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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.

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 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...

Dragados Offshore establish a concession in Port of Algeciras

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) May 24, 2024 – Dragados Offshore has received authorisation to set establish a concession in Campamento in the Port of...

Spain: Total cargo traffic by port – January-April 2024

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) May 23, 2024 – Spain’s state ports handled 185,045,014 tons of cargo in January-April 2024, growth of +2.2% compared...

Eleven European ports awarded the EcoPorts’ PERS standard

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) April 27, 2024 – Eleven European ports have been awarded the EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS). They...

25 tons of hashish seized in the port of Algeciras

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) April 26, 2024 – The Civil Guard, in collaboration with the Customs Surveillance Service of the Tax Agency, has seized...

Spain: Total TEU traffic by port – March & Q1 24

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) April 24, 2024 – Puertos del Estado has published container numbers for Spanish ports in January-March 2024. Spain’s ports...

Commodity traders investing in Spanish port terminals

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) April 24, 2024 – Global commodity and trading companies have been investing in port terminals in Spain. Many traders are...

Spain: Total cargo traffic by port – March & Q1 24

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) April 24, 2024 – Spain’s ports of general interest moved 47.2 mt million tons of cargo in March 2024, slightly down on...

FT: Western Mediterranean container ports congested by Red Sea crisis

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) April 23, 2024 – Container ports around the Western Mediterranean are nearing full capacity, raising the risk of higher...

Port of Algeciras handled 26.6 mt of cargo in Q1 24, up +3.33%

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) April 22, 2024 – In the first quarter of 2024, the Port of Algeciras handled 26.6 million tonnes (mt) of cargo, up +3.33%...

How green methanol fits into the maritime sector?

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) April 20, 2024 – Yesterday, Ports Europe reported that Spanish energy company Cepsa has signed an agreement with Evos,...

Cepsa sends green methanol to Evos in Algeciras & Rotterdam

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) April 19, 2024 – Spanish energy company Cepsa has signed an agreement with Evos, a leading liquid energy and chemical...

Stena Line enters Mediterranean market

Gothenburg, Sweden (Ports Europe) April 9, 2024 – With the purchase of a 49% stake in Africa Morocco Link (AML), Stena Line enters the Mediterranean...

Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd’s Gemini Cooperation to rely on 15 main ports

London, United Kingdom (Ports Europe) March 30, 2024 – Fifteen ports will play a key role in A.P. Moller-Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd’s Gemini...

Spain: Total TEU traffic by port – February 2024

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) March 26, 2024 – Puertos del Estado has published container numbers for Spanish ports in January-February 2024. In the first...

Port of Algeciras reports increased cargo in Jan-Feb 2024

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) March 20, 2024 – The Port of Algeciras has reported cargo traffic of 17.9 million tonnes in the first two months of the...

Algeciras port issues tender to develop Tarifa-Tangier maritime link

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) March 1, 2024 – The Bay of Algeciras Port Authority (APBA) has issued a public tender to develop the Tarifa-Tangier City...

Spain: Total cargo traffic by port – January 2024

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) February 26, 2024 – Spanish ports of general interest handed 45.6 million tons of cargo in January, up +3.4% more than in...

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