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Leixões

The Port of Leixões is one of Portugal‘s major seaports, located 4 km north of the mouth of the Douro River, in Matosinhos municipality, near the city of Porto. The port is the home to the Porto Cruise Terminal and Yilport Leixões.

Port of Leixões starts shipping Peugeot vehicles

Leixões, Portugal (Ports Europe) February 15, 2024 – Last week, the Port of Leixões carried out the first shipment of Peugeot vehicles from Stellantis...

Porto de Leixões has record year for cruises in 2023

Leixões, Portugal (Ports Europe) February 7, 2024 – In 2023, Porto de Leixões received 116 cruise ships carrying 148,889 passengers, making it the...

Port of Leixões to modernize its railway terminal and mobile bridge

Leixões, Portugal (PortSEurope) October 13, 2023 – The port of Leixões is to spend 38 million euros  to modernize its railway terminal and mobile...

Port of Leixões increases use of rail

Leixões, Portugal (Ports Europe) August 29, 2023 – The modernization and expansion of the railway has played a crucial role in the development of...

Port of Leixões doubles cruise activity in first half of 2023

Leixões, Portugal (Ports Europe) August 29, 2023 – In the first half of 2023, the Port of Leixões handled 68,203 cruise ship passengers, an increase of...

Port of Leixões to invest in Onshore Power Supply

Leixões, Portugal (Ports Europe) August 29, 2023 – The Port of Leixões (ADPL) is looking to invest in OPS (Onshore Power Supply) to supply electricity...

Portuguese ports report increased cargo traffic of +13.8% in April

Lisbon, Portugal (PortSEurope) July 26, 2023 – In April 2023, Portugal’s mainland commercial port system handled 7.8 million tonnes of cargo, an...

YILPORT Leixões implements Navis Terminal Operating System

Leixões, Portugal (PortSEurope) March 21, 2023 – YILPORT Leixões has successfully completed the Implementation of the Navis Terminal Operating System....

Port of Leixões handled 14.8 million tons of cargo in 2022, down 2%

Leixões, Portugal (PortSEurope) February 20, 2023 – The Port of Leixões handled 14.8 million tons of cargo in 2022, down 2% from 15.1 million tons in...

Port of Leixões received 112 cruise ship stopovers in 2022

Leixões, Portugal (Ports Europe) January 30, 2023 – In 2022, the Port of Leixões received 112 cruise ship stopovers, surpassing the 101 stopovers...

Leixões Container Terminal implements NAVIS N4

Leixões, Portugal (Ports Europe) January 26, 2023 – Leixões Container Terminal (TCL) has implemented NAVIS N4. the latest version of its operational...

Port of Leixões, first Portuguese port to obtain ISO 28000 Certification

Leixões, Portugal (Ports Europe) January 23, 2023 – The Port of Leixões has become the first Portuguese port to obtain ISO 28000 Certification –...

MEDWAY improves port rail connections in Portugal

Lisbon, Portugal (Ports Europe) January 23, 2023 – The MEDWAY transport company will restart the Setúbal – Entroncamento – Leixões rail link during...

ETE Group invests in Liebherr cranes for Portuguese ports

Lisbon, Portugal (Ports Europe) January 18, 2023 – The ETE Group has invested €14.2 million in the acquisition of four new Liebherr Port Cranes for its...

Yilport holding breaks all-time container handling record in first half of 2022

Yilport Holding had another successful half-year benefitting from recent investments. The company moves towards the target of being one of the top global...

Consul of Australia visits the Port of Leixões

Leixões, Portugal (PortSEurope) April 8, 2022 – The Consul of Australia, Jessica Louise Healey, has visited the Port of Leixões. The diplomatic...

Leixões Cruise Terminal forecasts 143 cruise ship visits by the end of 2022

Leixões, Portugal (Ports Europe) January 10, 2022 – The Leixões Cruise Terminal received, January 2, the visit of the ship AIDAsol, which is the first...

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