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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.

Spain: Total seaport cargo traffic by port authority – Q1 2921

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) April 27, 2021 – The 46 state-managed ports of general interest handled 46,378,257 tons during March, growth of 4.6%...

Atlantic Vigo Cruise Terminal: First terminal in Europe to obtain the biological risk control certification

During this cessation of activity due to the pandemic, which has severely affected the cruise sector, the shipping companies have taken advantage of this time...

Spain: Total cargo handled by port authority – February 2021

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) April 7, 2021 – Puertos del Estado has reported total cargo traffic of Spanish state-owned ports in February 2021 of 40.43...

Fruit, food and auto parts, the most outstanding goods in the Port of Vigo until February

The president of the Port Authority of Vigo, Jesús Vázquez Almuíña, this morning informed the Board of Directors of the institution, meeting in ordinary...

Spain: Total cargo handled by port authority – January 2021

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) February 26, 2021 – Puertos del Estado has reported total cargo traffic of Spanish state-owned ports in January 2021 of...

Vigo Port Authority and the Pontevedra Employers’ Confederation review future projects

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) February 24, 2021 – The presidents of the Vigo Port Authority (APV) and the Pontevedra Employers’ Confederation (CEP),...

Vigo port and local government discuss Brexit and rail investment

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) February 23, 2021 – The president of Autoridad Portuaria de Vigo (APV – Port Authority of Vigo), Jesús Vázquez...

Port of Vigo sees over 9% rise in cargo traffic in January 2021

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) February 23, 2021 – The Port of Vigo located in Pontevedra, Galicia, registered an increase of +9.47% in merchandise traffic...

Vigo port traffic rises in January 2021

Vigo, Spain (Ports Europe) February 22, 2021 – The Galician port of Vigo has reported January 2021 cargo traffic increased by 9.47%. Noteworthy was a...

Vigo port sees cargo traffic up over 4% in 2020

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) January 25, 2021 – According to provisional data from 2020, the northwest port of Vigo reports a record year for merchandise...

Vigo port confirms works worth around €4 million

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) January 5, 2021 – During the past month of November, works worth around €4 million ($4.91 million) were certified, among...

Spanish ports traffic down over 9% Jan-Nov year-on-year

The 46 state-owned ports, coordinated by Puertos del Estado, moved 43.5 million tons during the month of November, registering a slight variation of -0.4%...

Spain will invest €1,001 million in ports in 2021

The president of Puertos del Estado (PdE), Francisco Toledo, has presented the budgets of the state-owned port system which will amount to €1,001 million in...

Puertos del Estado reports October fall in ports’ cargo traffic

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) November 25, 2020 – The 46 ports of general interest of the State, coordinated by Puertos del Estado (PdE), moved 45.9...

Spanish port traffic drops 5.5% in October

Puertos del Estado – November 24, 2020 Goods in transit continue to recover ground, growing by 12.5%. 9 of the 28 Port Authorities (Alicante, Almería,...

EU job-search aid worth €2 million for 500 former shipbuilding workers in Spain

Former shipbuilding workers from Galicia will receive €2,054,400 in EU aid to help them re-integrate into the labour market, following a plenary vote on...

ANFAC values ​​very positively the proactivity of Spanish ports

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) October 7, 2020 – The President of Puertos del Estado, Francisco Toledo, attended the online presentation of the 2019 edition...

Puertos del Estado reports July 2020 cargo traffic statistics by port authority

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) September 8, 2020 – Puertos del Estado, the state-run ports system, reports July 2020 cargo traffic (tonnes) statistics by...

Puertos del Estado reports June 2020 cargo figures by port authority

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) July 30, 2020 – Puertos del Estado, the state-run ports system, reports June 2020 cargo traffic (tonnes) statistics by port...

Puertos del Estado reports May 2020 cargo figures by port authority

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) July 5, 2020 – Puertos del Estado, the state-run ports system, reports May 2020 cargo traffic (tonnes) statistics by port...

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