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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.

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

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) December 11, 2017 – Puertos del Estado, the state-run ports system, reports October cargo traffic (tonnes) statistics by port...

Tenerife port to handle seven cruise ships in three days

Tenerife, Spain (PortSEurope) December 8, 2017 – Tenerife port will handle a total of seven cruise ships with 13,300 passengers and 3,760 crew members on...

Tenerife port to participate in Paris Boat Show

Tenerife, Spain (PortSEurope) December 7, 2017 – Tenerife port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Tenerife) plans to participate in the Nautic Paris Boat...

Tenerife port to handle 115,000 cruise passengers in December

Tenerife, Spain (PortSEurope) December 4, 2017 – Tenerife port expects to handle 115,000 cruise passengers in December, municipality councillor Alfonso...

Granadilla port officially starts operations

Tenerife, Spain (PortSEurope) November 22, 2017 – Granadilla de Abona port officially launched operations on November 21 with the first call of a vessel in...

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

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) November 20, 2017 – Puertos del Estado, the state-run ports system, reports August cargo traffic (tonnes) statistics by port...

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

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) October 10, 2017 – Puertos del Estado, the state-run ports system, reports August cargo traffic (tonnes) statistics by port...

Málaga port studies cruise cooperation deal with Tangier, Tenerife

Málaga, Spain (PortSEurope) October 31, 2017 – The president of Málaga port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Málaga), Paulino Plata, has said that the...

Tenerife port to handle six cruise vessels this weekend

Tenerife, Spain (PortSEurope) October 20, 2017 – Tenerife port will handle six cruise vessels this weekend, with a total of 13,000 passengers. On October 20,...

Boluda acquires Tenerife container terminal operator Capsa

Tenerife, Spain (Ports Europe) October 11, 2017 – Spanish company Boluda Corporación Marítima has acquired Compañía Auxiliar del Puerto (Capsa), an...

Spanish ports cruise traffic rises 0.5% in Jan-Aug 2017

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) October 10, 2017 – The influx of cruise passengers to Spanish ports in the first eight months of the year remained at...

Tenerife expects record-high cruise traffic in 2018

Tenerife, Spain (Ports Europe) October 9, 2017 – Tenerife port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Tenerife) expects to break records in cruise traffic during...

Tenerife port loses 2.76% of total port traffic in the first eight months of 2017

Tenerife, Spain (Ports Europe) September 28, 2017 – The Port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife has reported a drop in its total traffic of -2.76% in the first...

Spain’s OHL starts container transhipment operations at Tenerife port

Tenerife, Spain (Ports Europe) September 13, 2017 – Spanish company Obrascon Huarte Lain S.A. (OHL) has started container transhipment operations at...

Tenerife port expects 38,300 cruise passengers in September

Tenerife, Spain (Ports Europe) September 12, 2017 – Tenerife port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Tenerife) expects the number of cruise passengers handled...

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

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) September 10, 2017 – Puertos del Estado, the state-run ports system, reports July 2017 cargo traffic (tonnes) statistics by...

Tenerife port to handle 300,000 cruise passengers this season

Tenerife, Spain (Ports Europe) September 1, 2017 – The cruise season begins in the port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife in September, when it is expected to...

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