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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’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 TEU handled by port – Jan-May 2023

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) June 27, 2023 – In January-May 2023, Spanish state ports handled 6.69 million containers (TEU), down -8.3% on the same period...

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...

Maersk, Renfe, Cepsa to use biofuels on Algeciras-Madrid rail line

Algeciras, Spain (PortSEurope) June 8, 2023 – Maersk, Renfe and Cepsa will test second-generation biofuels in the railway sector with the aim of...

Top container ports in the EU in 2022

Rotterdam, The Netherlands (Ports Europe) June 5, 2023 – Most EU ports handled less containers in 2022, compared to 2021. The Q1 2023 TEU results of the top...

World Bank publishes “The Container Port Performance Index 2022

Vienna, Austria (Ports Europe) May 29, 2023 – The World Bank has published “The Container Port Performance Index 2022: A Comparable Assessment of...

Spain: TEUs handled by port, April 2023

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) May 23, 2023 – In April 2023, Spanish state ports handled 709,466 containers (TEU), a decrease of -14.3% compared to the...

Spain: Ranking – ports by total cargo, March & Q1 2023

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) April 26, 2023 – In March 2023, Spain’s state ports handled 47.61 million tons of cargo, up +3.6% on the same month of...

Algeciras Bay Port Authority joins Andalusian Green Hydrogen Alliance

Algeciras, Spain (PortSEurope) March 30, 2023 – The Algeciras Bay Port Authority (APBA) has joined the Andalusian Green Hydrogen Alliance, which in the...

Port of Algeciras takes steps towards dock electrification

Algeciras, Spain (PortSEurope) March 30, 2023 – The Port Authority of the Bay of Algeciras is taking two initiatives to develop dock side electrification...

APM Terminals Algeciras sets productivity record

Algeciras, Spain (PortSEurope) February 28, 2023 – APM Terminals Algeciras set a productivity record on February 22, 2023. The facility concluded...

Spanish seaports – January 2022 – ranked by total TEU handled

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) February 28, 2023 – In January 2023, state-owned Spanish seaports handled 1.26 million containers (TEU), down -13.2% from...

Dragados starts repair work at Port of Algeciras

Algeciras, Spain (PortSEurope) February 27, 2023 – Dragados has started repair work at the Port of Algeciras of three pontoons of the maritime station...

Spanish ports attend Fruit Logistica Berlin

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) February 9, 2023 – State-owned Spanish ports of general interest are present at the Fruit Logistica Fair, under the...

Port of Algeciras to reinforce counterdock of the Port of Tarifa

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) February 9, 2023 – The Algeciras Bay Port Authority (APBA) will reinforce the external slope of the counterdock of the...

Spanish state-owned ports – TEU handled – 2021/2022

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) February 2, 2023 – Puertos del Estado has published the final figures for containers TEU handling in 2022 by Spanish...

Cepsa, EDP to develop the production of green hydrogen in Algeciras Bay

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) January 31, 2023 – Cepsa and EDP have signed a contract to develop the production of green hydrogen on a large scale in...

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