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Valencia 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..

Port Authority of Valencia launches the ZAL project

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 26, 2024 – The Port Authority of Valencia (APV) has finally launched the ZAL (Logistics Activity Zone) project. The...

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...

Port of Valencia sees increased cargo up in Jan-Feb 2024

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 21, 2024 – In the first two months of 2024, the Port of Valencia handled 784,095 containers (TEU), +9.97% on the...

Fundación Valenciaport to boost carbon neutrality through POWER4MED project

Valencia, March 21st, 2024. – Fundación Valenciaport has begun work on the POWER4MED project, an initiative that seeks to boost the transition...

Rubis to sell 55% of terminal business to I Squared Capital

Paris, France (Ports Europe) March 19, 2024 – Rubis has announces that the exclusive negotiations opened with I Squared Capital concerning the sale of...

Supreme Court gives green light to logistics area of ​​Port of Valencia

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 15, 2024 – The Supreme Court (TS) has endorsed the legality of the ZAL special plan. This means that Valencia City...

VCFI index falls 1.51% in February

Autoridad Portuaria de València (APV – Valenciaport, Port Authority of Valencia) – The Index stands at 1,752.72 points and accumulates growth of...

Port of Valencia proceeding with second solar plant

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 8, 2024 – The Port Authority of Valencia (APV) is proceeding with the construction of its second solar photovoltaic...

Fundación Valenciaport to promote ammonia as fuel for ships

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 7, 2024 – Fundación Valenciaport has started working on a study on the safety of ammonia as fuel, ‘Study...

Government approves new electrical substation in Port of València

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 6, 2024 – The Council of Ministers, at the Ministry of Transport and Sustainable Mobility’s proposal, has...

Is COSCO interested in operating Port of Nador, Morocco?

Nador, Morocco (Ports Europe) March 4, 2024 – Reports from Spain suggest that the Moroccan government has approached China’s COSCO to manage its...

Ports of Baku, Batumi, Aktau, Kuryk and Turkmenbashi visit Valencia

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 3, 2024 – Aiming at enhancing the safety, resilience, and sustainability of supply chains between Asia and Europe,...

Fundación Valenciaport starts ammonia study

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 3, 2024 – Fundación Valenciaport has started a study on the safety of ammonia as fuel, ‘Study Investigating the...

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...

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