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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.

Port of Vigo launched action plan to boost fishing

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) December 14, 2023 – The Port of Vigo has launched an action plan to strengthen its leadership in fishing, said the Port...

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: Total cargo handled by port – Jan-May 2023

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) June 27, 2023 – In January-May 2023, Spanish state ports handled 228.3 million tons of cargo, a decrease of -3.6% compared to...

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...

Spain: Ranking – ports by total cargo, March & Q1 2023

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) April 26, 2023 – In March 2023, Spain’s state ports handled 47.61 million tons of cargo, up +3.6% on the same month of...

Spanish seaports – January 2022 – ranked by total TEU handled

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) February 28, 2023 – In January 2023, state-owned Spanish seaports handled 1.26 million containers (TEU), down -13.2% from...

State-owned Spanish ports – cargo handled in 2022 – by port

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) January 30, 2023 – State-owned Spanish ports saw cargo traffic up +3.5% in 2022 to 563,373,981 tons, compared to 544,419,737...

Suardíaz, Stellantis set up new Port of Vigo, Liverpool shipping line

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) December 13, 2022 – Spanish logistics group Suardíaz and Stellantis are to set up a shipping line between Vigo and the port of...

Ranking: Top five Spanish container ports January-October 2022

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) November 28, 2022 – Puertos del Estado has published a list of the top Spanish ports by containers (TEU) handled in the...

Spanish ports cargo traffic up 4.56% in Jan-Oct 2022 (statistics)

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) November 28, 2022 – State-owned ports handled 472.82 million tons in January-October 2022, with traffic up +4.56% compared to...

Spanish ports see vehicle handling down 5.3% in 2021

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) November 4, 2022 – Spanish ports see vehicle handling down 5.3% in 2021 to just over 2 million vehicles. The fall in numbers...

Ranking: Top 10 Spanish container ports – January-September 2022

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) October 26, 2022 – Puertos del Estado has published a list of the top 10 container ports in the first nine months of 2022....

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