With a 4,850 km coastline providing direct access to the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, and a plethora of overseas territories extending to all four hemispheres across the globe, France’s maritime pedigree has been crafted over centuries to establish one of the world’s most mature shipping networks.

It’s 10 major international seaports strategically position the country as a hub for both European and Mediterranean transshipment trade, handling a combined throughput of almost 6.4 million TEUs in 2021 and contribute towards France’s status as the second largest economy in the EU. It’s port, road, and rail infrastructure are utilized to provide seamless Mediterranean transshipment and cross-border trucking capabilities that establish France as a global hub for trade.

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