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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.

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...

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...

Dragados to build dock for civil guard in Algeciras port

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) January 15, 2024 – The company Dragados will soon begin building a dock for the “Guardia Civil del Mar” 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...

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