Marseille Fos growth in Q3: a 14% rise in cruise numbers

Marseille - The Cruise Terminal with MSC FantasiaLeading French port Marseille Fos has maintained its 2015 growth across all main business sectors with passenger results boosted by a 14% rise in cruise numbers.

Passenger throughput was lifted 3% to 1.978 million thanks to the 14% rise in cruise numbers, which reached almost 1.1 million.
This included 728,000 passengers in transit (+19%) and 362,000 home port passengers (+5%).

Ferry carryings fell 9% to 887,000 with a 2% rise on North Africa services outweighed by a continued 13% drop for Corsica.

(Marseille Fos)