MEDPorts Association hits ground running

The Port of Barcelona (pictured in 2015) is a founding member of the MEDPorts Association Photo: sebastian.dahler/flickr/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 The Port of Barcelona (pictured in 2015) is a founding member of the MEDPorts Association Photo: sebastian.dahler/flickr/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
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Twenty Mediterranean ports and state port organisations have come together under the MEDPorts Association banner.

The aim of the organisation is to enhance co-operation between member ports to face up to the new international logistics and commercial challenges, as well as to highlight the pivotal position and importance of the Mediterranean in new global cargo flows.

The founding members are the ports of Algeciras, Barcelona, Tarragona, and Valencia (Spain); Civitavecchia and Venice (Italy); Marseilles Fos and Toulon (France); Luka Koper (Slovenia); Arzew, Skikda and Bejaia (Algeria); Tanger Med (Morocco); Damietta (Egypt); Beirut (Lebanon); and Malta. In addition, several state organisations are involved: Puertos del Estado, or Ports of the State (Spain); the Office de la Marine Marchande et des Ports, or Office of the Merchant Marine and Ports (Tunisia); and Serport (Algeria).

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