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Viana do Castelo

Viana do Castelo is a port-city in the northwest of Portugal, located on the Atlantic coast. It is the capital of the Viana do Castelo District and the largest city in the Minho region. The city has a rich maritime history, with a long tradition of shipbuilding and fishing.

Portugal: Seaports cargo report – January 2024

Lisbon, Portugal (Ports Europe) April 11, 2024 – Portugal’s seaports got off to a positive start in 2024, handling 7.4 million tonnes of cargo in...

Portugal: Seaports cargo report – December & full year 2023

Lisbon, Portugal (Ports Europe) March 14, 2024 – The mainland seaports handled 7 million tonnes of cargo in December 2023, representing growth of +9.7%...

Dredging of Port of Viana do Castelo begins

Viana do Castelo, Portugal (PortSEurope) November 7, 2023 – The dredging of Port of Viana do Castelo has started in the navigation channel. The port...

Portuguese ports report increased cargo traffic of +13.8% in April

Lisbon, Portugal (PortSEurope) July 26, 2023 – In April 2023, Portugal’s mainland commercial port system handled 7.8 million tonnes of cargo, an...

Ports have a role to play in renewable energy in Portugal

Lisbon, Portugal (PortSEurope) July 13, 2023 – A working group for the planning and operation of power generation centres based on renewable energy...

Port of Viana do Castelo supplies LNG to Baleària ship

Port of Viana do Castelo, Portugal (Ports Europe) February 20, 2022 – Today, the Port of Viana do Castelo secured the supply of liquefied natural gas...

Port of Viana do Castelo handled 377,000 tons of cargo on 2021, up around 20,000 tons

Viana do Castelo, Portugal (Ports Europe) February 7, 2022 – The Port of Viana do Castelo handled 377,000 tons of cargo on 2021, up around 20,000 tons on...

Cargo movements in mainland Portuguese ports grew by 44.9% in June 2021

Lisbon, Portugal (Ports Europe) September 14, 2021 – The volume of cargo handled at national ports in the month of June 2021, compared to the same month...

Portuguese ports see sharp rise in May cargo traffic

Lisbon, Portugal (Ports Europe) July 29, 2021 – Total cargo handled mainland Portuguese ports in totaled 7.6 million tons in May, an increase of 36.4%...

Portuguese ports move over 75 million tons by November 2020

Lisbon, Portugal (PortSEurope) January 21, 2021 – Between January and November 2020, ports on mainland Portugal handled a total of 75.09 million tonnes,...

Leixoes port – the Single Logistics Window – extending digital coverage to logistic chains

The Single Logistics Window – Extending Digital Coverage to Logistic Chains – January 21, 2021 Current JUL context At the moment, the project to...

APDL and ANTRAM sign a protocol for decarbonization of the ports of Leixões and Viana do Castelo

Reducing the number of more polluting trucks circulating in port infrastructures, starting in 2021, will represent a 50% reduction in pollution The...

Port of Viana do Castelo makes debut in supplying natural gas to ships

Lisbon, Portugal (PortSEurope) July 31, 2020 – The port of Viana do Castelo has become the first port under the management of Administração dos Portos...

Italy: Total port cargo 2018/2019 by AdSP and port

Rome, Italy (Ports Europe) April 25, 2020 – Assoporti has published total tonnage in ports in 2018/2019 by Autorità di Sistema Portuale (AdSP) with...

Baleària adapts ‘Sicily ferry’ to natural gas fuel

The ‘Sicily ferry’ of Baleària starts the remotorization that will use to natural gas fuel from June – March 3, 2020 Baleària has begun the...

Portuguese ports see 6.2% fall in cargo in 2019

Lisbon, Portugal (Ports Europe) February 26, 2020 – The AMT – Mobility and Transport Authority (Autoridade da Mobilidade e dos Transportes) has...

Viana do Castelo port set for role in the European Atlantis project

Viana do Castelo, Portugal (Ports Europe) February 6, 2020 – Viana do Castelo is to be the headquarters of the European Atlantis project, the first...

Viana do Castelo port reports 19% rise in traffic in Jan-Sep 2019

Viana do Castelo, Portugal (PortSEurope) October 24, 2019 – In the first nine months of 2019, the movement of goods in the port of Viana do Castelo grew...

Portugal’s AMT publishes Port Market Monitoring Report – July 2019

Lisbon, Portugal (PortSEurope) October 3, 2019 – Autoridade da Mobilidade e dos Transportes (AMT) has published the Port Market Monitoring Report –...

Porto de Viana do Castelo traffic increases 16.3% in first half 2019

Viana do Castelo, Portugal (PortSEurope) August 6, 2019 – In the first half of 2019, traffic in Porto de Viana do Castelo grew 16.3%. With about 213,000...

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