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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.

New report confirms positive economic trends in EU fishing fleet

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) January 25, 2017 – The economic performance of the EU fleet improved significantly again in 2014, according to the...

Vigo port starts 80% of projects under Blue Growth strategy in less than one year

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) January 24, 2017 – Vigo port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Vigo) has started about 80% of the 43 projects planned in the...

Vigo port strengthens cooperation with Celta Vigo football club

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) January 24, 2017 – Vigo port plans to promote the image of the city through the city’s football club. At a meeting held...

Spanish northern ports presidents meet to discuss cooperation, intermodality

Gijon, Spain (Ports Europe) January 24, 2017 – Competition and collaboration, competitiveness and efficiency, coordination and planning, are some of the...

Terminales Maritimos de Galicia officially launches TMGA brand

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) January 19, 2017 – Spanish port terminal operator Terminales Maritimos de Galicia (TMG), active in the northern region of...

Spanish Healthcare Minister to mediate in finding solution to Vigo port crisis

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) January 17, 2017 – The controversial operation of the Border Inspection Post (BIP) at Vigo port has been placed on the...

Vigo port foresees €14 million investment in 2017

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) January 11, 2017 – Vigo port foresees investments of more than €14 million ($14.7 million) during this year, the port authority...

Vigo port completes design of Bouzas ro-ro terminal

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) January 9, 2017 – Vigo port has completed the design of the extension of Bouzas ro-ro terminal. The space gained for the parking...

Vigo port praises changes in stevedoring activity rules

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) January 6, 2017 – Vigo port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Vigo) has praised the changes adopted by dockworkers, which, in its...

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