Ukraine-Morocco Joint Issue – Port of Odessa & Port of Tangier

December 21st, 2013

Ukrposhta and Morocco Post have jointly issued two stamps depicting the famous ports of the both countries: port of Odessa (Ukraine) and port of Tangier (Morocco).

Odessa Sea Trading Port is one of the biggest ports of the Black Sea-Azov range. The port is the leader among ports of Ukraine according to volumes of processing cargo and the biggest passenger port on the Black Sea.

Tangier is an important city port in northern Morocco, on the Strait of Gibraltar. Tangier is the second largest industrial center in the country (after Casablanca), and the new Tanger-Med port to the west of the city is the largest cargo port in Africa.

Within the joint issue Ukraine is launching two se-tenant stamps in a miniature sheet of [(2px2)+(2px2)], printed 98,000 pairs. Morocco is issuing a miniature sheet of 10 stamps in 5 pairs of se-tenant stamps [1px5].