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Association Des Commandants De Port De France

Association Des Commandants De Port De France (ACPF)

L’ACPF est une association qui regroupe les officiers de port et officiers de port adjoints qui occupent les fonctions de commandant de port dans les ports français.

Elle a pour objet de :

  • Poursuivre les mêmes buts que l’IHMA et d’associer ses adhérents à tous ses travaux
     
  • Développer et pérenniser les bonnes relations et la collaboration entre ses membres
     
  • Assurer la représentation de ses membres auprès des Organismes internationaux, européens ou nationaux, ainsi qu’auprès des administrations, collectivités et groupements professionnels.
     
  • Le Président de l’association est actuellement M. Yves JAOUEN, Commandant du Grand Port Maritime de Nantes-Saint-Nazaire.


Le Role Du Commandant De Port

Le commandant de port dirige la capitainerie du port, armée par des officiers de port et officiers de port adjoints, fonctionnaires d’Etat. Leurs missions peuvent se décomposer en :

  • Sécurité nautique et organisation du trafic maritime portuaire. Ils ordonnent les mouvements des navires dans le port et dans ses accès, ils assurent la police du plan d’eau.
     
  • Sécurité portuaire. Ils contrôlent les déclarations d’arrivée des navires, le respect des consignes de sécurité et notamment celles concernant le dépôt et la manutention des marchandises dangereuses.
     
  • Protection des ouvrages portuaires et de l’environnement. Ils veillent à la conservation du domaine public portuaire, des ouvrages, du balisage et à la prévention de la pollution.
     
  • Exploitation portuaire. Ils attribuent ou autorisent les placements des navires à quai, veillent à la bonne marche de l’exploitation portuaire en garantissant le respect des lois et règlements.
     
  • Sûreté portuaire. Ils s’assurent de la bonne application des mesures de sûreté dans le port, et peuvent occuper des fonctions d’agent de sûreté portuaire. Grâce à une solide expérience de marin, le commandant de port est un acteur essentiel dans les opérations portuaires, apportant son expertise dans la gestion quotidienne du port ainsi que lors des crises nautiques et dans la conduite des projets portuaires.

 

Le Ports de France

Les ports de commerce sont divisés en:

  • Grands Ports Maritimes, établissements publics de l’Etat: Marseille, Le Havre, Dunkerque, Nantes-Saint-Nazaire, Rouen, Bordeaux, La Rochelle et dans les départements d’outre mer : Guadeloupe, Martinique, la Réunion et Guyane.
     
  • Les autres ports relèvent des collectivités locales ou territoriales, soit des régions, des départements ou de syndicats mixtes.
     
  • Les Grands Ports Maritimes sont dotés d'une autonomie financière. Ce sont des établissements publics à directoire et conseil de surveillance. Les présidents de conseils de surveillance ou d'administration sont élus. Les présidents de directoires ou directeurs généraux sont nommés par l'Etat. Les conseils de surveillance des GPM ont 17 membres représentant l'Etat, les collectivités locales et territoriales, les milieux économiques, et les personnels de l'établissement public. De plus, les GPM sont dotés d'un conseil de développement à caractère consultatif qui associe des représentants de la place portuaire, des milieux sociaux et associatifs, et des collectivités locales de proximité. Ils exercent les fonctions d’autorité portuaire, la gestion des outillages étant transférée vers des opérateurs privés exploitant les terminaux portuaires.

Dans les ports décentralisés, le rôle d'autorité portuaire est assuré par la collectivité territoriale compétente. Les pouvoirs de police des capitaineries restent néanmoins de la responsabilité de l'Etat dans les plus importants d'entre eux. L'exploitation du port est en règle générale confiée aux Chambres de Commerce par le biais de contrats de concession. Ceux-ci concernent notamment l'exploitation des outillages et équipements du port.


French Ports

Dunkerque
www.portdedunkerque.fr 

Le Havre
www.havre-port.fr 

Rouen
www.rouen.port.fr 

Nantes Saint Nazaire
www.nantes.port.fr 

La Rochelle
www.larochelle.port.fr 

Bordeaux
www.bordeaux-port.fr 

Marseille
www.marseille-port.fr 

Guadeloupe
www.port-guadeloupe.com 

Fort De France
www.martinique.cci.fr 

Port Reunion
www.reunion.cci.fr 

Degrad Des Cannes
www.guyane.cci.fr 

Calais
www.calais-port.fr  

Boulogne Sur Mer
www.portboulogne.com 

Le Treport
www.treport.cci.fr 

Dieppe
www.portdedieppe.fr 

Caen
www.pna-ports.fr

Cherbourg
www.pna-ports.fr 

Saint Malo
www.ports.region-bretagne.fr/saint-malo/ 

Roscoff
www.morlaix.cci.fr 

Brest
www.cci-brest.fr 

Douarnenez
www.quimper.cci.fr 

Concarneau
www.quimper.cci.fr 

Le Guilvinec
www.quimper.cci.fr 

Lorient
www.lorient.port.fr 

Les Sables D’olonne
www.vendee-cci.com 

Rochefort / Tonnay-Charente
www.rochefort.port.fr  

Bayonne
www.bayonne.port.fr 

Port-Vendres
www.perpignan.cci.fr 

Port La Nouvelle
www.port-la-nouvelle.com 

Sete
www.sete.port.fr 

Toulon
www.maritime.var.cci.fr 

Nice
www.ccinice-cote-azur.com 

Bastia
www.bastia-hautecorse.cci.fr  

Bonifacio
www.2a.cci.fr 

Ajaccio
www.2a.cci.fr

 

Ministère de l'Ecologie, du développement durable, des transports et du logement:

www.developpement-durable.gouv.fr

 

ACOPM, Morocco - L’Association du Corps des Officiers de Port du Maroc (ACOPM)

www.acopm.ma

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Tanger Med is the 1st port in Africa and in the Mediterranean.

It’s a global logistics gateway located on the Strait of Gibraltar and connected to more than 180 ports worldwide with handling capacities of: 9 million containers, exports of 1 million new vehicles, transit of 7 million passengers and 700,000 trucks on an annual basis.

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CONTAINER TRAFFIC: SURPASSING TEH 8 MILLION MARK

In 2023, Tanger Med Port processed 8,617,410 TEUs*, marking a growth of 13.4% compared to 2022. This remarkable achievement, equivalent to 95% of the port's nominal capacity, was accomplished 4 years ahead of targets.

The outstanding performance is attributed to the successful operations of terminals TC1 and TC4, managed by Maersk-APM, and the continuous development of terminal TC3, operated by Tanger Alliance (A joint venture owned by Marsa Maroc with a 50% stake, in partnership with Eurogate holding 40% and Hapag Lloyd holding 10%). Additionally, 2023 witnessed record productivity levels, surpassing monthly peaks of 800,000 TEUs handled.

RO-RO TRAFFIC ON THE RISE
In 2023, 477,993 trucks were processed, representing a 4.1% increase from 2022. Industrial product traffic saw a significant surge of 14.3% compared to the previous year, offsetting a 7.7% decrease in agribusiness product traffic.

INCREASE IN NEW VEHICLE TRAFFIC
The two vehicle terminals in the port complex handled 578,446 vehicles in 2023, reflecting a 21% increase from 2022. This traffic primarily includes 341,758 vehicles for export, produced by Renault factories in Melloussa and SOMACA in Casablanca, along with 176,208 vehicles exported by the Stellantis plant in Kénitra.

RISE IN SOLID AND LIQUID BULK TRAFFIC
Liquid bulk traffic experienced a 6% growth compared to 2022, a total of 9,838,157 tons of handled hydrocarbons. Simultaneously, solid bulk traffic witnessed a 44% increase from the previous year, totalling 581,042 tons processed.

PASSENGER TRAFFIC: RETURN TO NORMAL
In 2023, Tanger Med Port Complex welcomed 2,700,747 passengers, marking a 30% growth from 2022. This traffic has returned to pre-COVID-19 crisis levels.

GLOBAL TONNAGE: SUBSTANTIAL GROWTH
Tanger Med Port Complex handled 122 million tons of goods in 2023, reflecting a 13.6% increase from 2022, with 21% in Import/Export. This recorded global traffic is highest at the Strait of Gibraltar and across the Mediterranean. This traffic also represents more than half of the total tonnage handled by all ports in Morocco.

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