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Leixões handled 8.8 million tons in the first semester

The Port of Leixões handled 8.8 million tons of commodities in the first six months of the year.

Port of Leixões Shows its Efficiency to Brazilian Delegation

The Port of Leixões welcomed on 11 and 12 of July a Brazilian Mission with representatives of several port entities. This visit follows the strong commitment of Leixões in innovation, which has...

Reception of Export Containers at the Port of Leixões (Transitional Arrangements)

Given the extraordinary flow of road and rail freight arriving to the Port of Leixões, TCL is forced to implement as from now on contingency measures in order to go on granting the normal working...

Leixões handled 4.3 million tons of commodities in the first quarter

In the first quarter of this year, the Port of Leixões handled 4.3 million tons of commodities. Looking at the different cargo types, handling increased for Roll-On / Roll-off Cargo in 34,6% and...

Unifeeder links Leixões to Northern Europe

Unifeeder (Danish operator of short sea shipping) has announced a new service linking Leixões with Felixstowe and Rotterdam. This new service will connect Portugal with Northern Europe into the...

Port of Leixões at the Intermodal South America

The Port of Leixões attends one of the biggest Exhibitions for Logistics, Cargo Transport and International Trade worldwide. The Intermodal South America 2016 takes place from April 5th to 7th at...

Leixões grew 3.7% and handled 18.7 million tons of commodities

The Port of de Leixões handled in 2015 a record number of 18.7 million tons of commodities, which meant an increase of 3.7% over 2014. Considering the Port of Viana do Castelo, 19.2 million tons of...

The Governor of Bangkok and the Ambassador of Thailand in Portugal have visited the Port of Leixões

The Port of Leixões continues to attract international markets due to its excellent performance in recent years. Recently, this Port Authority has received the visit of the Governor of Bangkok, Mr....

Port of Leixões awakens attention in Brazil

The Port of Leixões is internationally recognized for its high level efficiency and arouses the attention of Brazil, particularly the Brazilian Federal Deputy for Transports, Tourism and...

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...