Dunkirk boss to head Port Authority

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

With varied public and private sector experience, 56-year-old M. Terrier has been D-G at the since March 2004and is expected to start his new job in September following ratification by the French cabinet. 

M. Janin, 61, said he was “honoured and proud” to have been responsible for the development of the port since arriving at Marseilles-Fos in December 2005, adding that he was convinced the large majority of personnel were ready to play their part in building “the great port of tomorrow”.

In addition to overseeing construction of the Fos 2XL container terminal to its near conclusion, M. Janin launched the Fos 3XL and Fos 4XL initiatives, which offer the port long-term container capacity.  He also announced an extension of the Fos Distriport logistics park, which under his tenure has already welcomed global players such as IKEA.


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