Port news from Marseilles Fos – 14 April 2014 – First Dacia imports arrive at Fos
The first 402 Dacia cars from Morocco have arrived at Fos aboard the Neptune Lines car carrier City of Oslo under a deal that will see 20, 000 vehicles per year imported for the French market.
France-bound Dacia cars built at the Renault-Nissan plant in Tangiers are being handled at a new terminal operated by vehicle logistics specialist TEA, part of the Charles André group. The Marseilles Fos port authority chose TEA to develop and run the site last December following a call for tenders in November 2012.
The port already handles 220, 000 vehicles per year at two other import/export terminals. The new 14-hectare facility, at the Brule-Tabac quay in Fos, will increase annual capacity by up to 60, 000 cars.
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