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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..

Spanish government approves Sagunto port railway access project

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 26, 2017 – Valencia port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia) announced the approval by the Spanish Ministry of...

Valencia port expects to start receiving applications for ZAL in Jan 2018

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 26, 2017 – Valencia port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia) president Aurelio Martínez expects that the Logistics...

Spanish association complains about service quality at Noatum terminal in Valencia

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 25, 2017 – Spanish association of container transport companies Asociación de Empresas de Logística y Transporte de...

Spain’s Anesco calls on stevedoring trade union to stick to commitments

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 25, 2017 – Spanish stevedoring companies association Asociación Nacional de Empresas Estibadoras y Consignatarias de...

Lack of liberalisation of stevedoring in car segment to harm Valencia port

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 24, 2017 – Dockworkers at Spanish ports are hoping to end the labour dispute over the next week, according to the leaders...

Spain’s Baleària introduces “Regina Báltica” ship to Valencia-Mostaganem ferry line

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 24, 2017 – Spanish ferry operator Baleària Eurolínias Marítimas S.A. plans to introduce the “Regina...

Spanish dockworkers to accept reduction of wages

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 24, 2017 – Spanish stevedores will accept a 10% cut in salary for the higher salaries, early retirement schemes and...

Spain’s Anesco rejects proposal for change in bylaws

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 23, 2017 – Spanish association of ship consignees and dockworker employers Asociación Nacional de...

Spanish trade union CETM ratifies preliminary agreement to start talks with Anesco

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 23, 2017 – Spanish stevedores trade union Coordinadora Estatal de Trabajadores del Mar (CETM) has ratified the preliminary...

Spanish trade union cancels first five days of strikes at ports

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 23, 2017 – Spanish stevedores trade union Coordinadora Estatal de Trabajadores del Mar (CETM) and employers union...

Spanish minister praises preliminary labour deal on port reform

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 23, 2017 – Spanish Public Works Minister Íñigo de la Serna has expressed his satisfaction that trade unions have...

Sagunto port to start operating Border Inspection Post in 2018

Sagunto, Spain (PortSEurope) May 22, 2017 – Valencia port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia) has completed a project for the design of the building...

Spanish public works minister says stevedores, employers have all tools to strike deal

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 22, 2017 – Spanish public works minister Íñigo de la Serna said that trade unions of stevedores and employers union...

Barcelona port president warns against consequences of potential strike

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) May 22, 2017 – Barcelona port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Barcelona) president Sixte Cambra has warned that a strike at...

Spanish stevedores, employees to meet on May 22 to discuss sector reform

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 19, 2017 – Spanish stevedores’ trade unions and companies will hold their first meeting after the approval in...

Spanish government calls on trade unions to cancel strikes at ports

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 19, 2017 – Spanish Secretary of State for Infrastructure, Julio Gómez-Pomar, has called on stevedores to dismiss the call...

Spain prepares for OPE 2017

Algeciras, Spain (PortSEurope) May 19, 2017 – The president of national ports agency Puertos del Estado, Jose Llorca, attended a meeting of the Joint...

EC says Spanish port reform decree complies with rules

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 19, 2017 – The European Commission (EC) said that the decree approved yesterday by the Spanish parliament to liberalise the...

Spanish dockworkers trade unions express readiness to negotiate

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 18, 2017 – Spanish dockworkers trade unions consider that the government is “giving” them a...

Spanish minister asks dockworkers for “common sense”

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 18, 2017 – Spanish Minister of Public Works, Inigo de la Serna, today asked trade unions of dockers and employers for...

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