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APDL at the Business2Sea 2017

The 7th edition of Business2Sea/Sea Forum took place on 5th and 6th of June at Alfandega Porto Congress Centre, Porto, Portugal, and it was dedicated to the main theme “Ocean Technology and...

APDL achieves new quality certification for all services and business units

In only 6 months, APDL achieves two Quality Certifications. In October 2016, the company's Quality Management System was extended to all its services and business units (Port of Leixões, Port...

Port of Leixões handled 4.6 Million tons of commodities

In the first quarter of 2017, the Port of Leixões handled 4.6 million tons of commodities, which represents a growth of 7% compared to the same period of last year. The Port Authority of Leixões...

Port of Leixões at INTERMODAL SOUTH AMERICA

The Port of Leixões is looking for new businesses and new partnerships at the 23rd edition of Intermodal South America, the largest event for the logistics, cargo transport and foreign trade...

China-Portugal economic cooperation prospects

On March 3, the Port Authority of Douro, Leixões and Viana do Castelo (APDL) hosted the International Business Fair promoted by the Chamber of Cooperation and Development Portugal – China...

The Port of Leixões recorded the best month in 10 years

January was the busiest month of the last 10 years at the Port of Leixões. 1.625 thousand tons of commodities were handled in this first month, which represents an increased of 12% over the same...

Portuguese Minister of Sea presents the "Strategy to increase competitiveness at the Port of Leixões”

On February 17, the Porto Cruise Terminal welcomed the Portuguese Minister of Sea, Mrs. Ana Paula Vitorino, who presented the Strategic Actions to Increase Port Competitiveness of Leixões until 2026.

EFACEC Transformers required Leixões to create special access

The Port of Leixões was obliged to create a special access for the handling of the heaviest 3-Phase transformers ever made in Portugal. These GSU (Generator Step-Up) SHELL´s technology transformers...

Port of Leixões handled 18.3 million tons of commodities

In 2016, the Port of Leixões handled 18.3 million tons of commodities, slightly less than last year (-2.7%) caused by the fall of 10.8% in Liquid Bulk mainly due to maintenance works of the...

Pier B of the Leixões Oil Terminal fully operational

The Pier B of Leixões Oil Terminal, previously suspended after an accident between two ships, is already fully operational. The important cooperation of GALP and the Port Authority services has...

Port of Leixões welcomed Mexican Delegation

On January 24, the Port of Leixões was visited by a Delegation from Mexico, which included the General Director of Integral Port Administration of Baja California Sur, Lic. Mr. José López Soto and...

Port of Leixões Accident Clarification

The Port Authority of Leixões clarifies that on January 16, the cargo ship 'Erasmos' collided with the oil tanker 'Emerald Blue' which was docked at the Oil Terminal (Pier B)....

Communication: Entrance and clearance of ships at Leixões

The Port Authority of Leixões announces the following improvements regarding the entrance and clearance of ships at the Port of Leixões, which will come into force immediately.

Portuguese Minister of the Sea presents new strategy for ocean renewable energies

Among the initiatives marking the first year of the twenty-first Portuguese Constitutional Government, the industrial strategy of ocean renewable energy was publicly presented by the Portuguese...

APDL strengthens protocol with INESC TEC

The Port Authority of Douro, Leixões and Viana do Castelo (APDL) reinforced its partnership with INESC TEC (the Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science) on the...

Concessionaire of the Port of Leixões invested 2.8 M € in a crane of 124 tons of handling capacity

A new crane with a handling capacity of 124 tons will shortly start operations at Leixões, which means an investment of 2.8 million euros made by TCGL, the concessionaire of all break Bulk cargo at...

New weekly CLdN Ro-Ro Service reinforces Leixões

Since 1 November, the Port of Leixões gained one more weekly connection of the CLdN Ro-Ro service, a European short sea shipping operator.

O serviço Leixões -Roterdão passa a ter 3...

The Port of Leixões increased 27% in the handling of commodities

In September 2016, the Port of Leixões handled 1.7 million tons of commodities, which represents an increase of 27% over the same period of 2015.

All cargo segments increased: Dry Bulk...

Cancellation of Tendering procedures by public iniciative

Considering the high number of submitted requests for clarification and the consequent need to change or clarify fundamental aspects of the procedures below, the Port Authority has decided to...

Republic of Montenegro visited the Port of Leixões

On September 29, the Port of Leixões welcomed a group of technical assistants from the Republic of Montenegro, which aimed to acknowledge the reality of Leixões mainly the recent projects developed...