (ANP)
  2. The Port of Casablanca (Morocco)
  3. Other Moroccan Ports: Mohammedia, Agadir, Tangier, and Al Hoceima
  4. The Tangier Free Zone
The sub-subject “The Port of Casablanca” is studied...
  1. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Muslims Countries, and Frontier Markets
  2. Courses: Transport in Africa, the Maghreb
  3. Doctorates: Islamic Countries, Africa

Languages of study English or French Maroc. Summaries in Portuguese Marrocos Spanish Marruecos

Sample of the Sub-subject: The Port of Casablanca (Morocco)
Port of Casablanca (Morocco)

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Description of the Sub-Subject: The Moroccan ports.

The Port of Casablanca (Morocco).

  1. The Port of Casablanca is the largest Moroccan and Maghrebian port
  2. Location: Atlantic Coast
  3. 26 million tonnes/year
  4. Cereals: 4 million tonnes/year
  5. 35% of the foreign trade of Morocco
  6. 86% of all containers
  7. Ro-Ro terminal
  8. Internal rail network
  9. New Terminal TC3
  10. Regulatory body: The National Ports Agency (Moroccan Government). Regulates thirty-three Moroccan ports (not Tangier Med)
  11. The main cities near the Port of Casablanca are El Jadida, Marrakesh, Rabat, Meknes, Fez, Settat

The Port of Casablanca links with the Cairo-Dakar Corridor

The Port of Mohammedia:

  1. The Port of Mohammedia is located at 23 kilometres from Casablanca
  2. Railway and Highway to Casablanca and Rabat
  3. Petroleum port

The Port of Tangier:

  1. Strait of Gibraltar (Atlantic Ocean - Mediterranean Sea)
  2. The Port of Tangier is the first Moroccan port in passenger and TIR traffic
  3. Links to the European Union markets
  4. Free Zone

The Tangier Free Zone:

  1. One of the largest Logistics Hub in North Africa
  2. Near 500 companies and 60 manufacturers. By ex. Renault Tangier Med
  3. Container handling: 8 Million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit)
  4. The Tetouan Park and Tangier Automotive City
  5. Sectors: Logistics, automotive, agri-business, textile, electronics, and services

The Port of Agadir:

  1. Location: Atlantic Coast
  2. Links to Marrakesh, Ouarzazate, and Essaouira
  3. 3,000,000 tonnes/year
  4. Specialisation: agribusiness

The Port of Al Hoceima:

  1. Location: Mediterranean coast
  2. Links to Nador (150 kilometres) and Tetouan
  3. Mainly fishing and passenger

The Port of Casablanca belongs to the Maghrebian Economic Area (Islamic Civilisation and African Civilisation).

Tangier Free Zone

Maritime Transport in Africa - Maghrebian Ports

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