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28/12
APS, Municipality of Sines and aicep Global Parques celebrate cooperation agreement

The Municipality of Sines, aicep Global Paques and the Ports of Sines and Algarve Authority (APS) sign a cooperation agreement with a joint view on th…

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3/12
Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Portugal visited the Port of Sines

The Port of Sines received, on December 2, the visit of the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Portugal, Lee Yoon, aiming to assess the economic p…

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23/11
Port of Sines receives the Minister for National Policies of Nicaragua

The Minister for National Policies of Nicaragua, Paulo Quist Kelly, visited the Port of Sines on November 19, accompanied by the Ambassadress of the R…

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17/11
APS CEO participates in conference on competition of the port sector

A conference on the competition of the port sector was held in Lisbon, on last November 12, under the responsibility of the law firm Vieira de Almeida…

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17/11
APS CEO participates in Vieira de Almeida & Associados’ conference on competition in the port sector

The Law Firm Vieira de Almeida organized a conference focused on the study over the competition in the port sector, in Lisbon on last November 12.

Th…

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3/11
Port of Sines receives Mexican Ambassador to Portugal

On October 30, the CEO of the Ports of Sines and the Algarve Authority, João Franco, received Alfredo Bravo, Mexican Ambassador to Portugal.

During t…

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21/10
APS installs X-ray scanner at the Port of Portimão

As part of the improvement plan concerning operating conditions and security of the commercial ports of Faro and Portimão, APS acquired for the Commer…

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20/10
Slovenian Ambassador to Portugal visits the Port of Sines

On October 19 the Slovenian Ambassador to Portugal, Matjaz Longar, visited the Port of Sines, where he met with the Board of Directors of Ports of Sin…

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15/10
Port of Sines receives Chinese Ambassador to Portugal

The Chinese Ambassador to Portugal, Cai Run, visited the Port of Sines on October 13, and was received by the President of Ports of Sines and the Alga…

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14/10
Architecture students visit Port of Sines

On 9 October, about 250 architecture students and teachers from 17 universities in the country visited the Port of Sines, and were welcomed by the Pre…

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12/10
Port of Sines handles 33,3 million tons

On the first nine months of the year the Port of Sines registered a homologous growth of 20,9%, with a total handling of 33,3 million tons. The increa…

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7/10
APS promoted at Mar Algarve Expo

The APS – Ports of Sines and the Algarve Authority participated in the event Mar Algarve Expo that took place between 1-3 October at the School of Hot…

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1/10
Book “Touristic Cruises” presented at the Port of Portimão

The book “Touristic Cruises – a systemic and multidisciplinary perspective” was presented at the Port of Portimão, aboard the cruise vessel Ocean Prin…

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23/9
Denmark Ambassador visited the Port of Sines

On September 21, APS received the Denmark Ambassador to Portugal, Michael Suhr, who intended to know the potential of the Port of Sines in order to pr…

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21/9
President of Ports of Cape Verde meets with APS

The President of ENAPOR – Ports of Cape Verde, Carlitos Fortes, visited the Port of Sines, on September 17, and was received by the company’s Board of…

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21/9
Port of Sines receives the first “Triple E” from Maersk

For the first time in Portugal, a Maersk vessel from the “Triple E” class called the Port of Sines on last September 18. It was the “Maersk MC Kinney-…

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17/9
APS signs agreement with SEF for the ports of the Algarve

The Ports of Sines and the Algarve Authority (APS) and the Border Authority (SEF) signed an agreement aiming to provide faster and more effective proc…

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16/9
Port of Portimão promoted at Seatrade Europe 2015

The Cruise Terminal of the Port of Portimão integrated the stand of the Ports of Portugal on this year’s edition of Seatrade Europe, held in Hamburg f…

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11/9
Port of Sines received the Secretary of State for Food and Agri-food Research

Nuno Vieira e Brito, Secretary of State for Food and Agri-food Research, visited the Port of Sines, on September 11, to witness the export of cattle, …

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10/9
Cattle export trough the Port of Sines

On September 10 started an unprecedented operation with livestock, which included the export of about 3,650 cattle, with provenance mainly from Alente…

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8/9
APS releases market research on the handling of the cruise ships at the Port of Portimão

The APS – Ports of Sines and Algarve Authority, approved the launch of a tender for a market study on the handling of cruise ships and for the evaluat…

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2/9
Sines in the World TOP 100

The Port of Sines is, for the first time, part of the World TOP 100 occupying the 97th position, according to the World Top Container Ports 2015, publ…

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26/8
APS promotes the Port of Sines in “Sail Amsterdam 2015”

APS – Ports of Sines and the Algarve Authority presented the Port of Sines and its logistic areas to entrepreneurs and investors in the shipping and l…

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21/8
Sines’ Maritime Authority with new facilities

The opening of new facilities of the Sines’ Maritime Authority took place on last August 14, and the ceremony was headed by the General-Director of th…

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19/8
MSC New York of 16.652 TEU and 399m calls Sines

The MSC New York, with a capacity of 16.652 TEU, called the Port of Sines for the first time on last August 18, coming from the Port of Antwerp and be…

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17/8
Terminal XXI gets ready for the future

APS – Ports of Sines and the Algarve Authority started the works concerning the uniformization of the bottoms of the Sines Container Terminal (TXXI) b…

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11/8
“MSC ZOE” of 19.224 TEU calls Sines

On August 11, the vessel MSC Zoe, one of the biggest container ships in the world, called the Port of Sines. Belonging to the ship-owner Mediterranean…

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4/8
Delegation from the Port of Cabinda visited the Port of Sines

A delegation from the Port of Cabinda (Angola) visited the Port of Sines on July 29, in order to get information about the organization and operation …

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27/7
ZALSINES will have a new cold warehouse

APS signed a surface rights’ contract with FP Sines (FRIOPUERTO™ SINES) for the construction and maintenance of a logistics warehouse in ZALSINES – Lo…

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21/7
Mexican delegation of GPT (Alfa Group) visited the Port of Sines

A delegation from GPT Mexican Company, owned by the Alfa Group, visited the Port of Sines on last July 16, accompanied by representatives from Galp En…

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20/7
APS receives the meeting of the Executive Committee of ESPO – European Sea Ports Organization

In the next month of September, APS – Ports of Sines and Algarve Authority will host a meeting of the Executive Committee of ESPO – European Sea Ports…

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15/7
Delegation from the Port of Luanda visits the Port of Sines

A delegation from the Port of Luanda, headed by its President Alberto Bengue, visited the Port of Sines on last July 13, aiming be acquainted with the…

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13/7
APS invests 2,8 million Euros in the ports of Algarve

 

 

The development works of the ports of Faro and Portimão, under the responsibility of the Ports of Sines and the Algarve Authority, proceed accor…

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6/7
Port of Sines handles 21,8 million tons on the first semester

On the first 6 months of the year, the Port of Sines handled 21,8 million of tons, representing a growth of 25% over the same period of the previous y…

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1/7
APS’ CEO participates in Conference about Portugal 2020

APS’ CEO, João Franco, participated in the debate on the investment priorities of Portugal 2020, integrating the conference “Services – A Quiet Revolu…

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30/6
APS modernizes presence on the Internet

The Ports of Sines and the Algarve Authority developed a new website, based on the new corporate image and the new management reality, comprising the …

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23/6
APS takes part in the Siemens Business Conference
APS’ CEO, João Franco, presented his vision of the future of the port sector and how it can contribute for the increase of the country’s exports.
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19/6
Port of Sines Day gathers over 150 participants
The Port of Sines Day is celebrated on 19 June, the date tha was publicated the Decree-Law which created the Gabinete da Área de Sines
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11/6
Port of Sines present at SIL, Barcelona
This was a joint action to promote the logistics corridor between the ports of Sines, Lisbon and Setúbal and Badajoz Logistics Platform
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10/6
Port of Sines promoted in Atlantico Business Development in Netherlands
João Franco was one of the seminar speakers under the theme "Portugal Ports & Maritime Sector"
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5/6
A delegation of the Port of Ningbo visited the Port of Sines
The delegation was led by Vice-president of Ningbo Port Co., Ltd.
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2/6
APS President participated as a speaker at the 1st Conference of the Journal of Maritime Economy
João Franco was a guest speaker in the panel "What Ports and Maritime Transport We Want?"
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1/6
APS extends Information Security Management System to the Algarve ports and Railway
The Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance was the entity responsible for conducting the audit and noted the innovative sense of Single Window Logistics
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30/5
Ports of Sines and the Algarve at Santiagro
The XXVIII Santiagro took place in Santiago do Cacém, on last May 29-31.
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27/5
APS auditorium received workshop on the transportation of dangerous materials

The auditorium of APS – Ports Sines and the Algarve Authority received, on the 27th of May, a workshop on the transportation of dangerous materials, o…

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23/5
CEO of APS speaker in the 12th European Sea Ports Conference

The Port of Piraeus, in Athens, was the host of the 12th  European Sea Ports Conference (ESPO) which occurred between the 21st and 22nd of May under…

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18/5
Sines' Leisure Port and Vasco da Gama Beach renew the Blue Flag

The high environmental standards of the Port of Sines were once again recognized by the renewal of the Blue Flag in the Vasco da Gama beach and the Po…

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15/5
Ports of Sines and Amboim establish cooperation

APS – Ports of Sines and the Algarve Authority and EPA – Port Company of Amboim, E.P. signed a Cooperation Protocol, on last May.

Under this document…

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13/5
Port of Sines received the Ambassador of Panama

The Port of Sines received, on May 12, the visit of the Ambassador of Panama in Lisbon, Ilka Varela de Bares, accompanied by a diplomatic delegation f…

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30/4
Portuguese Ports Association gathered in the Port of Portimão

The Port of Portimão has recently welcomed two meetings of APP - Portuguese Ports Association, the first of the Working Group on IT Systems and the se…

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19/4
Singapore Bridge calls the Port of Sines

On last April 19, the Sines Container Terminal - Terminal XXI received the ship Singapore Bridge on its first call of the new MSC service Australian E…

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16/4
Port of Sines handles 9,9 million tons on the First Quarter of 2015

The Port of Sines handled a total of 9,9 million tons on the first quarter of 2015, which represents an increase of 21,6% when compared to last year’s…

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15/4
“World day for the Awareness for Corrosion” celebrated at the APS Auditorium

The 3rd Meeting of the World day for the Awareness for Corrosion, under the responsibility of Technical Division of Corrosion and Materials Protection…

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14/4
Students from the University of Algarve visited the Port of Sines

Nearly 50 students of the University of Business Management in Algarve, visited the Port of Sines, being received by the company’s CEO, João Franco.

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8/4
Port of Sines received business delegation from Goias

A business delegation from the Brazilian State of Goias visited the Port of Sines on last April 8. The delegation, received by João Franco and José …