Alonso Group Strengthens Maghreb Presence with Launch of Alonso Forwarding Morocco

Global logistics leader Alonso Group has further expanded its international network with the launch of Alonso Forwarding Morocco. The new branch, headquartered in Casablanca, Morocco’s economic and port hub, reinforces the company’s coverage in the Maghreb region. Comprehensive Logistics Solutions Alonso Forwarding Morocco offers a complete range of logistics services, including third-party logistics (3PL). With a particular focus on maritime transport, the branch handles full container loads (FCL) and consolidated shipments (LCL). Additionally, they facilitate land transport between Morocco, the Iberian Peninsula (Spain and Portugal), and the rest of Europe,…

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Guinean Government Seeks Moroccan Expertise to Establish National Airline “Air Guinée”

(Logis-T Africa) The Guinean government has taken a significant step towards establishing a new national airline, “Air Guinée,” by seeking the expertise of Morocco, a leading player in the African aviation sector. During a recent visit to Morocco, Guinean Transport Minister Ousmane Gaoual Diallo held discussions with his Moroccan counterpart, Mohamed Abdeljalil, to explore avenues for strengthening bilateral cooperation, particularly in the field of air transport. “The meeting provided an opportunity to examine ways to benefit from Moroccan experience in the maritime and rail transport sectors. In addition, the two…

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SPANISH GROUP MPG EXPANDS TO MOROCCO

(Logis-T Africa) – The Spanish group MPG, a leading operator in maritime transport, logistics, and project cargo handling, has announced its official establishment in Morocco by opening two strategic delegations in Casablanca and Tangier. This strategic expansion aims to meet the growing demand for quality logistics services in the region and constitutes the first step towards the group’s expansion in Africa and the Middle East. A Well-Considered Geographical Choice MPG’s establishment in Morocco is not a coincidence. The group has carefully selected Casablanca, the country’s economic nerve center, and Tangier,…

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Royal Air Maroc Expands Its Wings, with three New Destinations 

Royal Air Maroc (RAM) is continuing its expansion with the opening of three new air routes from Casablanca, connecting the city to Naples, Manchester, and Abuja. This initiative is part of the airline’s development plan and aims to meet the growing demand of travelers and strengthen RAM’s position on the international market. Starting June 22, 2024, passengers will be able to enjoy direct flights to Naples, Italy. Two frequencies per week (Monday and Saturday) will be available, offering a convenient alternative for business travelers and tourists. This new link will…

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Morocco-Spain Rail Tunnel: A Bridge to Prosperity, Accelerated Ahead of the 2030 World Cup

Le Tunnel Ferroviaire Maroc-Espagne : Un Pont Vers la Prospérité, Accéléré En Prévision De La Coupe Du Monde 2030

The long-gestating project for a rail tunnel linking Morocco and Spain across the Strait of Gibraltar is gaining new momentum. The joint organization of the 2030 FIFA World Cup by Morocco, Spain, and Portugal has accelerated discussions and feasibility studies. This major link between Europe and Africa promises significant economic benefits for both continents. A major asset for Morocco and Africa Stimulating trade and investment:The tunnel will facilitate the transport of goods and people, promoting trade between Europe and Africa. This will attract new investment and create business opportunities in…

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Morocco and Spain Agree to Accelerate Implementation of Transport and Logistics MoU

On Monday, March 4th, during a meeting in Rabat, Morocco and Spain expressed their commitment to fast-track the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in February 2023 during the 12th session of the Morocco-Spain High-Level Meeting. The MoU aims to strengthen cooperation in the fields of transport and logistics. According to a statement from the Ministry of Transport and Logistics, the meeting between Mohammed Abdeljalil, Minister of Transport and Logistics for Morocco, and Oscar Puente Santiago, Spanish Minister of Transport and Sustainable Mobility, resulted in the creation of…

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Morocco: Marrakech-Agadir High-Speed Rail Line, China Railway Secures Contract

ligne à grande vitesse Marrakech à Agadir

LogisT-Africa – The Kingdom of Morocco plans to launch a second high-speed railway network project following the inauguration in 2018 of the first one connecting Tangier to Casablanca. This new high-speed line, stretching from Marrakech in the central-south to Agadir on the Atlantic coast, will also include three stations at Sidi Zouine, Chichaoua, and Agadir. Estimated at around 50 billion dirhams, the construction of this 230 km-long railway infrastructure has been entrusted to the Chinese group China Railway Design Corporation (CRDC), a subsidiary of the China State Railway Group, a…

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Morocco-USA: towards the strengthening of cooperation links in the field of transport

Within the framework of the relations between the Kingdom of Morocco and the United States of America (USA), Mr. Mohammed ABDELJALIL, Minister of Transport and Logistics, held a working meeting, on Wednesday, April 05, 2023 at the headquarters of the Ministry, with His Excellency Mr. Puneet TALWAR, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America in Rabat, accompanied by an important delegation of the economic service at the Embassy. On this occasion, both parties praised the excellent cooperation relations between Morocco and the USA, and expressed the ambition…

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Morocco – 11th UIC World Congress on High-Speed, with the topic : High-speed rail: the right speed for our planet

The 11th edition of the UIC World Congress on High-Speed Rail is taking place from 7 to 10 March 2023 at the Palais des Congrès in Marrakech, Morocco under the auspices of the International Union of Railways (UIC) and the Moroccan Railways (ONCF). The 3 days global event, which brings together the world’s key players in high-speed rail, is organised under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohamed VI, on the topic: High-speed rail: the right speed for our planet. This slogan, has been adopted for the congress to…

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Strengthening cooperation in the transport sector at the centre of Moroccan-Gabonese talks

The means of reinforcing cooperation between Morocco and Gabon in the fields of transport and logistics were at the centre of talks, on Thursday 26 January 2023 in Rabat, between the Minister of Transport and Logistics, Mr. Mohammed ABDELJALIL and his Gabonese counterpart, Mr. Brice Constant Paillat. During this meeting, the two parties reviewed the means of reinforcing and broadening the scope of bilateral cooperation and promoting the exchange of experiences in the fields of transport and logistics. On this occasion, Mr. ABDELJALIL highlighted the importance of developing cooperation relations…

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