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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..

Event – Intermodal South America – April 4-6, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo, Brazil (Ports Europe) April 5, 2017 – Intermodal South America is considered by executives of the industry as a strategic platform to do...

Spain’s Puertos del Estado to book 20% decline in 2017 profit

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) April 4, 2017 – State-owned Spanish port agency Puertos del Estado expects its profit for 2017 to stand at €184.4 million...

Spain’s Anesco accepts mediator’s proposal in stowage reform dispute

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) April 4, 2017 – Spanish stevedoring companies association Anesco has accepted the proposal of agreement on the reform of the...

Spanish stevedores’ trade unions reject mediation in labour dispute

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) April 4, 2017 – Spanish stevedores’ trade unions have indicated that no mediation is necessary to resolve conflict in...

Trasmediterránea to start operating Valencia-Gandia ferry line on April 12

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) April 3, 2017 – The mayor of Gandia, Diana Morant, announced last week during the celebration of the I Gala of Tourism of...

Valencia port liberalises railway manoeuvre services

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) April 3, 2017 – Valencia port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia) has approved the schedule for the delivery of...

Alicante port works to attract container traffic from Valencia

Alicante, Spain (Ports Europe) March 31, 2017 – The president of Alicante port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Alicante), Juan Antonio Gisbert, explained...

Puertos del Estado – January 2017 cargo traffic by port authority

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) March 29, 2017 – Puertos del Estado, the state-run ports system, reports January 2017 cargo traffic (tonnes) statistics by...

Chinese delegation visits Mediterranean ports

Livorno, Italy (Ports Europe) March 28, 2017 – A delegation from state-owned China Railway International visited Livorno port last week with an interest...

Valencia port faces historical decline in container traffic in Feb 2017

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 28, 2017 – Valencia port is witnessing an historical decline with the low productivity of the stowage workers,...

India’s Sarjak reinforces presence on Spanish market

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 27, 2017 – Indian shipping company Sarjak Containers Lines, specialising in project cargo, has reinforced its...

India’s SCI to restart import, export service to Spain

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 27, 2017 – Indian state shipping company Shipping Corporation of India (SCI), plans to restart its import and export...

Spanish cruise ports aim to hit 9.5 million passenger mark by 2020

Malaga, Spain (Ports Europe) March 25, 2017 – Spain’s cruise ports welcomed a record 8.7 million passengers in 2016, a 0.6% rise from 2015. Ports in...

Valencia port receives visit of foundation for support of railway operations between China, Spain

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 24, 2017 – Valencia port received this week a visit of a delegation from the Foundation for Exchange between Yiwu and...

Valencia port designs management structure targeting simplification

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 24, 2017 – Valencia port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia) has designed a management chart aiming at a...

Dockworkers, employers’ association fail to strike deal on stowage agreement

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) March 22, 2017 – The meeting between the stevedoring unions and the employers’ association ANESCO on the collective...

Spanish dockworkers ask government to adopt retirement plan

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) March 22, 2017 – Representatives of Spanish dockworkers have asked the government to adopt a preliminary retirement plan...

Valencia port calls power supply tender

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 21, 2017 – Valencia port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia) has tendered the contract for the electricity...

IDC calls off strike on March 23

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) March 21, 2017 – The International Dockworkers Council (IDC) announced the cancellation of the strikes planned for March 23...

Israel’s Zim to introduce new network of transatlantic services in April

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 21, 2017 – Israeli company Zim Integrated Shipping Services plans to introduce its new network of transatlantic...

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