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Vigo

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.

Port of Vigo hosts delegation from Uruguay

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) July 16, 2024 – The President of the Port of Vigo Authority, Carlos Botana, held a working meeting yesterday with the General...

Stellantis expands concession in Port of Vigo

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) July 4, 2024 – The Port Authority of Vigo has approved a new concession for Stellantis España to occupy an area...

Spanish fishing ports see landings down -5.5% in Jan-May 2024

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) June 24, 2024 – In January-May 2024, Spanish ports handled 53,321 tons of fish, down -5.5% on the same period of 2023. In...

Spain: Total TEU traffic by port – May 2024

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) June 24, 2024 – Puertos del Estado has published container numbers for Spanish ports in January-May 2024. Spain’s ports of...

Spain: Total cargo traffic by port – January-May 2024

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) June 24, 2024 – Spanish ports handled a total of 236,330,520 tons between January and May, which represents an increase of...

Port of Vigo reports records cargo numbers

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) June 4, 2024 – The Galician Port of Vigo continues to break historic records month after month, which, according to its...

Port of Vigo sends delegation to Castletownbere, Ireland

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) May 28, 2024 – A delegation from the Port of Vigo and the Xunta de Galicia has visited the Port of Castletownbere in the...

Spain: Total cargo traffic by port – January-April 2024

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) May 23, 2024 – Spain’s state ports handled 185,045,014 tons of cargo in January-April 2024, growth of +2.2% compared...

Links with South America expose ports to criminal gangs

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) May 21, 2024 – Whilst Galicia in Northern Spain is not considered a main gateway for cocaine smuggling into Europe, there are...

Over 1,000 kg of cocaine seized in Spanish & Portuguese ports

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) May 21, 2024 – The Portuguese Tax Agency, National Police and Judicial Police have seized more than 1,000 kilos of cocaine...

Eleven European ports awarded the EcoPorts’ PERS standard

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) April 27, 2024 – Eleven European ports have been awarded the EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS). They...

Spain: Total TEU traffic by port – March & Q1 24

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) April 24, 2024 – Puertos del Estado has published container numbers for Spanish ports in January-March 2024. Spain’s ports...

Spain: Total cargo traffic by port – March & Q1 24

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) April 24, 2024 – Spain’s ports of general interest moved 47.2 mt million tons of cargo in March 2024, slightly down on...

Port of Vigo continues on its path to improve energy efficiency

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) April 22, 2024 – The Port of Vigo continues improving its energy efficiency. After renewing ISO 14001 (environment), ISO 9001...

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 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...

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