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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.

Setubal port cargo traffic falls 4.9% in 2016

Setubal, Portugal (PortSEurope) April 24, 2017 – The first quarter of 2017 is proving very good for Portuguese ports, with Lisbon announcing 33% growth,...

Sines port keeps expanding

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) April 13, 2017 – Sines port maintains its growth in recent years and achieved the best quarter ever in 2017. With a total...

Siemens improves Sines port productivity

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) April 13, 2017 – Siemens, a German conglomerate company and the largest manufacturing and electronics company in Europe, has...

Spanish minister highlights growth potential of Portugal’s Sines port

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) March 16, 2017 – At the end of February, Inigo de la Serna, Spanish Minister of Public Works, received the Minister of...

German ambassador visits Sines port

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) March 15, 2017 – Christof Weil, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Portugal and Minister Counselor Heike...

IDC prepares measures to avoid cargo diversion

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) February 28, 2017 – The International Dockworkers Council (IDC) is preparing to announce measures to avoid the diversion of...

Sines port container terminal handles record-high traffic in Jan 2017

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) February 21, 2017 – Sines port’s Terminal XXI handled 162,000 TEUs in January, the largest traffic serviced by a...

Sines port cargo traffic grows in 2016

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) February 3, 2017 – Sines port handled 51 million tonnes of cargo in 2016, up 16.4% on the year. Container traffic rose by...

Sines port cargo traffic rises 16.4% Y/Y in 2016

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) January 27, 2017 – Sines port handled 51 million tonnes of cargo in 2016, up 16.4% on the year. All terminals of the...

Sines port community association names president

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) January 25, 2017 – The General Assembly of the Sines port community (CPSI) met on January 19, 2017, appointed its...

Sines, Extremadura discuss opportunities of railway corridor to Badajoz platform

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) January 13, 2017 – The president of the Spanish region of Extremadura, Guillermo Fernandez Vara, met today with the president...

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