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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.

Tenerife port receives second hybrid ship

Tenerife, Spain (Ports Europe) January 18, 2017 – Tenerife port has started seeing the arrival of different hybrid ships that travel from different...

Depot Zona Franca acquires reachstacker

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) January 18, 2017 – Depot Zona Franca, the logistics operator of Barcelona port’s free trade zone, has invested...

Italian, Catalan logistics, maritime companies meet at Barcelona port

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) January 17, 2017 – Representatives of several Italian and Catalan companies from the logistics and maritime sector met on...

Spanish government close to completing stowage sector reform

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) January 17, 2017 – The Spanish central government is working on a consensus text to implement the reform of the...

CMA CGM consolidates services at Castellon port

Castellon, Spain (Ports Europe) January 17, 2017 – French shipping group CMA CGM continues to consolidate its commitment to Castellon port. As a result...

Temagra improves operations at Valencia port bulk terminal

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) January 17, 2017 – Terminal Marítima de Graneles, S.L. (Temagra), the operator of the bulk terminal of Valencia port, has...

Spanish Healthcare Minister to mediate in finding solution to Vigo port crisis

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) January 17, 2017 – The controversial operation of the Border Inspection Post (BIP) at Vigo port has been placed on the...

SASEMAR to manage maritime traffic at Aviles port

Aviles, Spain (Ports Europe) January 16, 2017 – Aviles port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Avilés) plans to sign on January 17 a contract with local...

Spanish company Tamaran starts operating Motril-Genoa container line

Motril, Spain (Ports Europe) January 16, 2017 – Spanish shipping company Naviera Tamaran S.A., a subsidiary of JSV Logistic, has started operating a regular...

Huelva port expects 400% jump in container traffic Y/Y in 2017

Huelva, Spain (Ports Europe) January 16, 2017 – Huelva port plans to increase container traffic by more than 400% this year, from around 12,000 TEUs in 2016...

Ceuta port says Gibraltar Strait line passenger traffic declines in Jan-Nov 2016

Ceuta, Spain (Ports Europe) January 9, 2017 – Ceuta port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Ceuta) said that passenger traffic on the Strait of Gibraltar sea...

Santander port starts final phase of Dock 9 construction at Raos terminal

Santander, Spain (Ports Europe) January 16, 2017 – After more than thirteen years of processing, the construction of Dock 9 of Raos ro-ro terminal at...

Alicante port interested in starting feeder line with Algeciras

Alicante, Spain (Ports Europe) January 16, 2017 – Alicante port is interested in starting the feeder line with Algeciras and relaunching a regular connection...

Malaga port has 289 confirmed cruise calls in 2017

Malaga, Spain (Ports Europe) January 16, 2017 – Malaga port has already confirmed 289 cruise calls for the current season. Of these calls, seven correspond...

Huelva port starts procedure to approve space delimitation plan

Huelva, Spain (Ports Europe) January 16, 2017 – Huelva port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Huelva) has already begun the procedures to approve the plan...

Spanish ports service around 8.7 million cruise passengers in 2016

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) January 16, 2017 – Spanish Public Works Minister Inigo de la Serna has announced that Spanish ports closed 2016 with about...

Transcoma completes reconstruction of facilities at Barcelona port’s logistics zone

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) January 13, 2017 – Spanish company Transcoma has completed the reconstruction of its main facilities, located in the...

Barcelona port to present Canal Frio service at Fruit Logistica fair

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) January 13, 2017 – Barcelona port plans to present the Canal Frio service, a railway connection to the Maritime Terminal of...

Mali picks Tenerife port as platform for imports

Tenerife, Spain (Ports Europe) January 13, 2017 – Tenerife port has been chosen by Mali government as a platform for the import of cargo, whose supply needs,...

Tarragona port to complete large project cargo export operation this week

Tarragona, Spain (Ports Europe) January 13, 2017 – Tarragona port will handle this week the sixth and final export operation of large industry parts, as part...

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