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Marin seaport is located in Northwest Spain. The Port of Marín has outstanding connections, meaning goods can be transported quickly and safely to any part of the Iberian Peninsula or Europe via the AP-9 motorway and A-52 dual carriageway. It is one of Spain’s leading ports in terms of intermodal boat-rail transport and is directly connected to the national rail network. Its internal rail network spans more than 7000 metres and has 7 main lines with sidings for different goods. It also boasts the Iberian Peninsula’s first all weather terminal. The port is managed by Autoridad Portuaria de Marín y Ría de Pontevedra (APMRP – Port Authority of Marin). State ports are managed by Puertos del Estado which executes port policy of the government; made up of 28 port authorities that manage the 46 ports.

Galicia extends maximum port concession term to 50 years

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) August 16, 2017 – The validity of the concessions of ports in Galicia region is expected to rise to 50 from 30 years under the law...

Spain: Puertos del Estado – June 2017 cargo traffic by port authority

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) July 5, 2017 – Puertos del Estado, the state-run ports system, reports June 2017 cargo traffic (tonnes) statistics by port...

Hapag-Lloyd to carry out call of luxury cruise ship at Marín port

Marín, Spain (Ports Europe) August 7, 2017 – The decision of Hapag-Lloyd to make a call of a luxury cruise in Marín port “is without a doubt great...

Pontevedra businessmen hail Hapag-Lloyd’s cruise call at Marín port

Marín, Spain (Ports Europe) August 7, 2017 – The first call of a cruise ship in the port of Marín is “a positive news for the area, but what is...

Marín port cargo traffic exceeds 1 million tonnes in H1 2017

Marín, Spain (Ports Europe) August 2, 2017 – The provisional balance of cargo traffic in Marín port during the first six months of the year shows a...

Marín port receives Angolan government delegation

Marín, Spain (PortSEurope) July 7, 2017 – The president of Marín port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Marín), José Benito Suárez Costa, has...

Marín to extend Border Inspection Post

Marín, Spain (PortSEurope) July 6, 2017 – Marín port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Marín) plans to extend its Border Inspection Post (BIP) to...

Spain: Puertos del Estado – May 2017 cargo traffic by port authority

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) July 5, 2017 – Puertos del Estado, the state-run ports system, reports May 2017 cargo traffic (tonnes) statistics by port...

Marín port extends tugboat fleet

Marín, Spain (PortSEurope) July 3, 2017 – Marín port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Marín) has given the green light to the usage of the “A....

Spain: Puertos del Estado – April 2017 cargo traffic by port authority

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) June 8, 2017 – Puertos del Estado, the state-run ports system, reports April 2017 cargo traffic (tonnes) statistics by port...

Spain’s Nodosa Shipyard delivers two MARPOL vessels to Barcelona port

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) May 29, 2017 – Spanish company Nodosa Shipyard, based in Marín, has delivered two marine pollution (MARPOL) vessels...

Spain: Puertos del Estado – March 2017 cargo traffic by port authority

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) May 18, 2017 – Puertos del Estado, the state-run ports system, reports March 2017 cargo traffic (tonnes) statistics by port...

Vigo port containerised cargo traffic declines in Q1 2017

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) May 15, 2017 – Almost a year after Danish shipping giant Maersk decided to relocate its container hub in Spain to Marin port from...

Marín port chairman meets Costa Rica president

Marín, Spain (PortSEurope) May 11, 2017 – On May 9, Jose Benito Suárez Costa, president of the Port Authority of Marín (Autoridad Portuaria de Marín y...

A Coruna port receives award for support to entrepreneurship

A Coruna, Spain (PortSEurope) May 9, 2017 – The Professional Association of Self-Employed, Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurs of Galicia, Ascega, last week...

Italian ambassador visits Marin port

Marin, Spain (PortSEurope) May 9, 2017 – Italian ambassador to Spain, Stefano Sannino, visited Marin port on May 8 together with the Honorary Consul of...

Termarin consolidates its leadership in temperature-controlled containers

Marin, Spain (Ports Europe) April 21, 2017 – Today, Marin port is the first call on the European continent of the transoceanic lines that come from South...

Puertos del Estado – February 2017 cargo traffic by port

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) April 18, 2017 – Puertos del Estado, the state-run ports system, reports February 2017 cargo traffic (tonnes) statistics by...

Marin port removes 40,000 kg of marine waste since 2014

Marin, Spain (Ports Europe) April 17, 2017 – Marin port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Marín), along with its fishing fleet, has removed more than 40,000...

Marin port exports wind turbine components to USA

Marin, Spain (Ports Europe) April 11, 2017 – The ports of Beaumont in Texas and Burns Harbor in the state of Indiana are the recipients of the cargo of four...

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