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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.

Indonesian delegation visits Port of Vigo

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) July 6, 2022 – A delegation from the Indonesian Ministry of Development (Infrastructure) has visited the Port of Vigo, a port...

Port of Vigo reports positive container traffic

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) June 29, 2022 – The movement of containerized general merchandise in the Port of Vigo continues to be very positive. As...

Port of Vigo handles record number of containers in April

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) June 3, 2022 – In the first four months of 2022, the Port of Vigo handled 71,361 TEU, up +10.4% on the same period of 2021. By...

Port of Vigo cargo traffic fell by 11% year-on-year in April

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) May 27, 2022 – Total cargo traffic of the Port of Vigo fell by 11% year-on-year in April weighed down by the situation in the...

Port of Vigo has won the IAPH Sustainability Award for Infrastructure

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) May 20, 2022 – The Port of Vigo has won the International Ports and Harbors Sustainability Award for Infrastructure 2022....

Spain: Top 10 container ports Q1 2022

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) April 26, 2022 – In the first three months of 2022, Spain’s state-owned ports handled 46.26 million tons (mt) of cargo...

Spanish ports’ traffic in fruit and vegetables remains stable in 2021

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) April 5, 2022 – Spain’s state-owned ports handled 12.11 million tons of fruits, vegetables and legumes in 2021, an...

Port of Vigo sees February cargo traffic up over 6%

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) March 22, 2022 – Total traffic of the Port of Vigo registered positive figures again during the month of February, which...

Port of Vigo maintains maintaining its leadership in fishing and car traffic in January 2022

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) February 28, 2022 – The Port of Vigo has started 2022 in the same way it closed 2021: maintaining its leadership of state...

Spain: State ports handle 46.6 million tons of cargo in January 2022, +9.8%

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) February 24, 2022 – In the first month of 2022, Spain’s state-owned ports handle a total of 46.67 million tons (mt) of...

Port of Vigo sees January growth exceed 2019 cargo

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) February 21, 2022 – The Port Authority of Vigo has reported that total traffic for the first month of the year amounted to...

Port of Vigo hosts the inaugural call of the first hybrid car carrier in the world,

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) January 28, 2022 – The Port of Vigo has received the inaugural call of the “Auto Advance”, the first hybrid car...

Spain: Total cargo handled by port authority – November 2021

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) December 23, 2021 – In the month of November 2021, Spain’s state-owned ports handled 45.75 million tons of cargo, compared...

Greek port of Igoumenitsa and Spain’s Vigo port renew their EcoPorts PERS certificates

Igoumenitsa, Greece (Ports Europe) December 23, 2021 – Greek port of Igoumenitsa and Spain’s Vigo port were certified through the EcoPorts’...

Port of Vigo plans shipbuilding facility

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) December 22, 2021 – The Port Authority of Vigo is planning a tender to develop a shipbuilding and repair faciity to occupy a...

Port of Vigo forecasts record year for 2021

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) December 20, 2021 – The Port of Vigo has registered the best data in the last five years in terms of movement of cars, and...

Spain: Total cargo handled by port authority – October 2021

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) November 26, 2021 – In the month of October 2021, Spain’s state-owned ports handled 47.26 million tons of cargo, compared...

Port of Vigo promotes the blue economy

The president of the Vigo Port Authority, Jesús Vázquez Almuiña, participated this morning in a Conference on the Future of Europe (COFE) that took place at...

Port of Vigo sees cargo traffic up over 9% in year to October

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) November 23, 2021 – In the first ten months of 2021, the Galician port of Vigo handled 3.95 million tons, an increase of +...

Vigo Ship Repair relaunched in Galicia

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) November 18, 2021 – The Vigo Ship Repair platform has been relaunched by over 20 local companies, businesses and associations...

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