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Bilbao

Bilbao is a port in the Basque country of Northeast Spain. The port is an important transport and logistics centre in the European Atlantic Arc. It operates cargo, container, cruise and ferry facilities. It is managed by Autoridad Portuaria de Bilbao (APB – Port Authority of Bilbao). It is also one of the ports administered by state agency Puertos del Estado.

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...

Port of Bilbao as a hub for WEC Lines

Bilbao, Spain (Ports Europe) February 25, 2024 – WEC Lines (W.E.C. Lines) and the Port of Bilbao have celebrated their shortsea shipping services. Bilbao...

Coastlink conference: Short sea shipping and the sustainable logistics network

Amsterdam, Netherlands (Ports Europe) February 16, 2024 – Coastlink 2024 conference in Amsterdam on April 24 and 25 will cover the latest trends and...

Port of Bilbao plans to invest €77.8 million in 2024

Bilbao, Spain (Ports Europe) February 13, 2024 – Last year, the Port of Bilbao invested €18.7 million in infrastructure, and this year the sum is...

Update: Three ports in West European corridor for green hydrogen

Amsterdam, Netherlands (Ports Europe) February 12, 2024 – The Port of Amsterdam, Duisport (Duisburg) and the Port of Bilbao have strengthened their...

Port of Bilbao reports positive results for 2023

Bilbao, Spain (Ports Europe) February 12, 2024 – In 2023, the Port of Bilbao handled 32.8 million tonnes of cargo, up +0.11% on 2022 figures. The trade...

Finnlines develops its Biscay Line

Helsinki, Finland (Ports Europe) January 8, 2024 – Finnlines has announced plans to develop its Biscay Line, which transports rolling goods and connects...

Finnlines to connect the ports of Bilbao, Vigo and Zeebrugge

Zeebrugge, Belgium (Ports Europe) December 18, 2023 – Commencing January 2024, Finnlines will consolidate its Biscay services with a twice-weekly service...

The Tecuni company to start dock electrification at Bilbao port

Bilbao, Spain (Ports Europe) December 13, 2023 – Tecuni S.A.U. has been awarded the contract for the first phase of dock electrification at the Port of...

STS transfer of Russian LNG in European ports

Zeebrugge, Belgium (Ports Europe) December 8, 2023 – Belgium’s North Sea Zeebrugge LNG terminal is the main European facility used by Russia to reexport...

Port of Bilbao inaugurates six new eco-efficient hybrid RTG cranes

Bilbao, Spain (Ports Europe) November 29, 2023 – The port of Bilbao has inaugurated six new eco-efficient hybrid RTG cranes acquired by CSP Iberian...

Port of Bilbao reports record cruise season

Bilbao, Spain (Ports Europe) November 16, 2023 – The Port of Bilbao reports a record cruise season for 2024 with record numbers in terms of stopovers and...

Bilbao, Amsterdam, Duisport plan renewable hydrogen corridor

Bilbao, Spain (Ports Europe) November 16, 2023 – The ports of Bilbao, Amsterdam and duisport are looking at a possible renewable hydrogen corridor...

Port of Bilbao signs agreement with Uruguay

Bilbao, Spain (PortSEurope) October 23, 2023 – The Port Authority of Bilbao has signed an agreement with Administración Nacional de Puertos (ANP –...

Port of Bilbao receives three bids for cold ironing tender

Bilbao, Spain (PortSEurope) October 19, 2023 – The Port of Bilbao has received three bids for a tender to install four electrical connection points at...

Japan’s Nagoya port sends delegation to Port of Bilbao

Bilbao, Spain (Ports Europe) September 7, 2023 – A delegation from the Japanese port of Nagoya has visited the port of Bilbao to strengthen commercial...

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...

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