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The Port of Setúbal is a port on the Atlantic Coast of Portugal, located 45 km south of Lisbon and a bar open 24 hours a day, integrating one of the most important industrial and logistics areas in the country. It has several port terminals specialized in all types of cargo, and shipyards. the port is managed by APSS.

Port of Setúbal issues railway tender

Lisbon, Portugal (Ports Europe) April 19, 2024 – The Port of Setúbal has issued a railway tender for the electrification of “last mile”...

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%...

Setúbal, Lisbon sign agreement with Port of Santos, Brazil

Lisbon, Portugal (Ports Europe) March 8, 2024 – The Portuguese ports of Setúbal and Lisbon have signed an agreement with the Brazilian port of Santos....

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...

Port of Setubal and Angola’s IPM sign agreement

Setúbal, Portugal (Ports Europe) May 30, 2023 – APSS – Administration of the Ports of Setúbal and Sesimbra, SA, through the Academia Portuária de...

Ports of Lisbon and Setúbal visit the Port of Huelva

Huelva, Spain (Ports Europe) April 21, 2023 – The Administration of the Ports of Lisbon and Setúbal have visited the Port of Huelva to learn about the...

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...

Port of Setúbal set for €114 million investment

Setúbal, Portugal (Ports Europe) January 17, 2023 – The Port of Setúbal is set for €114 million in investment projects. The port authority says it...

YILPORT plans modernisation of Port of Setúbal terminal

Setúbal, Portugal (PortSEurope) December 13, 2022 – YILPORT, the international port operator of Zone 2 of the Multipurpose Terminal, says it has...

Port of Setúbal imports VW ID. Buzz electric cars

Setúbal, Portugal (PortSEurope) November 10, 2022 – Last month, the Port of Setúbal received the first shipment of the electric “Pão de...

Kalmar and Yilport sign new order for mobile equipment solutions

Istanbul, Turkey (PortSEurope) August 5, 2022 – Kalmar and Yilport sign new order for 27 units of mobile lifting equipment for Yilport terminals. The...

Port city of Setúbal to house new Aurora lithium conversion plant

Setúbal, Portugal (PortSEurope) May 8, 2022 – The port city of Setúbal has been selected as the location for a new Aurora lithium conversion plant to...

Boluda Lines reinforces its presence in the Port of Setúbal

Setúbal, Portugal (Ports Europe) September 17, 2021 – Boluda Lines plans to expand its services in the Port of Setúbal as early as 2022. Boluda...

Cargo movements in mainland Portuguese ports grew by 44.9% in June 2021

Lisbon, Portugal (Ports Europe) September 14, 2021 – The volume of cargo handled at national ports in the month of June 2021, compared to the same month...

Port of Setúbal: Eco-Oil produces 100% recycled fuel for industry and shipping.

Eco-Oil, in its dedicated terminal in the Port of Setúbal, treats contaminated water from ships destined for Lisnave shipyard, since 2001. The company now...

Portuguese ports see sharp rise in May cargo traffic

Lisbon, Portugal (Ports Europe) July 29, 2021 – Total cargo handled mainland Portuguese ports in totaled 7.6 million tons in May, an increase of 36.4%...

Port of Setúbal welcomes “Mediterranean Pendulum Service (MPS) operated by MacAndrews

Setúbal, Portugal (Ports Europe) May 10, 2021 – The Port of Setúbal has started to receive the regular container line “Mediterranean Pendulum...

Portuguese ports move over 75 million tons by November 2020

Lisbon, Portugal (PortSEurope) January 21, 2021 – Between January and November 2020, ports on mainland Portugal handled a total of 75.09 million tonnes,...

Mainland Portuguese ports handled over 60 million tonnes in Jan-Sept 2020

Mainland ports recorded an increase of + 1.7% in September, compared to the same period of 2019. This growth was driven by most of the ports, especially Sines,...

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