First Dacia Imports Arrive at Fos

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Monday, April 14, 2014
Photo courtesy Marseilles Fos

The first 402 Dacia cars from Morocco have arrived at Fos aboard the Neptune Lines car carrier City of Oslo under a deal that will see 20,000 vehicles per year imported for the French market.

France-bound Dacia cars built at the Renault-Nissan plant in Tangiers are being handled at a new terminal operated by vehicle logistics specialist TEA, part of the Charles André group. The Marseilles Fos port authority chose TEA to develop and run the site last December following a call for tenders in November 2012.

The port already handles 220,000 vehicles per year at two other import/export terminals. The new 14-hectare facility, at the Brule-Tabac quay in Fos, will increase annual capacity by up to 60,000 cars.

 


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