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PORT OF AVEIRO - Corporate Video

Sea Entrance - Or the embrace between salt and honey

Aveiro Ria and Port seen from the sky IV (1993)

Aveiro Port Entrance seen from the schooner Creoula

Aveiro-Cacia - Aerial Images

Tempo Figueira da Foz




 Tall Ship Races - Port of Aveiro - 2008

Tall Ship Races - Port of Aveiro - 2008

With an annual throughput of around 3.5 million tonnes, Aveiro is a multi-functional port which plays a crucial role in serving a wide range of industries in its hinterland, such as the ceramics, chemical, winemaking, metallurgic, wood and derivatives industries, as well as the agricultural food and construction sectors.

Is part of the North sector of Aveiro Port. It is the main multi-use terminal of the port that has a total annual throughput of 1.8 million tonnes and excellent physical facilities. This terminal is geared towards the transport of dry cargo and containers.

This terminal registers an annual traffic of 1 million tonnes, with high rates of traffic growth. This terminal is dedicated to cement, fish, agri-products, salt, kaolin, argyles, wood products, pulp and steel products.

This terminal has excellent facilities for the potential market segments: of containers and ro-ro ships: ● 700 metres of quays ● Depths of -12 m (ZH) ● 145 902 sq of flattened land duly equipped for the installation of value added services.

Is part of the North sector of Aveiro Port. This terminal has 750 metres of quays with two dedicated areas. As for surface area, this terminal has 151 000 m² of flattened land duly equipped with infrastructures for added value services. It has an adjacent area available for investment measuring around 67 000 m².

This terminal has 6 Mooring posts: 3 new mooring posts each 150 metres long, with depths of -12.00m (Z.H.) and another 3 older posts, at depths of -7 m (Z.H.).
The facilities are run by different private companies who are specialised in the transport of chemical products, winemaking products, petrol products and biodiesel.

This sector possesses a set of infrastructures dedicated to unloading, storage and commercialisation of the fish catch for local traders. The fish stalls and ice factory are yielded to the company Docapesca, Portos e Lotas, S.A., located next to the Coastal Fishing port and with capacity for 136 boats. It also has 1 support building and 72 warehouses for local fish traders.

Equipped with a weighing bridge with capacity of up to 60 tonnes, this terminal serves the high-sea fishing boats and fish processing industries installed in Gafanha da Nazaré and possesses 17 quay-bridges at depths of approximately -7 metres (Z.H.).


Aveiro Port has an area of 84 ha served by excellent road accessibilities, located between the ro-ro terminal and the solid bulk cargo Terminal which will be, when opened, the future ZALI – Logistical and Industrial Activities zone of Aveiro.

Managed by APA, SA, the CACIA multimodal platform comprises 1 administrative building and 29.3 hectares of warehousing/car parks, and has a railway connection which is compatible with the European gauge. It is approximately 8.8 km from the Aveiro port terminals. It is ready for use, with the business model being finalised.