France’s leading port and the second largest in the Mediterranean, the Port of Marseille Fos is a hub for the petrochemical industry
The port city of Marseille has been a crossroads for global trade since its creation by the Greeks in 600 BC.
For centuries it has been an important trading centre and the main commercial port for the country. It was also the setting for the annual Tankbank networking event and conference, which saw professionals from across the Mediterranean gather to discuss the latest market trends and network against the stunning Provençal landscape.
Kicking off the first day of the conference, Renaud Paubelle, director of infrastructure and business development at the Port of Marseille, told delegates that global energy markets and trade flows have changed and that as a result, Mediterranean ports are now getting more traffic. He said that the port of Marseille and industrial complex Fos supports a major petrochemical complex and that it plays a key role in the Medi...