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Fos Sur Mer (FRFOS)

Fos Sur Mer, Provence-Alpes-Cote dAzur Region, France

Port Code FRFOS Port Name Fos Sur Mer
City Fos Sur Mer Country/Region France
Port Type Main Port Category Port City
Latitude 43.422905 Longitude 4.8651305
Port of Fos Sur Mer (port code: FRFOS), also called the Marseilles-Fos, is a subport of Marseilles. It lies on the shores of the Golfe de Fos, an inlet of the Gulf of Lion, on France’s Mediterranean coast, about 38 kilometers northwest of Marseille.
The port handled approximately 11.5 million TEUs in 2021. Its major import is crude oil that goes to refineries in Fos and the Etang-de-Berre salt lagoon. Other major imports include coking coal, iron, and liquefied natural gas. It is also home to some light manufacturing and services.
The types of vessels regularly calling at this port are cargo vessels, accounting for about 49%, and tankers, taking up around 38%. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 398 meters. The maximum draught is 16.2 meters. The maximum deadweight is 181,600t.

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