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Hapag-Lloyd shipping company sets up in Morocco

Hapag-Lloyd is now opening its own offices in Morocco. With this additional presence in the country, the company continues to achieve its growth ambitions in the most attractive markets in North Africa.

Morocco, being an important platform for the export of fresh produce, is part of Hapag-Lloyd’s development strategy in the refrigerated container transport sector.

Morocco is perfectly connected to the global Hapag-Lloyd network through the port of Tanger-Med, which is a strategically important port for the entire logistics industry. Last year, Hapag-Lloyd acquired a 10% stake in Container Terminal 3 (TC3) at the Port of Tanger-Med 2.

“The Moroccan economy has grown steadily in recent years. Many Moroccan customers have already experienced Hapag-Lloyd’s services. With the opening of our new representation in the country, we are striving to meet customer demands for proximity and quality of service,” said Juan Pablo Richards, Senior Managing Director Region South Europe at Hapag-Lloyd.

Hapag-Lloyd’s presence in Morocco is provided by three offices headquartered in Casablanca and two satellite offices in Tangier and Agadir. 47 shipping experts are eager to serve customers across the country.

About Hapag-Lloyd

With a fleet of 250 modern container ships and a total carrying capacity of 1.8 million TEUs, Hapag-Lloyd is one of the world’s leading liner shipping companies. The company has approximately 13,400 employees and 394 offices in 130 countries. Hapag-Lloyd has a container capacity of approximately 2.8 million TEUs, including one of the world’s largest and most modern reefer container fleets. A total of 121 liner services around the world provide fast and reliable connections between more than 600 ports on all continents. Hapag-Lloyd is one of the leading operators in transatlantic services, in the Middle East, Latin America and intra-America.

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