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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...

Leixões handles 13 million tons of commodities till September

Up to September, the Port of Leixões handled 13.2 million tons of commodities with particular emphasis on the ro-ro cargo (+ 937%) when compared with the same period of 2013.

Secretary of State for Tourism of Guinea-Bissau visited the Port of Leixões

On 10 October, the Secretary of State for Tourism of Guinea-Bissau, Mr. Vicente Fernandes, visited the Port of Leixões. This visit's main objective was to visit this port infrastructure and ...

Minister of Economy and Secretary of State for Infrastructure, Transport and Communications visited the Port of Leixões

On September 24, the Minister of Economy, Mr. António Pires de Lima, along with the Secretary of State for Infrastructure, Transport and Communications, Mr. Sérgio Monteiro, visited the Port of...

Minister of Public Works of Timor visited the Port of Leixões

On September 24 the Port of Leixões welcomed the Minister of Public Works of Timor, Mr. Gastão Francisco de Sousa.

Day of the Port of Leixões celebrated on September 20

On September 20 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.

The Port of Leixões handled 8.8 million tons of cargo in the 1st semester

The Port of Leixões achieved a new record of 8.8 million tonnes of cargo handled in the first half of 2014, which represents an increase of 4.2% over the same period last year, based on a 9%...

Port of Leixões grows 5% until May

The Port of Leixões handled 1.68 million tonnes of commodities during May, making it the busiest month of the year with an increase of 36% compared to the same month last year.

Messages in the South Mole

In the coming weeks, the south mole of the Port of Leixões will reveal a set of sentences created from recyclable material. This is a work project of Rui Loureiro, a designer and publicist,...

National Day for Prevention and Safety at Work

In the past May 28 it was held in the Auditorium Infante D. Henrique, a session to commemorate the National Day for Prevention and Safety at Work, in partnership with the Authority for Working...

The Port of Leixões participates in another edition of the Forum do Mar

In a partnership between the Port Authority and the concessionaires TCL – Terminal de Contentores de Leixões and TCGL – Terminal de Carga Geral e Granéis de Leixões, the Port of...

Dia Nacional de Prevenção e Segurança no Trabalho 2014

No âmbito das comemorações do Dia Nacional da Prevenção e Segurança no Trabalho, a Autoridade para as Condições de Trabalho, em colaboração com a APDL – Administração dos Portos do Douro e...

Architecture & Water Fronts Conference discussed harmony between cities and ports

This meeting of the governing board was organized by RETE, international non-profit organisation engaged in promoting cooperation between ports and cities which is chaired by Emilio Brògueira Dias,...