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Leixões welcomes cars from Wolkswagen Autoeuropa

APDL Port Authority is about to ship 700 vehicles from WOLKSWAGEN AUTOEUROPA and expresses its satisfaction with Autoeuropa's confidence in the port and in the port operators. Until the end of...

Association for the Collaboration between Ports and Cities gathered in Matosinhos

APDL welcomed the 30º Meeting of the RETE - Association for the Collaboration between Ports and Cities. The 30º Meeting of the RETE took place from 22 to 24 of November at the 'Casa da...

APDL at the Business2Sea - Sea Forum 2018

The Business2Sea - Sea Forum of 2018 took place from November 14 to 16 at the Alfandega Porto Congress Centre. The 8th edition of the event was dedicated to the '2030 Sea Challenges' and...

Water quality monitoring ensures that waters remain unpolluted at Leixões

Following a small spill of formic acid at the Port of Leixões, the Port Authority requested a water quality analysis from CIIMAR - the Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research...

DocksThe Future workshop with experts at Leixões

The two days event aimed at getting the vision, sharing knowledge and ideas about the Port of The Future: the DocksTheFuture project defines the Port of the Future, meant as a near future (2030)...

Portugal’s Minister of the Sea, Ana Paula Vitorino visited Leixões

On October 24, the Port of Leixões welcomed the Portugal’s Minister of the Sea, Ana Paula Vitorino for a visit to the port infrastructures and services.

APDL attended first edition of the Portugal Shipping Week

The inaugural Portugal Shipping Week showcased Portugal’s role as a global shipping and logistics maritime centre. Policy-makers from the Portuguese Government have joined shipowners and operators...

Port of Leixões hosted Bar Pilot Safety Conference

On September 28, the Port of Leixões hosted the Conference "Segurança – O elo comum dos transportes", which was promoted by the Portuguese Bar Pilots Association –...

Port of Leixões Day took place on September 15

The 'Port of Leixões Day' took place on September 15th with over 27.000 participants. Among many other activities, the new Porto Cruise Terminal hosted a concert by the Orquestra Jazz de...

Port of Leixões Day will take place on September 15

On September 15 the Port of Leixões opens its doors to all community for a unique opportunity to meet one of the largest ports on the Iberian Peninsula. It will be the 10th edition of the event and...

Port of Leixões Run is coming!

The countdown to the 5th edition of the Port of Leixões Run has already started. This year's edition is expected to gather more than 3000 athletes.

Leixões performed the best semester ever handling nearly 10 million tonnes of commodities

The Port of Leixões handled in the first six months of the year 9 978 313 tonnes of commodities, which means an increase of 1.36% over last year numbers and an average of 1 632 528 tonnes per month.

Porto Cruise Terminal hosts Serralves Exhibition

From July 23 until September 30 the Porto Cruise Terminal will be open daily to show some works from the Serralves Collection. For visits, please send us an e-mail to marketing@apdl.pt.

LAST CALL – Concurso de fotografia ‘Focando o Porto de Leixões’

A Administração dos Portos do Douro, Leixões e Viana do Castelo (APDL) já entrou em contagem decrescente para o encerramento do período de candidaturas da 7.ª edição do concurso de fotografia...

APDL promotes social responsibility policy and welcomed a special group of visitors

APDL has been developing a set of initiatives within its social responsibility policy. Therefore, on July 9 the Port of Leixões welcomed a group of 40 visitors from Association of the Douro Region...

Douro Inland Waterway: new Tariff Policy come into force on August 1

The new Tariff Policy for the Douro Inland Waterway come into force on August 1 and it will be gradually applied over the next four years based on the user-payer principle. The new Tariff Policy...

A Delegation from Namibia visited the Port of Leixões

On June 28, APDL welcomed a delegation from the Republic of Namibia to table possible partnerships between the second largest port in Portugal and the port infrastructures in Namibia.

ISGec - Information Systems Governance European Club has visited Leixões

On June 19 the Training Centre of the Port of Leixões welcomed the ISGec - Information Systems Governance European Club. The purpose of this visit was to get in touch with the effectiveness and...

Porto Cruise Terminal opens its doors for Open House Porto 2018

Porto Cruise Terminal joins once again to Open House with a sunset party at the building's terrace. The Porto Cruise Terminal is one out of 65 architectural places open to the public for free...

APDL encourages and promotes photographic activity as a way of interacting with the community

As part of our Social Responsibility Policy, the Port of Leixões is promoting the 7th edition of the photo contest 'Focusing on the Port of Leixões', which is open to all. The rules are...