Port Tangier Mediterranee Port (MAPTM)

Port Code MAPTM City Tangier
Category Port Route NORTH AFRICA
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Port Tangier Mediterranee Port (MAPTM)


      A port on the South Bank of the Strait of gibraltarian in northwest Morocco. The maximum draught of dry cargo ship is 8.53m, the maximum draught of oil tanker is 10.05m, and the load density of water is 1025. The maximum high tide range is 2.13M and the minimum low tide range is 0.61m. Compulsory pilotage of ships over 500 registered deadweight tons, communication via port radio, VHF channel 16. The port is located in Tangier Bay. North Bank of Morocco. The anchorage of Tangier bay can anchor ships of any size. The anchorage has a good grip and is Sandy. The safe harbor can keep away the south wind, southwest wind and west wind, but most of the ports are under the control of northeast wind. Entry is only allowed during the daytime, and the time of departure is unlimited. Port service facilities include: ship repair, fueling, small motor boats, medical treatment, traction, fresh water, supplies and repatriation, dry dock and sewage. The main terminal has seven berths, with a total length of 1240m and a water depth of 6.09m to 11.88m, of which the oil tanker berth is 60.96m long and 11.88m deep; There are four ro ro berths with a total length of 500m and a water depth of 6.09m and 8.53m. The coastal wharf and fishing boat jetty are 252.98 meters long and 0.61-2.44 meters deep.

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Summary of MAPTM

Port Tangier Mediterranee (Port Code: MAPTM) is a port located 45 km northeast of Tanger and opposite of Tarifa, Spain (15 km north) on the Strait of Gibraltar. As the largest port in Africa, it is Moroccan gateway and transshipment hub built in 2007. It consists of an industrial platform for 1100 companies representing an annual export business volume in 2020 of 8000 million EUR, operating in various sectors such as automotive, aeronautics, food processing, logistics and textiles. It is capable of handling 9 million containers, 7 million passengers, 700,000 trucks and the export of 1 million vehicles.