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Algeciras

The Port of Algeciras is the port and harbour of Algeciras, a city located in the province of Cádiz in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. It is a commercial, fishing and passenger port. The ports of Bahía de Algeciras and Tarifa ports are managed by Autoridad Portuaria de la Bahía de Algeciras (APBA – Port Authority of Algeciras). Primarily a transshipment port, its position near the Strait of Gibraltar and key East-West shipping routes establishes it as one of the busiest transshipment hubs in the world. It competes with Tanger-Med for the local transshipment market. 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.

Spain: Total TEU traffic by port – January 2024

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) February 26, 2024 – With containers (TEUs), 2024 began with an increase of +5.8% reaching 1.34 million tons, almost...

Farmers block Port of Algeciras

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) February 22, 2024 – A number of agricultural organisations have organised a protest in Algeciras, Southern Spain. The...

Toyota Gibraltar Stockholdings to develop APM Terminals deal

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) February 13, 2024 – Toyota Gibraltar Stockholdings (TGS) Ltd has extended its business arrangement with APM Terminals to...

Eight tons of cocaine found in Port of Algeciras

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) February 12, 2024 – Officials from the Customs Surveillance Service of the Tax Agency have seized eight tons of cocaine...

Harim not to acquire Korea’s top container shipper HMM

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) February 7, 2024 – HMM’s creditors have decided against selling Korea’s largest container shipping company,...

Eurostat: Top 10 cargo ports in the EU

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) January 29, 2024 – The Eurostat organisation has published a report – Key figures on European transport – 2023. It...

Algeciras joins the new European Ports Alliance

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) January 25, 2024 – The Spanish port of Algeciras has joins the new European Ports Alliance Public Private Partnership in...

Peninsula starts LNG bunkering services at Port of Algeciras

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) January 5, 2024 – Marine fuel supplier Peninsula has started liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering services at Port of...

57 kg of cocaine found hidden in pineapples in Algeciras port

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) December 14, 2023 – The authorities in the port of Algeciras have seized 57 kilograms of cocaine that was hidden among...

European Commission factsheet highlights drug trafficking issues

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) October 19, 2023 – This week, the European Commission (EC) published its Communication on the EU Roadmap to Fight Drug...

Cepsa, Mureloil present hybrid supply ship in Port of Algeciras

Algeciras, Spain (PortSEurope) October 18, 2023 – Cepsa, a supplier of marine fuels in Spain, has held together with the Spanish shipowner Mureloil a...

DFDS acquires FRS Iberia

Copenhagen, Denmark (Ports Europe) September 18, 2023 – International shipper DFDS has acquired FRS Iberia from its parent company FRS, a Flensburg-based...

Spain’s largest cocaine seizure in the port of Algeciras – 9.5 tonnes

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) August 25, 2023 – 9,436 kilograms of cocaine, the largest haul ever seized in Spain, were found in a refrigerated container...

Spanish ports – TEU handled Jan-Jun 2023 – ranking

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) July 28, 2023 – Puertos del Estado has published figures for container (TEU) by state-owned ports in the first six months of...

Green shipping corridors in and out of Spain

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) June 28, 2023 – The Global Maritime Forum, assisted by the British Embassy in Madrid, has published “Green shipping...

EU invests €6.2 billion in sustainable, safe and efficient transport infrastructure

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) June 28, 2023 – The European Commission has selected 107 transport infrastructure projects to receive...

Spain: Total cargo handled by port – Jan-May 2023

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) June 27, 2023 – In January-May 2023, Spanish state ports handled 228.3 million tons of cargo, a decrease of -3.6% compared to...

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