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27/12
APS extends Single Port Invoice to Algarve Ports

In compliance with the Resolution of the Council of Ministers n. 12/2016, of March 16, and following the Protocols signed with the various authorities…

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23/12
Multipurpose terminal equipped with new crane

The Sines Multipurpose Terminal, concessioned to Portsines, reinforced its operational conditions with the installation of a new mobile crane. This ne…

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20/12
Prime Minister and Minister for the Sea in Sines

The Port of Sines was the stage for the presentation of the Strategy for the Increase of Port Competitiveness - Horizon 2016-2026, by the Minister of …

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14/12
Port of Sines receives delegation of the Port of Luanda

A delegation from the Port of Luanda visited the Port of Sines in order to know some procedures of this port administration related to ethics, informa…

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9/12
APS presents new Emergency Net for the Port of Sines

The APS - Port of Sines and Algarve Authority, presented to all the entities involved in the Emergency and Protection Plans of the Port of Sines the n…

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5/12
Secretary General of the Government of São Tomé and Príncipe visited the Port of Sines

The Secretary General of the Government of the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, Afonso Varela, visited the Port of Sines. The visit was c…

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4/12
Participants of the 11th Edition of Portugal Exporter visit the ZILS and the Port of Sines

Aicep Global Parques and the Ports of Sines and Algarve Authority, which participated in the 11th Edition of Portugal Exporter, promoted a free visit …

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17/11
Port of Sines grows 14%
The Port of Sines registers the best growth ever.
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22/9
“Sea wine” at the Port of Sines

As a preliminary action to the Tall Ships Races 2017, about 700 bottles of wine from seven different wine-growers from Alentejo Litoral region were pl…

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13/9
Port of Sines received Macanese delegation

On last September 9, the Port of Sines was visited by a delegation of the Advisory Board for the Reform of Public Administration of Macao region, with…

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8/8
Giant MSC Oliver called Sines

The Port of Sines received over one of the largest containerships in the world, the MSC Oliver, belonging to the owner MSC - Mediterranean Shipping Co…

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4/8
Sines hosted the festival “Ao leme com Ciência Viva”

On August 2nd, Sines hosted the event “Ao Leme com Ciência Viva” which included a Science Festival at Vasco da Gama Avenue and Beach.  This event is p…

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3/8
Port of Portimão hosted a Powerboat World Championship Race

The Port of Portimão was the stage of the F1 Powerboat Grand Prix of Portugal, an event comprised within the World Championship, between the 29th and …

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22/7
APS joins CLIA – Cruise Lines International Association

With the purpose to promote the Cruise activity at Port of Portimão, APS is now an associated of CLIA – Cruise Lines International Association, an org…

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19/7
Porto of Sines grows 10.5% on the first semester of 2016

In the first six months of this year, the Port of Sines handled more than 24 million of tons of cargo, representing a growth of 10.5% in comparison wi…

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26/6
APS' CEO in the Panama Canal inaugural ceremony
APS – Port of Sines and Algarve Authority took part on the ceremony which represents an historical landmark for the global shipping.
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24/6
East Timor National Parliament Members received in Sines
The visit included the Refinery and the Port of Sines.
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15/6
Port of Sines promotes briefing session on the Union's new Customs Code

In a joint initiative of APS – Port of Sines and Algarve Authority, CPSI – Sines Port Community and AGEPOR, a clarification session on the new CAU - U…

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14/6
Ambassador of Singapore visits Port of Sines

Zainal Arif Mantaha, Ambassador of Singapore to Portugal, visited the Port and the industrial complex of Sines. The diplomat was received by APS’ CEO,…

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9/6
APS took part in the G7 Friends of the Gulf of Guinea Group meeting

On the last 7th of June, the Ports of Sines and Algarve Authority took part in the meeting of The G7 Friends of the Gulf of Guinea Group meeting, whic…

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9/6
Port of Sines and Castilla-La Mancha strengthen relationship

Emiliano García-Page Sánchez, President of the Castilla-La Mancha Communities visited the Port of Sines on the last 6th of June and was received by th…

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8/6
Ports of Sines and the Algarve at the Oceans Business Week

The Ports of Sines and Algarve Authority took place at the Oceans Business Week, held in the Lisbon Congress Centre, from June 2-4. The institutional …

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7/6
Minister of Fisheries and Maritime Economy of Senegal visited the Port of Sines

The Minister of Fisheries and Maritime Economy of Senegal, Oumar Guèye, accompanied by the Ambassador of Senegal to Portugal and several Senegalese sp…

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6/6
Blue Flag awarded to the Sines Leisure Port

The Blue Flag was again hoisted at the Sines Leisure Port on last June 3. José Pedro Soares, on behalf of APS, together with the Blue Flag Association…

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6/6
Port of Sines Authority renews Information Safety Certification
The APS’s Information Safety Management System was audited for five days and was renewed the certification according to standard ISO/IEC 27001:2013.
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2/6
Port of Sines in Talavera de La Reina

The APS’ CEO, João Franco visited Talavera de La Reina at the invitation of the Alcalde of the city, Jaime Ramos Torres, and was accompanied by the re…

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30/5
China Development Bank met with APS

On the 25th of May, the Port of Sines received various elements of the China Development Bank, aiming to be acquainted with the expected investments f…

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10/5
Ambassador of Qatar visits Port of Sines

The Port of Sines welcomed the Ambassador of Qatar to Portugal, Adel Ali Al Khal Fakhro, who visited the region as part of a visit to ZILS – Sines’ In…

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2/5
Students from ENIDH and MSC Academy visit Port of Sines

The Port of Sines and Algarve Authority received, on the last 29th of April, a group of finalists who are attending the Port Management course at ENID…

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22/4
APS and Port of Luanda sign cooperation agreement

The Port of Sines and Algarve Authority signed a cooperation agreement with the Port of Luanda on the last 21st of April. The document was signed in S…

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20/4
Port of Sines reaches the 17th position in the European ranking of containerized cargo handling
Transporte XXI places the Port of Sines in the 17th position, being the third port with the highest annual growth.
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19/4
The new generation of the Port Single Card starts in the Ports of Sines and Algarve.

APS developed a new generation of the CUP (Port Single Card), designated CUP II, which came first operational in the Ports of Algarve – Faro and Porti…

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11/4
Port of Sines and Algarve Authority (APS) promotes workshop on Information Systems

The workshop "New Information Systems’ Trends in Transports" took place at APS’Auditorium, and had as its keynote speaker Prof. Tom Zunder, academic a…

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5/4
Port of Sines handles 11,3 million tons of cargo during the 1st quarter.

In the first three months of 2016 the Port of Sines handled 13,4% more of cargo over the same period of the previous year, totalling 11,3 million tons…

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30/3
Port of Sines performs pilot-project FUP – Port Single Invoice
Minister of the Sea heads project´s presentation ceremony.
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24/3
APS celebrates Cooperation Agreement with the Military Academy

On March 23, the APS, represented by the Board of Directors, and CINAMIL - Centre for Research, Development and Innovation of the Military Academy, re…

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8/3
Minister of the Sea inaugurates coldstore

On last March 8, the Minister of the Sea, Ana Paula Vitorino, headed the inauguration ceremony of the new cold warehouse at the Port of Sines.

This n…

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2/3
Diplomatic representatives of Angola visited Sines

The Port of Sines and the ZILS – Sines’ Industrial and Logistic Zone received, on March 1, the visit of a delegation of the Embassy of Angola in Portu…

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29/2
Diplomatic Attachés of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs visited the Port of Sines and the ZILS

On 25 February, a delegation of Diplomatic Attachés of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs visited the Port of Sines and the ZILS – Sines’ Industrial an L…

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26/2
Sines receives First Secretary of the US Embassy

The First Secretary of the United Staates Embassy in Lisbon, Traci Parks was received at the Port of Sines by Eduardo Bandeira, Executive Member of th…

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24/2
Ambassador of the Ivory Coast to Portugal in the Port of Sines
New cooperation opportunities between Sines and the Ivory Coast ports were discussed during the visit.
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18/2
Ambassador of South Africa visited the Port of Sines

The Port of Sines received, on February 17, the visit of the Ambassador of South Africa, Keitumetse Matthews, who intended to meet on-site the potenti…

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5/2
APS celebrates a Protocol with the National Union of Port Authorities’ Workers

Last January 28 a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the APS – Ports of Sines and Algarve Authority and the National Union of Port Authori…

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1/2
APS installs outdoor signage at the Ports of the Algarve

APS installed a set of outdoor signage at the Port of Faro and at the Port of Portimão in order to improve the service provided to clients in both Alg…

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29/1
Port of Sines renews partnership with Green Award

On January 14, the Port of Sines received representatives of the Green Award, in order to renew the existing partnership between the two organizations…

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28/1
APS renewed commitment to gender equality

The Signing Ceremony of the Accession Agreements and Commitments Renewal, an initiative of the Business Forum for Gender Equality - Our Commitment, wa…

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15/1
Port of Sines handled 43.9 million tons in 2015

The Port of Sines closed the year 2015 with more than 43.9 million tons of cargo handled, representing an annual growth of 17%, to which contributed a…

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15/1
Port operations in the Algarve ports increased in 2015

The Ports of Algarve registered a 7.9% increase in cargo during 2015 with a total of 396,276 tones handled at the Port of Faro (mainly cement and clin…