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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.

Setúbal port strike reduces national November exports

Lisbon, Portugal (PortSEurope) January 10, 2019 – Portugal’s Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE – National Statistical Institute) has...

Negotiations of collective agreement with Setúbal port dockworkers resumed

Setúbal, Portugal (PortSEurope) January 10, 2019 – Negotiations for a collective bargaining agreement for the dockworkers at Setúbal port were resumed...

Portuguese dockworkers to launch new six-month strike

Lisbon, Portugal (PortSEurope) January 3, 2019 – Portugal’s dockworkers’ trade union Sindicato dos Estivadores e da Atividade Logística (SEAL)...

Volkswagen to keep exports via Vigo despite end of Setúbal port strike

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) December 21, 2018 – German carmaker Volkswagen AG has said it plans to continue the export of cars produced at its Palmela factory...

Sadoport says that client companies considered leaving Setúbal port definitively

Setúbal, Portugal (PortSEurope) December 19, 2018 – The port administrator has said that the conflict between company management and trade unions has...

Labour conflict causes decline in container traffic at Setúbal port

Setúbal, Portugal (PortSEurope) December 18, 2018 – Labour instability has resulted in heavy losses in container handling in October in the ports of Lisbon,...

Volkswagen plant in Pamela faces production suspension due to Setúbal port strike

Setúbal, Portugal  (PortSEurope) December 14, 2018 – Autoeuropa, the Volkswagen AG can manufacturing facility in Palmela, has no further space to store...

Minister of Economy considers situation in the port of Setúbal “serious”

Setúbal, Portugal  (PortSEurope) December 14, 2018 – Deputy Minister of the Economy, Pedro Siza Vieira, has described the situation...

BMW looks at exports from Vigo port

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) December 13, 2018 – German carmaker BMW AG is considering the launch of a regular line at Vigo port, as it faces difficulties in...

Setúbal port strike delays pig exports to China

Setúbal, Portugal (PortSEurope) December 13, 2018 – An export of pigs from Portugal to China will be delayed to January from December, due to the strike of...

McAndrews, Tarros, Arkas suspend calls to Setúbal port

Setúbal, Portugal (PortSEurope) November 30, 2018 – Three international shipowners, McAndrews, Tarros, and Arkas, have suspended their calls to Setúbal...

AutoEuropa to use Leixões port as alternative to Setúbal for car exports

Leixões, Portugal (PortSEurope) November 28, 2018 – Portuguese automotive assembly plant operator AutoEuropa Automóveis, Lda., part of Volkswagen...

Leixões port handles Volkswagen vehicles

Leixões, Portugal (PortSEurope) November 27, 2018 – Leixões port has started receiving vehicles from Volkswagen AG’s Autoeuropa car plant in...

Portuguese government hosts talks to solve Setúbal port labour issues

Lisbon, Portugal (PortSEurope) November 27, 2018 – After a meeting yesterday, Minister of the Sea Ana Paula Vitorino, said that the union, the operators...

Portugal’s AutoEuropa to remove 2,000 cars from Setúbal port

Setúbal, Portugal (PortSEurope) November 22, 2018 – Portuguese automotive assembly plant operator AutoEuropa Automóveis, Lda., part of Volkswagen AG,...

VW diverts vehicle traffic to Spanish ports from Setúbal

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) November 16, 2018 – The strike at Setúbal port has forced Volkswagen AG to divert vehicles produced in its Palmela factory in...

Setúbal port strike causes diversion of ships to Leixões

Setúbal, Portugal (PortSEurope) November 15, 2018 – The protest of workers in Setúbal port, which has lasted for more than a week, has already prevented...

Setúbal port strike affecting local Volkswagen facility

Setúbal, Portugal (PortSEurope) November 15, 2018 – Volkswagen AG’s is one of the locally-operating companies which is being affected by a port...

Agepor association criticises port strikes

Setúbal, Portugal (PortSEurope) November 13, 2018 – “Agepor (Association of Shipping Agents of Portugal) notes that there is no port work at the...

Setúbal port authority holds public forum to support dredging activity

Setúbal, Portugal (PortSEurope) November 6, 2018 – APSS – Admin. dos Portos de Setúbal e Sesimbra, SA (Port Administration of Setúbal and...

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