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València

València is a Mediterranean Sea port on Spain’s southeastern coast and the country’s leading Mediterranean port in terms of commercial traffic, mostly containerised cargo; the port is managed by Autoridad Portuaria de València (APV – Valenciaport, Port Authority of Valencia) which includes the ports of València, Gandia and Sagunto. State ports are managed by Puertos del Estado which executes port policy of the government; made up of 28 port authorities that manage the 46 ports..

Shortage of dredging vessels delays Port of Valencia work

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 1, 2024 – A shortage of dredging vessels is delaying work on the new container terminal in the Port of Valencia. The...

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...

National, local firms join for Valencia container terminal tender

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) February 23, 2024 – Leading national construction and dredging companies are forming consortia with local building firms...

Farmers block Port of Algeciras

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) February 22, 2024 – A number of agricultural organisations have organised a protest in Algeciras, Southern Spain. The...

Port of Valencia reports container traffic up in January 2024

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) February 19, 2024 – The Port of Valencia has reported January 2024 cargo figures. The port managed 388,366 containers in...

Toyota Gibraltar Stockholdings to develop APM Terminals deal

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) February 13, 2024 – Toyota Gibraltar Stockholdings (TGS) Ltd has extended its business arrangement with APM Terminals to...

Valenciaport promotes reefer offer in Berlin

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) February 6, 2024 – Valenciaport will attend Fruit Logistica in Berlin, starting on Wednesday, to promote its reefer offer...

Voestalpine Railway Systems wins Port of Sagunto rail contract

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) February 6, 2024 – Voestalpine Railway Systems JEZ SL has been awarded a €1.81 million contract to supply track devices...

VCFI index marks an increase of 43.53% in January

València, February 6, 2024 – Export freight rates from the Port of València grow for the third consecutive month and in January they register an...

Valenciaport signs agreement with UNCTAD

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) February 1, 2024 – Valenciaport has signed a cooperation agreement with UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and...

Valenciaport closes 2023 with cargo traffic down -2.81%

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) February 1, 2024 – The Port Authority of Valencia (APV) handled 76.74 million tons of cargo in 2023, a decrease of -2.81%....

Eurostat: Top 10 cargo ports in the EU

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) January 29, 2024 – The Eurostat organisation has published a report – Key figures on European transport – 2023. It...

Germany’s Lower Saxony interested in Valenciaport’s hydrogen

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) January 26, 2024 – A delegation from Lower Saxony, led by its prime minister, Stephan Weil, held a meeting with the...

Balearia presents business plan – more routes & terminals

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) January 25, 2024 – The shipping company Balearia has presented details of its business plan which includes more routes and...

Maersk diverts ME2 service around Cape of Good Hope, ports change

Copenhagen, Denmark (Ports Europe) January 25, 2024 – Maersk has announced that its ME2 service will no longer transit the Red Sea and Suez Canal. Its...

Port of Valencia receives a visit from the Consul General, Morocco

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) January 22, 2024 – Said Drissi El Bouzaidi, Consul General of Morocco, has held a working meeting with Mar Chao,...

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