Containers Activity

Tanger Med I Port container terminals


The port Tanger Med I has two container terminals with a total rated capacity of 3 million TEUs.

Both terminals have with a 1600  linear meter of quay, a socking capacity of 80 hectares, a depth of 18m. The port receives the largest container ships in the world >299M View photos.


The  first container Terminal  (TC1) started operations  in 2007 followed by a year later by the second containers terminal (TC2) these two terminals  allowed the port Tanger Med I  to become    an important container transshipment hub in the west of the Mediterranean. This place continues to strengthen thanks to the good performance of the major shipping lines  operating at the container terminals such as Maersk Line, CMA-CGM / Delmas, Hamburg Sud, Hapag Lloyd., ARKAS, etc.

In addition to its role as a strategic platform of container transshipment on East / West   (Asia / Europe) and North / South (Europe / Africa) routes, Tanger Med I plays today an essential role in terms of connectivity and in  the promotion and development of (Import / Export) traffic in Morocco. Tanger Med I with its divers infrastructure such as rail and highways plays a very important role in connecting the port to the hinterland and supporting the development of exchanges Morocco / World.

In 2014, the Tanger Med port beats its own record by achieving a traffic of over 3 077 750 T’EUS , this good performance has enabled the port of Tanger Med to fit the  46th rank world wild and be classified the 2rd port in Africa. Today, the Tanger Med port is connected to 169 ports and 68 countries in the world for the container activity.
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For more information about the container terminals activity of Tanger Med 1 Port,

please contact:, , Tel : +212 (05)  39 33 71 07



The first container terminal (TC1) is operated through a 30 years  concession contract  granted in 2005 to APM Terminals Tanger, a subsidiary of APM Terminals Group, one of the world leaders in the management of container terminals, and of AKWA Group, a leader in Morocco in the distribution of fuels, gases and fluids.

The Terminal TC1 has 8  Super Post Panamax gantry cranes with a lifting capacity of 61T, 28 RTG’s   ;  27 tucks, 37 ATT trucks, 34 chassis. Plus 2 Reach Stackers  and 5 Empty Handlers. The total investment made by the concessionaire in superstructure and materials is around 140 million EUR.

The TC1 performs since 2008 on international high standard productivity levels (30+ movements / hour / crane ) with non-stop operations in 24h / 365d, enabling TC1 to ensure an an annual  traffic more  1.3 Mil TEUs.The Dredging works achieved at the end of September 2012 on thequai side of the container terminal TC1 insures today a draught to -18m. This achievement allow the terminal to receive as early as 2013 ships of Triple E class of Maersk line.

For more information about the containers terminal activity,

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The second container terminal (TC2) is operated as well through a 30 years concession contract granted in 2006 to the consortium EUROGATE TANGER, ContshipItalia, ( Europe’s leading port operator)  and to the two maritime companies MSC and CMA-CGM, respectively 2nd and 3rd  global transporters of containers.

The second container terminal (TC2)  started operations in 2008  and is operated by Eurogate Tanger. The terminal TC2 is a common user terminal and counts among its clients  the biggest shipowners CMA CGM / Delmas, Hamburg Sud, Hapag Lloyd, akras, Xpress Line Feeders, EMES, DAL, etc.

The second container terminal TC2 is equipped with 8 Super Post Panamax gantries cranes with (a lifting capacity of 61T, 21 RTG’s  , 36 trucks, 36 chassisPlus 4 Reach Stacker, 1 Empty Handler, and a mobile crane.

The total investment made by the concessionaire in superstructure and materials is around 140 million EUR.

TC2 performs on international standard levels of productivity that ensures operations in 24h / 365d. The nominal capacity of the terminal is about 1.3 Mil TEUs.

Like TC1, the quai side of TC2 has a depth of -18 m , this allows the terminal to receive the largets ships suach as CMA CGM /Marco Polo.

For more information about the containers terminal activity Eurogate Tanger, please contact:




Visiting area of import containers

The visiting area of import containers stated operations in June 15th 2015 and  aims to facilitate the processing of import containers operations at the port of Tanger Med. It is dedicated  mainly to containers in import  in need of necessary time to obtain the results of analyzes of samples taken by the various administrations.

The new visiting area of import is spread over an area of 18,000 m² and has a storage capacity of 500 containers  that could be stacked  up to  3 levels , the area is equipped also with and a  shelter  where the containers can be checked by Customs , the shelter  has an area  of 1000 m2 and offers a capacity of 20 containers

The treatment zone CT of import is  also equipped with an administrative building that includes 11 offices allocated to the various administrations (Customs, ONSSA, MCI, Operator of the area TMPA).

.View new zones photos .

For more information on the new visiting area of import container please contact:, phone: + 212 (0 5) 39 33 70 18


Port Tanger Med 2

The construction works on the Tanger Med 2 began in May 2010 and that, in accordance with the provisions of the construction contract, signed on 17 June 2009 during the official launch ceremony of the port Tanger Med 2 work.

With a total nominal capacity of about 6 million TEUs, the port Tanger Med 2 will bring the total capacity of the container terminals of Tanger Med complex to 9 million TEUs, making of Tanger Med one of the most important transshipment hubs in the Atlantic and Mediterranean.


The Tanger Med port 2 includes 4.8 kilometers of breakwaters, a basin covering an area of 160 hectares and 160 hectares of land  entirely reclaimed from the sea.  A Dockside reception capacity of 7 mega-containers carrier, The port will total in the long run 2800 meters of container piers with Depths of 18 meters.


The Tanger Med port 2 will contain two container terminals. Marsa Morocco is the concessionaire of the Container Terminal 3 (TC3). This terminal is characterized by a linear quay of 800 m and an area of ​​medians of 36 hectares. The nominal capacity of the terminal is 1.3 million TEUs.

The Terminal 4 (TC4) is meanwhile conceded to APM TERMINALS. This terminal is characterized by a linear quay of 1600 m expandable to 2900 m, and an area of ​​medians of 76 hectares. The start of the activities is planned for January 2019

View photos of Tangier Med 2.

For more information about the containers terminals activity Tangier Med II, please contact :

Mr. Mohamed arjouan :

Mr. Oussama NOUR