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November holds record growth path at Leixões

The handling activity at the Port of Leixões continues the strong growth of last years and November shows the best result ever in liquid and solid bulk as well as in ro-ro and break bulk cargo.

Hapag-Lloyd launches new North America Service at Leixões

The Port of Leixões has inaugurated a direct connection to North America market for exports with the 'Mediterranean Canada Service' (MCA) from the German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd. The...

Leixões achieves a new record

The Port of Leixões has handled last October more than 1.7 million tons of commodities, which means an increase of 9.8% over the same period last year. In fact, October was the best month ever at...

Logistics Platform of Leixões presented at Logistics Madrid 2015

The Logístics Platform of Leixões has been presented at ‘Logistics Madrid 2015', which took place on 18th e 19th of November at IFEMA - Madrid. The ‘Logistics Madrid 2015' was attended by...

Leixões becomes national leader in Ro-Ro cargo

Leixões became the national leader in roll-on / roll-off traffic with an increase of 85%.

Port of Leixões and Port of Viana do Castelo are global pioneers in technological innovation

Portugal has now the most technologically innovative ports in the world. The Port of Leixões and the Port of Viana do Castelo, both managed by APDL - Administração dos Portos do Douro, Leixões e...

APDL team won the 2nd Race of the Port of Leixões

The athletics team of APDL (Port Authority of Leixões) has won the 2nd Race of the Port of Leixões. This 10 km Race took place on 13th of September and was attended by over 2 000 runners.

APDL Opened the new Logistics Platform of the Port of Leixões

On July 29, the APDL - Administração dos Portos do Douro, Leixões e Viana do Castelo, SA (Port Authority), opened the Pole 1 and the Pole 2 of the new Logistics Platform of the Port of Leixões....

APDL presented Douro’s Inland Waterway 2020

On 23 July, this Port Authority APDL – Administração dos Portos do Douro, Leixões e Viana do Castelo, presented its intervention project - Douro's Inland Waterway in 2020 - on board of...

Pakistan Minister of Economy visited Leixões

On July 1, the Port of Leixões welcomed the Pakistan Minister of Economy for Europe, Mr. Safdar Sohail, the Pakistan Ambassador in Portugal, Mrs. Leena Salim Moazzam and the Honorary Consul of...

Port of Leixões at the TEN-T Days Exhibition in Riga

The Port of Leixões attended the Connecting EUROPE TeN-T Days wich took place in Riga, Latvia, on 22 and 23 of June. This two day transport conference known as TEN-T Days, organised by the European...

Port of Leixões welcomes PIANC Technical Seminar

The city of Porto hosted PIANC General Assembly, which took place on 19 of May 2015 at Âlfandega Congress Centre.

Port of Leixões participated in the simulacrum "Anémona 2015"

On May 14, Matosinhos held an Exercise to Combat Sea Pollution called "Anémona 2015" promoted by the Direcção-Geral da Autoridade Marítima (National Maritime Authority) and conducted by...

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...