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Alicante

Alicante is a Spanish seaport on the country’s Mediterranean coastline. It covers the area around Alicante, Elche and Albacete. The
hinterland of the Port of Alicante continues through to Madrid and
includes the industrial areas along the Vinalopó river. The province’s transport infrastructure means increased commercial capacity with the port also boasting a modern extension with a quayside express container train and rail terminal. The port also has two container terminals which are able to handle 10 million tonnes of cargo and a dock designed for cruise liners measuring up to 350 metres in length. It comes under the authority of state agency Puertos del Estado. It is managed locally by Autoridad Portuaria de Alicante.

Spain: Total cargo traffic by port – February 2024

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) March 26, 2024 – Ports of general interest moved 88.70 million tons of cargo in the first two months of the year, +2.4% more...

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...

Alicante Port starts new maritime Ro-Ro service Alexandria, Egypt

Alicante, Spain (Ports Europe) February 19, 2024 – The Port Authority of Alicante Port has announced a new maritime Ro-Ro service with the port of...

Voice commands in Alicante container terminal automation

Alicante, Spain (Ports Europe) December 18, 2023 – In a significant milestone for port logistics, the integration of the terminal operating system (TOS)...

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...

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...

Global Ports Holding Reveals Latest Updates on its West Med Cruise Ports

Global Ports Holding, the world’s largest cruise port operator, announced the latest updates on its ongoing projects in the West Mediterranean region...

Global Ports Holding signs concession agreement for Alicante Cruise Port

Alicante, Spain (PortSEurope) March 9, 2023 – Global Ports Holding PLC (GPH) said today that its joint venture with Servicios Portuarios...

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...

State-owned Spanish ports – cargo handled in 2022 – by port

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) January 30, 2023 – State-owned Spanish ports saw cargo traffic up +3.5% in 2022 to 563,373,981 tons, compared to 544,419,737...

Port of Alicante increases capacity with two new cranes

Alicante, Spain (PortSEurope) December 22, 2022 – The Port of Alicante will increase its capacity with installation of two new cranes just delivered to...

Global Ports Holding is preferred bidder for Alicante Cruise Port concession

Alicante, Spain (PortSEurope) December 19, 2022 – Global Ports Holding Plc (GPH) has been announced as preferred bidder to operate a 15-year cruise port...

Ranking: Top five Spanish container ports January-October 2022

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) November 28, 2022 – Puertos del Estado has published a list of the top Spanish ports by containers (TEU) handled in the...

Spanish ports cargo traffic up 4.56% in Jan-Oct 2022 (statistics)

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) November 28, 2022 – State-owned ports handled 472.82 million tons in January-October 2022, with traffic up +4.56% compared to...

In Q3 2022, cargo of Spanish ports was 425.3 mln tons, up 5%

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) October 26, 2022 – In Q3 2022, total cargo traffic of Spanish state ports was 425.3 million tons, an increase of...

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