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The Port of Sines is the largest artificial port in Portugal, and a deep water port and is located around 100km south of Lisbon. The Port of Sines is an open deep-water sea port with excellent maritime access, without restrictions, leading the Portuguese port sector in the volume of cargo handled, and offering unique natural characteristics to receive any type of vessels. Due to its modern specialized terminals, the port is able to handle the different types of cargoes. It is managed by APS-Administração do Porto de Sines and is currently looking at greater involvement in renewable energies. It is a location of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal.

Port of Sines closed Q1 2024 with +16% growth

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) May 30, 2024 – The Port of Sines closed the first quarter of the year with +16% growth over the same period last year,...

Portugal: Seaports cargo report – March & Q1 2024

Lisbon, Portugal (Ports Europe) May 30, 2024 – Cargo movement in the mainland’s commercial port system recorded +6.2% in the first quarter of 2024,...

Port of Sines ends Q1 with year-on-year growth of +16%

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) May 24, 2024 – The Port of Sines has ended the first quarter of the year with year-on-year growth of 16%, for a total...

Over 1,000 kg of cocaine seized in Spanish & Portuguese ports

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) May 21, 2024 – The Portuguese Tax Agency, National Police and Judicial Police have seized more than 1,000 kilos of cocaine...

Port of Sines hosted a delegation from Mexico

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) May 3, 2024 – Port of Sines hosted a Mexican delegation which included representatives from the states of Oaxaca and...

Port of Sines participates in the Singapore Maritime Week

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) April 25, 2024 – As part of the international promotion of the NEXUS Agenda, the Port of Sines participated for the second...

H2Sines.Rdam project cancelled

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) April 15, 2024 – H2Sines.Rdam, a proposed 400MW green hydrogen project in Portugal to ship liquid H2 to the Netherlands,...

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%...

PSA Sines acquires six new yard cranes

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) March 5, 2024 – PSA Sines, the terminal operator in Portugal, has invested in fully automated yard equipment by acquiring...

Port of Sines promotes carbon neutrality

Lisbon, Portugal (Ports Europe) February 21, 2024 – On February 9, the President of APS – Administração dos Portos de Sines e do Algarve, SA,...

Fusion Fuel receives IPCEI approval for HEVO-Portugal project

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) February 16, 2024 – Fusion Fuel has announced that it has received notification from the European Commission that the...

Tecnimont awarded contract to develop green energy plant in Sines

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) February 5, 2024 – MAIRE has reported that its Tecnimont division has been awarded a FEED contract by MadoquaPower2X to...

Port of Sines joins MSC Dragon network

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) January 31, 2024 – With the first call scheduled for February 5, the Port of Sines will become part of the Dragon Service...

PSA Sines increases crane capacity

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) December 6, 2023 – PSA Sines will increase its capacity with two mega-gantry Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes in February 2024....

Companies cooperate making Sines the new Atlantic Hub

Sines, Portugal (PortSEurope) October 27, 2023 – aicep Global Parques, EllaLink and Start Campus are working together to make Sines the new Atlantic Hub....

Shenzhen delegation visits Port of Sines

Sines, Portugal (PortSEurope) October 13, 2023 – On Wednesday this week, a delegation from the Chinese Port of Shenzhen, one of the largest ports in the...

Port of Sines to get closer to Spain with a new rail line

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) August 2, 2023 – The upgrade of the railway line between Evora and Elvas (next to the Spanish border) will increase rail...

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 Sines reaches agreement with Brazil

Sines, Portugal (PortSEurope) July 16, 2023 – The Administration of the Ports of Sines and the Algarve (APS) has signed an agreement with CSN –...

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