Toward a Study of Environmental Impact of the Tangier Med Port Container Terminals

  • Fatima Ezzahra SakhiEmail author
  • Abdelmoula Ait Allal
  • Khalifa Mansouri
  • Mohammed Qbadou
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 913)


The containerized cargo segment has continued its improvement during the last decades. This improvement has motivated the maritime stakeholders to invest in container terminal projects to boost their economies and to ensure the prosperity of their countries. However, the container terminal activity has a significant environmental impact on air, ocean, workers, and the surrounding population. The port of Tangier Med as one of the worldwide container terminal hubs does not make the exception in term of environmental impact. In this paper, the environmental impact of this port is quantified in term of greenhouse gases emission and pollutant particles. Innovative operational and technical solutions have been proposed to attenuate this impact and to make of it an environment friendly port.


Environment Port Ship Green energy Rubber fragments GHG emission 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fatima Ezzahra Sakhi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Abdelmoula Ait Allal
    • 1
  • Khalifa Mansouri
    • 1
  • Mohammed Qbadou
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory: Signals, Distributed Systems and Artificial Intelligence (SSDIA) ENSET MohammediaUniversity Hassan IICasablancaMorocco

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