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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.

Tenerife port expects 4.5% rise in cargo traffic in 2017

Tenerife, Spain (PortS Europe) August 29, 2017 – Tenerife port will close the year with a growth of 4.5% in its total traffic, exceeding 12.5 million...

Tenerife port to invest €3.2 million in environmental risk assessment

Tenerife, Spain (Ports Europe) August 23, 2017 – Tenerife port authority (Autoridad Portuaria Santa Cruz de Tenerife) has launched the period of public...

Spanish ports to attend Seatrade Europe Hamburg Fair

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) August 22, 2017 – Around 30 companies, including port authorities and service and product providers, will unite at...

Spain establishes a position among Europe’s elite

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) August 22, 2017 – According to the latest data offered by the Cruise Line International Association (CLIA...

La Gomera port’s cargo traffic to grow in 2017

Tenerife, Spain (Ports Europe) August 21, 2017 – San Sebastián de La Gomera port expects to close 2017 with a growth in cargo traffic, an improvement that...

Tenerife port to call tender for road construction at Granadilla harbour

Tenerife, Spain (Ports Europe) August 17, 2017 – Spanish Official State Gazette (BOE) published the resolution of Santa Cruz de Tenerife port authority...

Tenerife port confirms tender for dredging at Arinaga basin

Tenerife, Spain (Ports Europe) August 16, 2017 – Tenerife port authority (Autoridad Portuaria Santa Cruz de Tenerife) confirmed the call of a tender for...

Spain: Puertos del Estado – June 2017 cargo traffic by port authority

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) July 5, 2017 – Puertos del Estado, the state-run ports system, reports June 2017 cargo traffic (tonnes) statistics by port...

Puertos Canarios, Fred Olsen, Naviera Armas to reduce congestion at ports

Tenerife, Spain (Ports Europe) August 9, 2017 – Canary Islands-based agency Puertos Canarios, shipping companies Fred Olsen and Naviera Armas S.A. are to put...

Tenerife port to handle 278 cruise ships in 2017

Tenerife, Spain (Ports Europe) August 9, 2017 – Tenerife port plans to carry out this year a handling of 278 cruise ship calls and 574,326 cruisers, 14,400...

Tenerife port awards works for electrification of San Sebastián port

Tenerife, Spain (Ports Europe) August 2, 2017 – Tenerife port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Santa Cruz de Tenerife) has awarded the works to provide the...

Spanish interport fund to pay €37.55 million to 28 port authorities

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) July 31, 2017 – Spanish interport compensation fund (Fondo de Compensación Interportuaria) will provide a funding worth...

Port of La Gomera grows in passengers and goods in the first half of the year

La Gomera, Canary Islands, Spain (Ports Europe)  July 28, 2017 – The port of San Sebastián de La Gomera grew in the first half of 2017 in both...

ODN TAY IV platform leaves for Almería after undergoing improvements in Tenerife

Tenerife, Spain (Ports Europe) July 27, 2017 – The platform  ODN TAY IV has left the port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife after undergoing repairs, and is now...

Tenerife port trade unions accuse harbour president of pressuring workers

Tenerife, Spain (PortSEurope) July 10, 2017 – The trade unions committee of Tenerife port have accused the president of the harbour, José Rafal Díaz of...

Spain: Puertos del Estado – May 2017 cargo traffic by port authority

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) July 5, 2017 – Puertos del Estado, the state-run ports system, reports May 2017 cargo traffic (tonnes) statistics by port...

Canarian entrepreneurs not affected by strike of dockworkers

Tenerife, Spain (PortSEurope) June 16, 2017 – Canarian entrepreneurs have not been affected by the 48-hour strike of dockworkers, beyond the delay in the...

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