According to Morocco's Agence Nationale des Ports (ANP), nearly 330,000 people used Tangier Med between 15 and 25 August.
The number of passenger vehicles using the port was 9 per cent higher than in 2007.
On average, 40 boats used the port every day.
Tangier Med, which is east of Tangiers in northern Morocco, already handles 3.5 million twenty-foot-equivalent units (TEUs) a year. The ANP plans to increase its capacity so that it can handle 8.5 million TEUs a year by 2015.
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