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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.

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,...

Leixões and Setúbal set new TEU records in January-September 2020

Lisbon, Portugal (PortSEurope) November 19, 2020 – In January-September 2020, Setúbal and Leixões ports registered containerised cargo increases of...

Autoeuropa looks to reopen Portuguese Palmela plant on April 20

Setúbal, Portugal (Ports Europe) April 9, 2020 – German auto manufacturer has announced it plans to open its Autoeuropa plant in Palmela, Setúbal, on...

Portugal’s APSS waives ports fees

Setúbal, Portugal (Ports Europe) April 2, 2020 – In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Administração dos Portos de Setúbal e Sesimbra, SA (APSS) has...

Portuguese ports implement contingency plan for emergencies

News – APS – Administração dos Portos de Sines e do Algarve, S.A. – March 24, 2020 Following the preventive measures decreed by the...

Portuguese ports register over 12% fall in container cargo in 2019

Lisbon, Portugal (Ports Europe) February 26, 2020 – The commercial ports of mainland Portugal handled a total volume of almost 30.2 million tons of...

Portuguese ports see 6.2% fall in cargo in 2019

Lisbon, Portugal (Ports Europe) February 26, 2020 – The AMT – Mobility and Transport Authority (Autoridade da Mobilidade e dos Transportes) has...

Setúbal port sees higher cargo volumes in 2019

Setúbal, Portugal (Ports Europe) February 6, 2020 – 2019 was a year of growth for the Port of Setúbal, both in cargo volume and in the number of ships,...

Portugal’s AMT publishes Port Market Monitoring Report – July 2019

Lisbon, Portugal (PortSEurope) October 3, 2019 – Autoridade da Mobilidade e dos Transportes (AMT) has published the Port Market Monitoring Report –...

Rail delivery of Volkswagen cars to Setúbal port resumes

Setúbal, Portugal (PortSEurope) September 8, 2019 – The port of Setúbal has received a train carrying 125 vehicles, which is the resumption of the...

Setúbal port to invest €1.2 million in the expansion and improvement of several support infrastructures

Setúbal, Portugal (PortSEurope) August 29, 2019 – The port of Setúbal is to invest €1.2 million in the expansion and improvement of several support...

Portugal approves €3.2 million investment in Sesimbra port

Sesimbra, Portugal (PortSEurope) June 7, 2019 – Portugal’s sea ministry has approved an application of Setúbal port authority (Administração dos...

Setúbal port dockworkers approve collective labour deal

Setúbal, Portugal (PortSEurope) May 24, 2019 – Setúbal port’s dockworkers unanimously approved the new collective bargaining agreement negotiated...

Setúbal port’s strike damages Portuguese economic growth in 2018

Setúbal, Portugal (PortSEurope) May 24, 2019 – The protests of the workers in the port of Setúbal, which occurred last year, significantly damaged the...

Lisbon port’s container traffic keeps declining in Jan-Feb 2019

Lisbon, Portugal (PortSEurope) May 9, 2019 – Lisbon port’s container traffic continues to decline in the first two months of 2019, recording a...

Setúbal port cargo traffic increases in Q1 2019

Setúbal, Portugal (PortSEurope) May 7, 2019 – The port of Setúbal ended the first quarter of 2019 with growth of 5%, compared to the same period of...

Setúbal port approves extension of collective labour deal talks deadline

Setúbal, Portugal (Ports Europe) April 26, 2019 – Setúbal port dockworkers have approved the extension until May 8 of the negotiation period for the new...

Wärtsilä completes installation of VTS system in Lisbon, Setúbal ports

Lisbon, Portugal (Ports Europe) March 6, 2019 – Wärtsilä has successfully completed the installation of its Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) operating system...

Setúbal port to maintain dialogue on controversial dredging project

Setúbal, Portugal (Ports Europe) January 31, 2019 – The president of the port administration of Setúbal today vowed to maintain dialogue with...

Volkswagen Portugal explores rail transport as alternative to Setubal port

Setubal, Portugal (Ports Europe) January 21, 2019 – Volkswagen Portugal is investigating the railway as an alternative for the export of vehicles with the...

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