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The Port Authority of Santa Cruz de Tenerife manages the Canary islands’ Port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, with its dock in Granadilla, and the Port of Los Cristianos, both in Tenerife, as well as the Port of Santa Cruz de La Palma (La Palma), the Port of San Sebastián de La Gomera (La Gomera) and the Port of Estaca (El Hierro). The gateway to West Africa and a key port for international maritime traffic, it offers allowances for various strategic traffic. The dock at Granadilla, which began operating at the end of 2017, and its adjoining industrial park spanning six million m2, form an efficient logistics and goods redistribution hub. This, combined with the various tax and social incentives on offer, make it an attractive option. The port is operated by Autoridad Portuaria de Santa Cruz de Tenerife. State ports are managed by Puertos del Estado which executes port policy of the government.

Eleven European ports awarded the EcoPorts’ PERS standard

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) April 27, 2024 – Eleven European ports have been awarded the EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS). They...

Spain: Total TEU traffic by port – March & Q1 24

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) April 24, 2024 – Puertos del Estado has published container numbers for Spanish ports in January-March 2024. Spain’s ports...

Spain: Total cargo traffic by port – March & Q1 24

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) April 24, 2024 – Spain’s ports of general interest moved 47.2 mt million tons of cargo in March 2024, slightly down on...

Tenerife receives the Port Environmental Review System certificate

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain (Ports Europe) April 17, 2024 – The Port Authority of Santa Cruz de Tenerife has received the Port...

Spain: Total TEU traffic by port – February 2024

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) March 26, 2024 – Puertos del Estado has published container numbers for Spanish ports in January-February 2024. In the first...

Spain: Total cargo traffic by port – January 2024

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) February 26, 2024 – Spanish ports of general interest handed 45.6 million tons of cargo in January, up +3.4% more than in...

Spain: Total TEU traffic by port – January 2024

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) February 26, 2024 – With containers (TEUs), 2024 began with an increase of +5.8% reaching 1.34 million tons, almost...

4,350 kg illegal drugs seized on ‘Atlantic cocaine route’

Tenerife, Spain (Ports Europe) February 20, 2024 – A speed boat with 4,350 kg of cocaine from South America was intercepted 920 km south of the Canary...

One killed, 8 hostages, 2,300 kg cocaine near Canary Islands

Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain (Ports Europe) February 20, 2024 – Eight hostages were freed in November 2023 from Sea Paradise, a Panama-flagged towing...

Port of Granadilla handles wind turbines

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain (Ports Europe) September 5, 2023 – The port of Granadilla has welcomed the general cargo ship “BBC...

Spain: Total TEU handled by port – Jan-May 2023

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) June 27, 2023 – In January-May 2023, Spanish state ports handled 6.69 million containers (TEU), down -8.3% on the same period...

Spain: Total cargo handled by port – Jan-May 2023

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) June 27, 2023 – In January-May 2023, Spanish state ports handled 228.3 million tons of cargo, a decrease of -3.6% compared to...

Port of Tenerife to invest €269 million in facilities

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain (PortSEurope) June 19, 2023 – The Port Authority of Santa Cruz de Tenerife will invest €269 million in...

Spain: TEUs handled by port, April 2023

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) May 23, 2023 – In April 2023, Spanish state ports handled 709,466 containers (TEU), a decrease of -14.3% compared to the...

Spain: Ranking – ports by total cargo, March & Q1 2023

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) April 26, 2023 – In March 2023, Spain’s state ports handled 47.61 million tons of cargo, up +3.6% on the same month of...

Spanish ports handled 42.49 mln cargo tons in Feb 2023, -3.3%

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) March 24, 2023 – Spanish state-owned ports handled 42.49 million tons of cargo in February 2023, down -3.3% compared to the...

Spanish seaports – January 2022 – ranked by total TEU handled

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) February 28, 2023 – In January 2023, state-owned Spanish seaports handled 1.26 million containers (TEU), down -13.2% from...

Boluda Maritime Terminals consolidates its position in Canary Islands

Boluda Maritime Terminals (BMT) is the leading group in Spain in terms of the number of container terminals and already has 8 facilities of this type –...

Port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife records 35% passenger increase

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain (Ports Europe) February 6, 2023 – The Port Authority of Santa Cruz de Tenerife closed 2022, positioning...

State-owned Spanish ports – cargo handled in 2022 – by port

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) January 30, 2023 – State-owned Spanish ports saw cargo traffic up +3.5% in 2022 to 563,373,981 tons, compared to 544,419,737...

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