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Spain (España) is located in Southwest Europe, occupying the Iberian peninsula between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic; a member of the European Union; by tonnage the leading ports are Algeciras, Barcelona and València. State ports are managed by Puertos del Estado which executes port policy of the government; made up of 28 port authorities that manage the 46 ports.

Police stop criminals moving 70 kg cocaine through Barcelona port

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) June 12, 2024 – A joint operation of the French and Chilean police has broken up a criminal gang that was bringing...

Port of La Coruña deploys autonomous drone station

A Coruña, Spain (Ports Europe) June 12, 2024 – The Port Authority of A Coruña is going to use its first autonomous drone station to manage operations...

New cruise terminal at the Port of Tarragona inaugurated

Tarragona, Spain (Ports Europe) June 12, 2024 – The Catalan Port of Tarragona has inaugurated its new cruise terminal. The terminal was commissioned by...

Port of Cadiz starts work on “cold ironing”

Cádiz, Spain (Ports Europe) June 10, 2024 – The Port Authority of the Bay of Cadiz (APBC) has started work on the connection between the Las Cortes...

Port of Barcelona: environment impact of 2nd container terminal

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) June 10, 2024 – The Port Authority of Barcelona (APB) has released public information on the environmental impact of its...

Valencia Containerized Freight Index decreases by -12.98% in May

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) June 10, 2024 – In May 2024, the Valencia Containerised Freight Index (VCFI) which is based on the export prices...

Hutchison BEST introduces digital services platform – BEST+

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) June 7, 2024 – The Hutchison BEST terminal in the port of Barcelona has introduced a digital services platform –...

GDV Mobility awarded concession in Port of Alicante

Alicante, Spain (Ports Europe) June 7, 2024 – The Port Authority of Alicante has granted GDV Mobility administrative authorisation to use a 1,000 m²...

Container Port Performance Index 2024 – Top Europe/N Africa – Ranking

Vienna, Austria (Ports Europe) June 6, 2024 – The World Bank and S&P Global Market Intelligence have published the fourth edition of Container Port...

Container Port Performance Index 2024 – Top 10 ports – Ranking

Vienna, Austria (Ports Europe) June 6, 2024 – The World Bank and S&P Global Market Intelligence have published the fourth edition of Container Port...

Port of Aviles dredging starts

Avilés, Spain (Ports Europe) June 5, 2024 – The dredger “SIF R” arrived at the Port of Avilés yesterday and has already started work. The...

Port of Beirut delegation visits Valencia

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) June 5, 2024 – The Port of Beirut has sent a delegation to the Port of Valencia to discuss the modern management of ports....

Port of Vigo reports records cargo numbers

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) June 4, 2024 – The Galician Port of Vigo continues to break historic records month after month, which, according to its...

Logistics, supply chain in Southern Europe at SIL Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) June 1, 2024 – SIL is the leading trade fair for logistics, transport, intralogistics and supply chain in Southern...

Port of Barcelona see rise in total traffic in Jan-Apr 2024

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) May 31, 2024 – In the first four months of 2024, the Port of Barcelona handled 22.8 million tons, an increase of +8.2%...

Port of Barcelona may sanction ships that pollute

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) May 30, 2024 – The Port of Barcelona will introduce a new ordinance for the prevention of pollution in the service area...

A ship powered entirely by green hydrogen – CINTECX

The H2TECH4SHIP project, the result of the collaboration between Nodosa, CT Ingenieros and the Energy Technology Group (GTE) of CINTECX, has been selected to...

Calls for towage investment in Port of Ceuta

Ceuta, Spain (Ports Europe) May 28, 2024 – Representatives of CGT Mar y Puerto trade union have called for the authorities to increase the number of...

Port Authority of the Bay of Cádiz receives mission from Latin America

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) May 28, 2024 – The Port Authority of the Bay of Cádiz yesterday received a delegation of port managers and companies...

Port of Marin imports frozen squid from South Atlantic

Marín, Spain (Ports Europe) May 27, 2024 – The Spanish Port of Marin is receiving ships carrying frozen squid from the South Atlantic. More...

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