Port of Lisbon is the largest Portuguese Port, situated on the Tejo River, near the Atlantic Ocean. The port has a strategic location where they allow easy access in Europe. It occupies an area of over 32,500ha, berthage of over 16,000 meters.
- TEU: 555,000
- A most important center for various sector
- More than 564,000 population in the city
- 2,700,000 plus called the metropolitan area
- Cruise ships handle a large capacity of total cargo handling
- Divided into two: North Bank and South Bank
- Over 3,500 vessels visit the port annually
- Handle approx. 407 thousand plus cruise passengers per year
Port of Leixões is one of the main and biggest ports that serves the Porto and northern part of Portugal. The port is an artificial harbor on the Atlantic Ocean.
- TEU: handled 632,574
- Most competitive and versatile multipurpose ports
- Formed by two curved breakwaters
- The most famous product is a wine
- Modernized port facilities
- Most important marine terminals in Portugal
- Total annual capacity of 18,000,000+ tons of goods
- Divided into two locations: the North Terminal and the South Terminal
The Aveiro Port runs as a multi-functional port, serving a comprehensive line of sectors on its coast. The following industries are chemical, agricultural food, construction, chemicals, ceramics, and more.
- TEU: N/A
- Approx. 3,500,000t of annual throughput
- Principal cargo: breakbulk, Ro-Ro, bulk liquid, and fishing vessels
- Provide a full range of services such as logistics and warehousing
- Comprise number of terminals
Port of Setúbal, a naturally sheltered port, is placed 50km south of Lisbon, on the Rio Sado estuary.
- TEU: 20,000
- Top handling cargo: dry bulk, liquid bulk, Ro-Ro, project cargo
- Has shipyard to offer construction and repair services
- Handle around 196,800 vehicles every year
- Provide all short of terminal services
Port of Sines is an artificial Portuguese port. It is a modern open deepwater port with a natural background of -28 m ZH. It has specialized terminals where the goods are warehoused and stored.
- TEU: 4.1 million/ year
- Serves as the main gateway to the country’s energy supply
- Operating 24 hours/day, 7days/week, 365days/year
- Provide large scale maritime services
- Houses multiple terminals
- Handled around 47.8 million tons of cargo (2018)
- Received any types of vessels and cargoes
The most important port infrastructure in the Algarve region is the Port of Faro. It is positioned in-between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.
- TEU: N/A
- Quay: 200-meter length
- Storage area: approx. 14.000m2 storage area
- Provided with two forklifts, three cranes, and warehouse (1.000m2)
- Capacity to receive vessels up to 120m l.o.a.
- Main handle goods: breakbulk, petroleum products, fish, and LPG
Port of Portimao is a commercial port, strategically located in the middle of the Mediterranean and Atlantic routes. The port is managed by the Ports of Sines and the Algarve Authority, S. A.
- TEU: above 14.000
- Quay – 330-meter length
- Accommodate vessels up to 215m L.O.A.; 8m of draft
- Capable to handle 2,000 passengers and 50.000GT
- Provide unique cruise terminal
Port of Figueira Da Foz, a shortsea port sited in the west-central coast of Portugal, the southern part of Aveiro. Its strategic location provides an excellent network of rail, road, and shortsea connections.
- TEU: N/A
- Comprise general cargo berth and dry bulk terminal
- Provide container operations and warehousing
- Quay – serve two mobile harbor cranes
- Accommodate vessels up to 3,000GT
- Main commodities: timber, steel mill products, paper, and pulp, etc
- More than 355 vessels visit the port per year
Port of Viana do Castelo is located northwestern part of the country. Their activities are developed on the edge of River Lima. They comprise good facilities for the commercial industry.
- TEU: N/A
- Terminal for Ro-Ro traffic
- Main exports: timber, paper, and granite
- Main imports: bulk cement, African wood, fish, machinery, and steel sheet
- Handled around 1 million tons of cargo annually