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APDL launched a new platform for port access

From April 2, procedures to gain access to the International Areas of the Port of Leixões are simpler. APDL started a new platform named CUP - Cartão Único Portuário, which is a one-stop shop for...

World Poetry Day - Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen's poems at Leixões

In celebrating World Poetry Day, March 21, the Port Authority started the extension of the containment barrier using now Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen's poems. This barrier's prupose...

APDL celebrates World Water Day 2018

World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. The theme for World Water Day 2018 is ‘Nature for Water’ – exploring nature-based solutions...

APDL has promoted Fire Fighting Training Courses

APDL has promoted a training program for Leça da Palmeira and Leixões Fire Brigades in order to make firefighting within port facilities more efficient and approach those to the risks associated to...

Port of Leixões at the Intermodal South America

The Port of Leixões attended Intermodal South America held in the Brasilian city of São Paulo from 13 -15 March.

Porto Cruise Terminal hosted ItechStyle Summit

Porto Cruise Terminal was the chosen place for the iTechStyle Summit held from February 28 to March 2 aiming to provide a platform to globalize the research by installing a dialogue between...

APDL has a new Board of Directors

The new Board of Directors of the APDL - Administração dos Portos do Douro, Leixões e Viana do Castelo were approved to take office on March 1.

Roadmap for Carbon Neutrality at Leixões

On February 26, the Porto Cruise Terminal hosted the "Roadmap for Carbon Neutrality", an iniciative by the Portuguese Ministry of Environment.

Ambassador of Bangladesh has visited the Port of Leixões

On February 22, the Ambassador of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, Mr. Ruhul Alam Siddique, visited the Port of Leixões and its Logistics Platform and spoke about the possibility of...

Assunção Cristas has visited Leixões

On February 19, the Port Authority of Douro, Leixões and Viana do Castelo welcomed at Leixões the CDS-PP current leader Assunção Cristas and her party delegation, which had the oportunity to visit...

Leixões recebeu escala inaugural de um dos maiores navios ro-ro

Esta quarta-feira, 14 de fevereiro, o Porto de Leixões recebeu, pela primeira vez, um dos maiores navios de carga ro-ro do mundo em serviço short sea shipping: o Delphine.

Port of Leixões handled a record number of 19.5 Million tonnes of commodities

Last year, the Port of Leixões handled a fresh record number of 19.5 Million tonnes of cargo, 1.2 Million more than the previous year. These numbers represents an increase of 8% over 2016 and an...

Porto Cruise Terminal has celebrated the Epiphany's Day

On January 6, the Port Authority of Douro, Leixões and Viana do Castelo celebrated the "Three King's Day" with a permormance of the Ensemble Vocal Pro Music.

Problemas no acesso à Portaria do Porto de Leixões

A APDL – Administração dos Portos do Douro, Leixões e Viana do Castelo, vem informar que no dia 21 de Dezembro, registaram-se problemas nos sistemas de informação da APDL, que causaram...

Portuguese Minister of the Sea has inaugurated 4 Logistics Operation Centers at Leixões

The Portuguese Minister of the Sea Ana Paula Vitorino has celebrated the opening of 4 Logistics Operation Centers at the Logistics Platform of the Port of Leixões and pointed out the importance of...

Portuguese Minister of Economy has visited the Port of Leixões and praised port export performance

On November 15, the Portuguese Minister of Economy, Manuel Caldeira Cabral, has visited the Port of Leixões and praised port export performance and the strong ties with region's business...

October was the best month ever for the Port of Leixões

The freight volume handled by the Port of Leixões continues to expand. After ten months the total this year stands at 16.4 million tonnes, an increase of 8.1% compared with the same period of last...

Porto Cruise Terminal hosts Marinetech 2017

The Porto Cruise Terminal has been chosen to host the 2nd edition of MARINETECH organized by the Portuguese Hydrographic Institute and the CIIMAR - Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and...

Port of Leixões promotes strategic investments in China

Portugal’s Minister of the Sea, Ana Paula Vitorino, accompanied by representatives of 40 Portuguese port and related companies and industries, was in China for a busy, eight-day visit to concretize...

Leixões handled a record 14.6 million tonnes of cargo

The Port of Leixões has established a new record with the handling of 14.6 million tonnes of commodities until September, which represents an increase of 7%, over the same period of the last year.