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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.

Portugal: Seaports cargo report – March & Q1 2024

Lisbon, Portugal (Ports Europe) May 30, 2024 – Cargo movement in the mainland’s commercial port system recorded +6.2% in the first quarter of 2024,...

Leixões port authority starts new rail connection – Alfarelos

Leixões, Portugal (Ports Europe) May 30, 2024 – The Leixões port authority has started a new rail connection for port cargo –...

Portugal: Seaports cargo report – January 2024

Lisbon, Portugal (Ports Europe) April 11, 2024 – Portugal’s seaports got off to a positive start in 2024, handling 7.4 million tonnes of cargo in...

Portugal: Seaports cargo report – December & full year 2023

Lisbon, Portugal (Ports Europe) March 14, 2024 – The mainland seaports handled 7 million tonnes of cargo in December 2023, representing growth of +9.7%...

Port of Leixões issues tender for new inspection centre

Leixões, Portugal (Ports Europe) March 8, 2024 – The Port of Leixões has issued an 8.1 million euro public tender for building a new inspection centre...

Porto Cruise Terminal reports record year in 2023

Leixões, Portugal (Ports Europe) February 16, 2024 – Porto Cruise Terminal has reported a record year in 2023 with 116 cruise calls carrying 148,889...

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...

Ports have a role to play in renewable energy in Portugal

Lisbon, Portugal (PortSEurope) July 13, 2023 – A working group for the planning and operation of power generation centres based on renewable energy...

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...

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