Projects announced to improve efficiency in Port of Lisbon

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 30-11-2019 18:00:00 · 0 Comments

The president of the Administration of the Port of Lisbon, Lídia Sequeira, has announced projects to increase the efficiency of the Alcântara terminal, in an investment of 122 million euros, considering it "extremely important".

She also highlighted the River Tagus navigability project, which is under way, mentioning that it is "an instrumental project, with an investment of 20 million euros.

"In the Port of Lisbon, we also have the Barreiro terminal project, an investment of 450 million euros which is a project will completely develop the face of the Port of Lisbon”.

In addition to these investments, Lídia Sequeira pointed to the "Campus do Mar" project, "which will change an entire area of the Port of Lisbon and introduce a new dimension and a new dynamic in the riverside area", worth 300 million euros.

As of Wednesday, the Port of Lisbon has a new regular container service "Samskip Portugal Service", which will operate at the Santa Apolónia - Sotagus Container Terminal, with a weekly rotation that will connect Tilbury in the United Kingdom and Portugal, via Rotterdam and Leixões (Porto), allowing access to the European network of Samskip, with connections to Scandinavia and Central and Eastern Europe.

For the Minister of Infrastructure, Pedro Nuno Santos, the Port of Lisbon "is a very important port for the development of the country", highlighting the challenges and investments that are planned.

The Port of Lisbon is a multifunctional port, comprising 15 port terminals dedicated to all types of cargo and one for cruise passengers.


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