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Vigo is a port in Galicia, Northwest Spain, and is Spain’s leading fishing port. Vigo is one of the largest and most important fishing ports in all of Europe and is known for its freezing and canning industry. It is managed by Autoridad Portuaria de Vigo (APV – Port Authority of Vigo). 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.

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...

Spain: Total cargo traffic by port – February 2024

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) March 26, 2024 – Ports of general interest moved 88.70 million tons of cargo in the first two months of the year, +2.4% more...

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...

Navalia shipping exhibition will promote the offshore wind industry

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) February 26, 2024 – Navalia, the annual shipping conference, has organised an event on February 29, 2024, to promote the...

Iberdrola to introduce “cold ironing” in Port of Vigo

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) January 19, 2024 – The Spanish multinational electric utility company Ibedrola plans to introduce onshore power supply (OPS,...

Finnlines develops its Biscay Line

Helsinki, Finland (Ports Europe) January 8, 2024 – Finnlines has announced plans to develop its Biscay Line, which transports rolling goods and connects...

Finnlines to connect the ports of Bilbao, Vigo and Zeebrugge

Zeebrugge, Belgium (Ports Europe) December 18, 2023 – Commencing January 2024, Finnlines will consolidate its Biscay services with a twice-weekly service...

Update: Seven tons of cocaine arrives via Port of Vigo – Valencia also

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) December 12, 2023 – In an update to the article Seven tons of cocaine arrives via Port of Vigo, Spain, December 8, 2023,...

Seven tons of cocaine arrives via Port of Vigo, Spain

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) December 8, 2023 – The four people were arrested last Tuesday after the discovery of a 7.2-ton stash of cocaine in a frozen...

ANFAC report on Spanish maritime port logistics for cars in 2022

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) November 23, 2023 – The 2022 edition of the sector report on maritime-port logistics reports an increase in vehicle...

Suardiaz tests Vigo-Liverpool service for Stellantis

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) October 20, 2023 – The Suardiaz Group has completed the first test of its new weekly service connecting the ports of Vigo and...

Port Authority of Valencia attends Conxemar, the international fair for frozen seafood products

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) October 5, 2023 – The Port Authority of Valencia (APV) is present at the XXIV edition of Conxemar, the international fair for...

Shortlisted for ESPO Award 2023: Cartagena, Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes, North Sea Port and Vigo

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) September 21, 2023 – The projects of the Port of Cartagena, Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes, North Sea Port, and Port of Vigo have...

Port of Vigo taking steps to attract largest cruise ships

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) August 16, 2023 – The Port of Vigo is taking steps to attract the largest cruise ships. Cruises are one of the fastest-growing...

ESPO 2023 award – Nature restoration projects in ports benefitting the local community

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) July 13, 2023 – The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) received 10 submissions for the 15th edition of the ESPO Award....

Spain: Total TEU handled by port – Jan-May 2023

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) June 27, 2023 – In January-May 2023, Spanish state ports handled 6.69 million containers (TEU), down -8.3% on the same period...

Spain: TEUs handled by port, April 2023

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) May 23, 2023 – In April 2023, Spanish state ports handled 709,466 containers (TEU), a decrease of -14.3% compared to the...

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