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Melilla

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: 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...

Spain: Total cargo handled by port authority – June 2021

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) September 1, 2021 – Puertos del Estado has reported total cargo traffic of Spanish state-owned ports in July 2021 of 45.99...

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...

Spanish ports see cargo traffic up 3.18% in May 2021

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) July 1, 2021 – In May 2021, Spain’s state-owned ports (Puertos del Estado) handled cargo traffic of 45.34 million...

Spain: Total cargo handled by port authority – May 2021

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) June 22, 2021 – Puertos del Estado has reported total cargo traffic of Spanish state-owned ports in May 2021 of 45.34...

Morocco excludes Spanish ports from annual Operation Paso Del Estrecho

Rabat, Morocco (Ports Europe) June 9, 2021 – Last week, the Moroccan government announced that Spanish ports would not be included the annual Operation...

Spain: Total cargo handled by port authority – April 2021

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) May 26, 2021 – Puertos del Estado has reported total cargo traffic of Spanish state-owned ports in April 2021 of 45.45...

Spain: Total seaport cargo traffic by port authority – Q1 2921

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) April 27, 2021 – The 46 state-managed ports of general interest handled 46,378,257 tons during March, growth of 4.6%...

Balearia and Port of Motril start working with LNG

Motril, Spain (Ports Europe) April 14, 2021 – The Port of Motril continues to work to reduce the carbon footprint of its industrial activity, as...

Spain: Total cargo handled by port authority – February 2021

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) April 7, 2021 – Puertos del Estado has reported total cargo traffic of Spanish state-owned ports in February 2021 of 40.43...

Baleària will expand the connections in Melilla

Baleària reinforces its commitment to Melilla by expanding connections and operating with one of the most modern and sustainable vessels in its fleet. As of...

Spain: Total cargo handled by port authority – January 2021

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) February 26, 2021 – Puertos del Estado has reported total cargo traffic of Spanish state-owned ports in January 2021 of...

Baleària presents plans to Port Authority of Almería

Almeria, Spain (Ports Europe) February 22, 2021 – The general director of Baleària Operations, César Rodríguez, has met with the president of...

Spanish ports see total cargo traffic down 8.6% in 2020

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) January 27, 2021 – The Spanish port system ended the 2020 financial year with 515,682,392 cargo tons moved, a decrease of...

Puertos del Estado reports October fall in ports’ cargo traffic

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) November 25, 2020 – The 46 ports of general interest of the State, coordinated by Puertos del Estado (PdE), moved 45.9...

Puertos del Estado reports June 2020 cargo figures by port authority

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) July 30, 2020 – Puertos del Estado, the state-run ports system, reports June 2020 cargo traffic (tonnes) statistics by port...

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