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Puertos del Estado

Puertos del Estado is a Spanish, state-owned organisation responsible for the management of state-owned ports. The company executes the port policy of the government and coordinates and controls the efficiency of the port system, made up of 28 port authorities that manage the 46 ports of general interest. Puertos del Estado is answerable to the Ministry of Public Works that is responsible for implementing the government’s port policy.

Latin America trade mission visits Spain

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) May 15, 2024 – A delegation of Latin American port leaders is visiting Spain. The trade mission comprised 15 representatives...

Spain’s Port of Melilla seeks central funding

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) May 13, 2024 – Senior management of Autoridad Portuaria de Melilla (APM – Port Authority of Melilla) were in Madrid...

Spanish port system increases revenue in 2023

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) April 30, 2024 – The national port system, coordinated by Puertos del Estado, closed the 2023 financial year with a net...

Spain: Total cargo traffic by port – January 2024

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) February 26, 2024 – Spanish ports of general interest handed 45.6 million tons of cargo in January, up +3.4% more than in...

Spanish ports see +3.4% cargo increase in January 2024

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) February 26, 2024 – Spanish ports of general interest handed 45.6 million tons of cargo in January, up +3.4% more than in...

Puertos del Estados supports “cold ironing”, electrification

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) February 21, 2024 – Representatives of state port authorities have met in the Port of Barcelona to share experiences and...

Spanish cargo traffic decreased -4% in Jan-Sep 2023

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) October 26, 2023 – Spanish cargo traffic decreased by -4% in January-September 2023, moving 408.52 million tons of cargo,...

Spanish port traffic exceeds 181 mln tons in the first four months

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) May 23, 2023 – Cargo traffic at Spanish state ports was 181.51 million tons in the first four months of 2023, a decrease of...

Spanish state-owned ports record turnover of €1,190 mln, up +11.5%

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) March 14, 2023 – Spanish state-owned ports recorded total turnover of €1,190 million, up +11.5% compared to €1,067...

Spanish port cargo traffic close to pre-pandemic numbers

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) October 26, 2022 – Spanish port cargo traffic is close to pre-pandemic numbers according to state agency Puertos del Estado....

Spanish ports see cargo up in Jan-Aug 2022

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) September 27, 2022 – Spanish state ports 380,154,713 tons during the first eight months of the year, up +5.5% compared to...

Spanish port traffic exceeds pre-pandemic levels

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) August 1, 2022 – Total port traffic between the months of January and June reached 284.69 million tons, an increase of +7.3%...

Spain: Total port traffic exceeds 185.2 million tons in the first four months of 2022

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) May 25, 2022 – Spain’s state-owned ports handled 185.2 million tons (mt) in the first four months of 2022, an increase...

Port Authority of A Coruña allocates €5.7 million for railway access support for the Outer Port project

Coruña, Spain (PortSEurope) May 6, 2022 – The Port Authority of A Coruña has allocated €5.7 million for the technical assistance for the work on...

Port Authority of Gijón has extended the current concession of the APM Terminals container terminal

Gijón, Spain (PortSEurope) March 28, 2022 – The Port Authority of Gijón has extended the current concession of the APM Terminals container terminal for...

Puertos del Estado issues “favourable report” for the new container terminal in the Port of Valencia

València, Spain (PortSEurope) March 28, 2022 – Puertos del Estado (OPPE), part the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda (MITMA), has said it...

José Antonio Lago appointed new “director de Explotación” at Puertos del Estado

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) March 9, 2022 – José Antonio Lago has been appointed as the new director of Exploitation of Puertos del Estado, filling the...

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...

President of Puertos del Estado visits Port of Cartagena

Cartagena, Spain (Ports Europe) February 8, 2022 – The President of Puertos del Estado, Álvaro Rodríguez Dapena, visited the Port of Cartagena today...

President of Puertos del Estado visits the port of Gijón

Gijón, Spain (Ports Europe) February 2, 2022 – The president of Puertos del Estado, Álvaro Rodríguez Dapena, has visited the port of Gijón and has...

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