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Melilla is a Spanish enclave in North Africa East of Ceuta. The Port of Melilla occupies a privileged location to the east of
the Strait of Gibraltar, which 10% of all global maritime traffic
passes through. Its ambitious project to extend the outer area of the port includes creating a container terminal with the capacity to handle two million TEU annually. Its focus on development and innovation have led the port to invest heavily in this area, the result being a modern and flexible infrastructure which provides high-quality services. The port is managed by Autoridad Portuaria de Melilla (APM – Port Authority of Melilla). 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.

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...

Spain: Total TEU handled by port – Jan-May 2023

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) June 27, 2023 – In January-May 2023, Spanish state ports handled 6.69 million containers (TEU), down -8.3% on the same period...

Spain: Total cargo handled by port – Jan-May 2023

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) June 27, 2023 – In January-May 2023, Spanish state ports handled 228.3 million tons of cargo, a decrease of -3.6% compared to...

Ecoports is stronger than ever at the ESPO conference in Bremen

05 Jun 2023 ESPO congratulates Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque (France), Volos Port Authority (Greece), Port of Den Helder (the Netherlands), Autoridad...

Nine European ports certified through the EcoPorts

Bremen, Germany (Ports Europe) June 1, 2023 – Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque (France), Volos Port Authority (Greece), Port of Den Helder (the...

Spain: Ranking – ports by total cargo, March & Q1 2023

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) April 26, 2023 – In March 2023, Spain’s state ports handled 47.61 million tons of cargo, up +3.6% on the same month of...

Ranking: Top five Spanish container ports January-October 2022

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) November 28, 2022 – Puertos del Estado has published a list of the top Spanish ports by containers (TEU) handled in the...

In Q3 2022, cargo of Spanish ports was 425.3 mln tons, up 5%

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) October 26, 2022 – In Q3 2022, total cargo traffic of Spanish state ports was 425.3 million tons, an increase of...

Spanish state ports handled 380.1 million tons of cargo in Jan-Aug 2022

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) September 27, 2022 – Spanish state ports handled 380.1 million tons of cargo in January-August 2022, up +5.55% on the same...

Spain: State ports cargo traffic Q1 2022 by port authority

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) April 26, 2022 – In the first three months of 2022, Spain’s state-owned ports handled 136.7 million tons of...

Expected return of passenger traffic between Spain and Morocco has a date

Algeciras, Spain (PortSEurope) April 12, 2022 – Today the maritime ferry routes between the ports of Algeciras and Tangier-Med and between Tarifa and the...

Spain: State ports handle 46.6 million tons of cargo in January 2022, +9.8%

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) February 24, 2022 – In the first month of 2022, Spain’s state-owned ports handle a total of 46.67 million tons (mt) of...

Spain: Total cargo handled by port authority – November 2021

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) December 23, 2021 – In the month of November 2021, Spain’s state-owned ports handled 45.75 million tons of cargo, compared...

Spain: Total cargo handled by port authority – October 2021

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) November 26, 2021 – In the month of October 2021, Spain’s state-owned ports handled 47.26 million tons of cargo, compared...

Spain: Total cargo handled by port authority – September 2021

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) October 25, 2021 – In the month of September Spanish state ports handled 45.03 million tons of cargo, up +3.9% on September...

Spain: Total cargo handled by port authority – August 2021

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) September 27, 2021 – In the month of August Spanish state ports handled 48.53 million tons of cargo, up +0.7% on August...

Malaga-Melilla ferry traffic resumes

In the middle of the summer, the Malaga-Melilla connection increased by 42.7% between June and July compared to the same period of the previous year, with a...

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