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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..

Spliethoff includes calls at Sagunto port in Medliner service

Sagunto, Spain (PortSEurope) May 18, 2017 – Following the recent extension of the Medliner service to Veracruz, Dutch-based company Spliethoff has announced...

Spanish Congress ratifies stowage sector reform decree

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 18, 2017 – The Spanish Congress of Deputies has ratified by a simple majority the royal decree of reform of the...

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

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) May 18, 2017 – Puertos del Estado, the state-run ports system, reports March 2017 cargo traffic (tonnes) statistics by port...

Valencia port calls tender for installation of dust protection barriers in Sagunto

Sagunto, Spain (PortSEurope) May 17, 2017 – Valencia port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia) has called a tender for the installation in Sagunto of...

Productivity declines at Valencia port as government prepares new stowage sector law

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 17, 2017 – The slight decrease in productivity, which began on May 15 in Valencia port, was consolidated on May 16....

Spanish parliament to discuss stowage sector reform on May 18

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) May 17, 2017 – A new call for strikes in Spanish ports by the stowage trade unions has not had an impact, at the moment, on...

Valencia port authority container traffic rises 10% y/y in April

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 16, 2017 – The ports operated by Valencia port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia), namely Valencia, Gandia and...

Basque Country, Valencia claim direct management of ports

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 16, 2017 – The governments of the autonomous regions of the Basque Country and Valencia have called on the central...

Spanish minister warns against consequences of dockworkers’ strike

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) May 15, 2017 – Spanish Minister of Public Works Inigo de la Serna warned against the risks that the strikes of stevedores...

Spanish government approves decree on port stowage reform

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) May 12, 2017 –  The Spanish government has approved on May 12 a new decree for the reform of the country’s port...

Trade union complains of lack of train handling staff at Valencia port

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 11, 2017 – Spanish trade union CCOO denounced yesterday the staff deficit identified in the rail service of the port of...

Spanish government to guarantee car handling at ports by SAGEP employees

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) May 11, 2017 – Spanish Ministry of Public Works will ensure that dockers of monopoly Sociedad Anónima de Gestión de...

EC says Valencia port’s logistics zone complies with environmental rules

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 10, 2017 – In a written response to the question asked by Marina Albiol, a member of the Confederal Group of the European...

Quimacova representatives visit Valencia port

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 10, 2017 – Valencia port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia) received a delegation of companies from the chemical...

Valencia port to host conference on usage of LNG as fuel

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 10, 2017 – Valencia port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia) will host on May 18 a conference within the framework...

Hapag-Lloyd announces update of MGX service

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 9, 2017 – Hapag-Lloyd has announced the update of its Mediterranean Gulf Express (MGX) service with the inclusion of a call...

Spanish logistics companies’ turnover rises in Jan-Feb 2017

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) May 9, 2017 – Spanish freight and logistics companies increased their total turnover in the first two months of 2017 by 5.4%...

Spanish minister prepares new decree on port stowage sector reform

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) May 8, 2017 – Spanish Public Works Minister Inigo de la Serna has presented a report to the Council of Ministers detailing...

Spanish port cargo traffic grows disproportionately in Q1 2017

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 8, 2017 – The first quarter of 2017 in Spanish port cargo traffic was characterised with a great disparity in the...

Spain’s Baleària reinforces Valencia-Ibiza ferry services

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) May 8, 2017 – Spanish ferry group Baleària plans to strengthen its services connecting the Valencia region to the Ibiza...

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