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LIQUID BULK

Liquid Bulk

LIQUID BULK

THE BERRE - FOS - MARTIGUES TRIANGLE

The Berre - Fos - Martigues triangle is made up of a petrochemical complex of nearly 2 000 SMEs & SMIs, representing one of the largest hubs in Southern Europe.
Faced with the challenges of sustainable development, these world leaders in petrochemicals are successfully turning to the energy transition and benefiting from the Port of Marseille Fos’ support and specialized facilities in organizing their logistics.

MARSEILLE FOS

  • no 1 petrochemical complex in France
  • 4th largest petrochemical complex in Europe
  • no 1 European LPG hub
  • Pipelines connected to the European network
  • 3 terminals dedicated to chemicals and petrochemicals
  • 2 terminals dedicated to LNG
LIQUID BULK
Contact
Fabienne Haunauer
Fabienne HANAUER
Liquid bulk coordinator
22MT/an

of crude oil

2MT/an

of LPG

11MT/an

of refined products

6MT/an

of LNG

4MT/an

of chemical products

MAJOR ADVANTAGES

  • Four interconnected industrial platforms: Fos-sur-Mer (including PIICTO with INNOVEX), Lavéra, Berre, La Mède.
  • Leaders in the sector: TOTAL, EXXON, INEOS, ENGIE, KEM ONE, ALKION, LYONDELBASELL…
  • One of Europe's largest biorefineries on the Total La Mède site.
  • Complete multimodal connection (road/river/rail/pipeline).
  • Reliable and secure port approved by the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS).
  • Pipelines directly connected to the European network.
  • Numerous storage areas: Dépôts Pétroliers de la Crau, SPSE, Geosel, Dépôts Pétroliers de Fos.
  • Medlink Safe: secure transport of hazardous materials by barge.
  • 15,000 ha of land available.

GOOD AND SECURE FACILITIES

  • ISO 9001:2008 quality certification.
  • Subject to and compliant with ISPS security constraints.
  • Designation of OIV in defence matters (Operator of Vital Importance).
  • The oil ports in Fos and Lavéra are classified as ICPE sites (Installation Classified for the Protection of the Environment).
  • Accommodation of the largest vessels in operation.
  • Storage depots directly connected to the terminals.

Liquid bulk terminal

Marseille harbours

 

Operator: MEDIACO-VRAC with supply chain services  
Companies present: MEDIACO-VRAC  
Surface area: 400 ha  
Quay: 2 quays - Length: 150-170 m   
Draught: 9.30-10.50 m  
Ship capacity:    
Destinations: North Africa, Mediterranean, Africa  
Products: Vegetable oils, juices, non-flammable chemicals  
Connection: Rail  
Special features: *Customs warehouses, Surveillance (accredited by FOSFA)                                                                                             *Unloading and loading of ships and flexitanks  
Storage warehouses: 

 

Oil terminal

Lavéra harbours

 

Operator: FLUXEL (Port of Marseille Fos 66% shareholder)
 
 
Companies present:
  • AIR LIQUIDE,
  • APPRYL,
  • GEXARO,
  • KEM ONE,
  • INEOS,
  • LAVERA ENERGIE,
  • NAPHTACHIMIE,
  • OXOCHIMIE,
  • PETROINEOS,
  • MESSER,
  • SPSE
 
Surface area: 650 ha  
Quay: 17 quays  
Draught: 12.50 m  
Ship capacity:    
Destinations:    
Products: Refined products, LPG, chemicals, FAME, vegetable oils  
Connection: Pipeline  
Special features: CEVESO certified site  
Storage warehouses:  *ALKION: 130,000 m3 of refined products, chemicals, additives, vegetable oil, bitumen *GEOSEL: 9.2 million cbm (30 salt caverns) of solutions for crude and refined products, the largest European site for operational and strategic storage of petroleum products    *GEOGAZ, PRIMAGAZ: LPG      *INEOS OXIDE: chemicals

Oil terminal

Fos-sur-Mer harbours

 

Operator: FLUXEL (Port of Marseille Fos 66% shareholder)  
Companies present:    
Surface area: 10 000 ha  
Quay: 7 quays  
Draught: 21 m  
Ship capacity: 80 000-130 000 T  
Destinations:    
Products: Crude, refined  
Connection: Pipeline  
Special features: CEVESO certified site  
Storage warehouses:   *Dépôts Pétroliers de Fos (DPF): 860,000 m3 of refined products                                      *SPSE: storage of crude oil and refined products (naphtha, diesel), transport of crude oil by pipeline, supplying Total's refinery in Feyzin in France, the Varo refinery in Cressier in Switzerland. Also feeds the refineries of PetroIneos Manufacturing France in Lavéra, Total La Mède and Esso Fos via the storage depots of Dépôt Pétrolier de Crau (DPC)

Fos Tonkin and Fos Cavaou LNG terminals  

Darse Sud and Darse 2 – Fos-sur-Mer harbours     

 

Operator: ELENGY: No. 1 LNG terminal operator in Europe  
Companies present: ELENGY  
Surface area: 80 ha  
Quay: 1 jetty on each site  
Draught:    
Ship capacity: 7 500 m3 to 267 000 m3 Q max   
Destinations: North Africa, Middle East, West Africa  
Products: LNG  
Connection: Road, rail and barge  
Special features:    
Storage warehouses: 
Liquid bulk