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Port of Leixões welcome Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area from Beijing

A delegation from Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area (TEDA) visited the Port of Leixões. TEDA headquarters are located near Beijing and covers 5 282 foreign investment projects...

Photo Contest (Focusing on the Port of Leixões)

APDL is promoting a photo contest open to the general public encouraging the participation of local community in social initiatives of the port.

MV Niledutch Antwerpen Calls Leixões on its Maiden Voyage

On May 1, the Port of Leixões welcomed NILEDUTCH ANTWERPEN container ship on its maiden voyage.The naming ceremony of the ship was held on Friday 24 April 2015, at IMT Terminals in Antwerp, Belgium.

Concession of the Dry Dock "Eng. Duarte Pacheco"

The Board of Directors of APDL - Administração dos Portos do Douro, Leixões e Viana do Castelo, S.A. decided to publicize the existence of a request to obtain the concession for the use of the Dry...

Rehabilitation of the Old Port of Leixões Workshops distinguished with National Award for Urban Rehabilitation

The rehabilitation project of the Old Port of Leixões Workshops was distinguished with the National Award for Urban Rehabilitation 2015 as the Best Intervention of Services and Commerce, in a...

Port of Leixões Hits Monthly Record

The Port of Leixões handled 1.73 million tonnes of commodities in March, which represents an increase of 4.2% over the same month last year. It was the best month ever at this port exceeding the...

Leixões Logistics Platform at Supply Chain Meeting

The Logistics Platform of Leixões attended the Supply Chain Meeting 2015 which took place on 7 and 8 April, at Vila Franca de Xira, Portugal. The event was organized by Logística Moderna and the...

Port of Leixões welcomes the Brazilian Minister of Ports at Intermodal South America

The Brazilian Chief Minister of the National Secretariat of Ports, Mr. Edson Coelho Araújo, visited the stand of the Port of Leixões at the trade fair Intermodal South America.

Ports of Venezuela visits the Port of Leixões

The Vice President, Mr. Franklin Romero Padilla and the Director of Vocational Training, Mr. Arthur Romero, from Bolivariana de Puertos of Venezuela (Bolipuertos), gathered at the Port of Leixões...

Delegação dos Portos de S. Tomé e Príncipe visita o Porto de Leixões

Representantes da Administração dos Portos de São Tomé e Príncipe (ENAPORT) visitaram o Porto de Leixões esta quinta-feira, dia 12 de março.

Port Authority of A Coruña visited the Port of Leixões

On 22 January, the Chairman of the Port Authority of A Coruña, Mr. Enrique Losada Rodriguez and some port operation managers, visited the Port of Leixões.

Leixões achieves a new record: 18 million tons

In 2014, the Port of Leixões handled 18.1 million tons of commodities which means a new record and an increase of 5.3% over last year.

Port Authority of Leixões and Port Authority of Viana do Castelo are now a single new company

From 1 January 2015, APDL – Administração dos Portos do Douro e Leixões, SA, came to be called APDL – Administração dos Portos do Douro, Leixões e Viana do Castelo, SA, as a result of...

Leixões handles 70 locomotives bound for South Africa

The Port of Leixões are handling 70 locomotives which are being exported by the German ship owner MACS - Maritime Carrier Shipping towards Cape Town (South Africa), until the end of 2016.

The Port of Leixões reaches 650 000 TEU’s in 2014

Six years were needed to pass from 300 000 to 400 000 TEU's, more three years were needed to reach the 500 000 and now, only three years were needed to overcome the barrier of 650 000 TEU's.

The Port of Leixões handled more than 16 million tonnes until November

The Port of Leixões handled 16.4 million tonnes of commodities until November, which means a growth of 2.2% over the same period last year.

15 million tonnes handled in Leixões until October

The Port of Leixões handled 15 million tonnes of commodities until October which represents an increase of 1.1% over the same period last year.

New Oil Terminal Platform

This new platform is located at the Oil Terminal of Leixões and it will replace the old crane intended to place tetrapod with about 40 tons. In the future, this new platform will handled different...

15 tons of food will be sent to poor families in Angola

Under the 1st edition of the Social Responsibility Campaign LET'S CONTINUE TO GIVE , a container with about 15 tons of food will leave the Port of Leixões on October, 16 towards families in...