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Ports of Madeira ended 2021 with a total of 125 stopovers and a movement of 117,289 passengers

The Ports of Madeira (Funchal and Porto Santo) ended 2021 with a total of 125 stopovers and a movement of 117,289 passengers, figures achieved practically in...

Madeira government to inject €16.6 million into port operator

Funchal, Portugal (PortSEurope) May 21, 2019 – The Madeira government plans to inject €16.6 million ($18.5 million) into port operator APRAM –...

Madeira regional government plans to invest €989,000 in Porto Santo

Funchal, Madeira, Portugal (PortSEurope) April 29, 2019 – The Madeira regional government plans to invest €989,000 ($1.1 million) in the rehabilitation of...

Ports of Madeira: cruise results for 2018

Funchal, Portugal (PortSEurope) April 29, 2019 – The number of stopovers of the cruise ships in the Madeira ports of Funchal and Porto Santo in 2018 was...

Madeira port see slight increase in 2018 cargo traffic

Funchal, Madeira, Portugal (PortSEurope) March 6, 2019 – Total traffic handled by the ports of Madeira in 2018 was 1.42 million tonnes, up 1% on the...

Madeira government to reform islands’ port system

Funchal, Portugal (PortSEurope) January 31, 2019 – The Madeira regional government plans to review the port operation of the entire system of the islands,...

Madeira plans to invest €17 million in ports in 2019

Funchal, Madeira, Portugal (PortSEurope) January 2, 2019 – The Madeira Regional Government, through program contracts with APRAM (Administração dos...

Regions stress importance of cohesion and cross-border maritime cooperation at 46th CPMR General Assembly

The future of Europe, the EU Budget and post-2020 EU policies impacting on regions were among the key issues discussed at the CPMR General...

Funchal port issues dredging tender

Funchal, Madeira, Portugal (PortSEurope) November 15, 2018 – The public tender for the dredging of the port of Funchal, between quay 6 and quay 8, was...

Funchal port handles only one cruise ship in June

Funchal, Madeira, Portugal (PortSEurope) July 30, 2018 – Funchal port recorded the worst performance in June, since 2012, regarding cruise ship traffic,...

Madeira government calls for government support for Portimão link 

Funchal, Madeira, Portugal (PortSEurope) July 2, 2018 – The president of the Madeira regional government, Miguel Albuquerque, has called on the central...

Portuguese minister praises Madeira role in economy

Funchal, Madeira, Portugal (PortSEurope) May 24, 2018 – The Minister of the Sea, Ana Paula Vitorino, has attended Madeira Business Day, and recognised...

Funchal port sees increased cruise traffic in April 2018

Funchal, Madeira, Portugal (PortSEurope) May 14, 2018 – In April 2018, the port of Funchal registered an increase in cruise traffic compared to the same...

Fred Olsen cruise ships to visit Funchal, Madeira

Funchal, Madeira, Portugal (PortSEurope) April 3, 2018 – Administração dos Portos da Região Autónoma da Madeira, S. A. (APRAM – Port of...

Port of Funchal sees good start to cruise season

Funchal, Portugal (PortSEurope) February 14, 2018 – The Port of Funchal has made a good start to the 2018 cruise season. the number of stopovers was 32,...

Galp carries out first LNG ship refuelling in an Atlantic island

Funchal, Madeira, Portugal (PortSEurope) December 22, 2017 – Galp Energia has completed, at the port of Funchal, Madeira, the first ever liquefied...

Portugal’s Funchal port to handle 20 cruise calls in September

Funchal, Portugal (PortSEurope) September 2, 2017 – The port of Funchal will handle a total of 20 calls of cruise ships in September, while in Porto...