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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.

Spanish Council of Ministers approves stowage sector reform

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) February 23, 2017 – Spanish Council of Ministers has approved the Royal Decree Law reforming the stowage sector. The...

Coordinadora again asks government to postpone stevedoring sector reform

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) February 23, 2017 – Spanish dockworkers trade union Coordinadora has called on the government to include a clause...

Spanish government to approve stevedoring reform despite trade unions

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) February 23, 2017 – Spanish government plans to approve the royal decree introducing reforms in the rules for stevedoring...

COSCO to improve services at Algeciras port

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) February 23, 2017 – COSCO Shipping Lines, the company that resulted from the merger of COSCO Container Lines and China...

Unions press Spanish government to negotiate stowage system with workers – IDC

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) February 13, 2017 – A press release from the International Dockworkers Council (IDC). International protest rises...

Global dockworkers trade union expresses support to longshoremen in Spain

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) February 21, 2017 – Global trade union International Dockworkers Council (IDC) has expressed its support to Spanish...

Spanish trade unions call strikes at ports as of Mar 6

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) February 21, 2017 – Spanish dockworker trade unions announced a strike on March 6 against government plans to adopt a law...

2M alliance announces service changes affecting Spanish ports

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) February 14, 2017 – Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), forming the 2M alliance, have announced the...

CMA CGM upgrades northern Europe and eastern Mediterranean Sea service

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) February 2017 – CMA CGM, a leading worldwide shipping group, is pleased to announce the new upgraded service offer NC...

Andalusia ports handle half of total fruits, vegetables in Spanish harbours in 2016

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) February 13, 2017 – The ports of general interest in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia account for half the total...

Spanish ports handle 8.5 million tonnes of fruits, vegetables in 2016

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) February 8, 2017 – Spanish ports handled a total of 8.5 million tonnes of fruits and vegetables in Spain, according to...

Algeciras port breaks cargo traffic record in 2016

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) February 1, 2017 – Algeciras port broke in 2016 the record of 100 million tonnes of cargo handled. The harbour serviced...

Huelva port hosts conference on GIS usage

Huelva, Spain (Ports Europe) January 19, 2017 – Huelva port is hosting a conference on the use of geographical information systems (GIS) in public...

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...

Seago Line announces new calls at Algeciras port

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) January 13, 2017 – Spanish company Seago Line has announced the update of its Levant Sea and North Sea service through the...

Andalusian public ports to receive €196.5 million investments in 2017

Seville, Spain (Ports Europe) January 9, 2017 – Andalusian public ports will receive investments worth €196.5 million ($207.8 million) in 2017, including...

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