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10June

El creuer `Sirena´ escala en PortCastelló

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06June

PortCastelló draws up a preventive maintenance plan for its facilities

The Port Authority has suspended  operations in an area of ​​the Dique Transversal Exterior due to its deteriorated state. Given the urgency of this matter, 3.5 million euros will be invested in its repair

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05June

PortCastelló participates in Transport Logistic in Munich

The port of Castellón has held several meetings at the fair to present its innovations in the field of productive and logistics infrastructure

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21May

At Breakbulk Europe PortCastelló shows its sustained records in solid bulks

The president of the Port Authority of Castellón, Francisco Toledo, stressed that the port of Castellón is an essential logistics node in the Mediterranean

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20May

PortCastelló will host a summit on the Mediterranean corridor

The conference will be focused specifically on the railway connectivity of the port enclaves and will involve representatives of ports associated with FERRMED

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17May

El crucero de lujo Crystal Esprit escala en PortCastelló

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15May

The ITC confirms the efficiency of the anti-dust screens installed in the port of Castellón

The Port Authority of Castellón has placed a total of three anti-dust screens in the port: one in the Transversal Exterior pier, another in the Cerámica dock, and the third in the south basin.

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14May

PortCastelló prepares to receive the luxury cruise vessel Crystal Esprit at the Levante dock

This luxury cruise vessel began operating in 2016 through of the North American company Crystal Cruises, a subsidiary of the Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kaisha

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10May

“Plan by Plan. 150 years of the port of Castellón “receives 4,000 visitors

” The exhibition “Plan by plan. 150 years of the port of Castellón”has already received 4,000 visits since its inauguration three weeks ago in the Moruno del Grau building in Castellón

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08May

PortCastelló shows its potential to the businesses from Teruel

The port of Castellón is presented as “the gateway for Teruel” in a day that brings together 45 entrepreneurs in the port

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03May

The ‘Muelle de Ceramica’ at PortCastelló will operate under concession from June 1

The commitment to work 24 hours a day when necessary will attract new traffic

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24April

All ready in PortCastelló for ‘II Escala a Castelló’

An event promoted by the City Council of Castelló, in collaboration with Turisme Comunitat Valenciana and the Port Authority of Castellón, and which last year brought together 75,000 people

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18April

“Plan by plan. 150 years of the port of Castellón”

Francisco Toledo inaugurates an exhibition with unpublished documents and photographs that confirm the creation and expansion of PortCastelló

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22March

PortCastelló closes february with record figures for this month for total goods traffic

PortCastelló continues its steady growth and closes its best February ever for goods traffic

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18March

The PortAuthority of Castellón equips the Costa Quay in order to enhance its value for tourism

100.000 euros will be invested in tiling in order to improve the appearance of the area

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08March

PortCastelló with #8M

The president of the Port Authority of Castellón stated that “we wish to support the role of women in all fields and especially professional work, where the presence of women is constantly increasing, but without the corresponding equality and opportunities.

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04March

The Port Authority of Castellón draws up its code of ethics

The Port Authority Castellón has signed an agreement in collaboration with the Jaume I University to draw up a Code of Ethics and Conduct

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28February

BP, Noatum, TMG, Col.lectius per la Cultura al Grau and Stella Maris, selected for the IV PortCastelló Lighthouse Awards

The panel of judges has recognised their work in the fields of Safety in the Workplace, Environmental Protection and Social Commitment

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22February

The IV edition of the PortCastelló Lighthouse Awards chooses Sebastián Roca, Portsur, Wista Spain and Mercadona

The proposals of the jury will be put before the Board of Directors of the Port Authority of Castellón at its next meeting and then on the 12th April the presentation of the awards will take place

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13February

PortCastelló closes 2018 with an increase of 14,1% in profits which reach nearly 11 million euros

PortCastelló closes 2018 with an increase of 14.1% in profits which went form 9.5 million euros in 2017 to 10.8 million euros in 2018, and this in spite of the reductions in fees

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12February

The judges of the PortCastelló Faro Awards recognizes the work of Levante-EMV

The jury has praised its publication of “Distrito Portuario” which explains the importance of ports for the economy of their surrounding districts

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05February

Port of Castellón will inaugurate a new dock for bulk liquids this year

The Port Authority of Castellón has adjudicated the new bulk liquids dock project in the south basin to UTE CYES MARITIME WORKS – ROVER ALCISA for the sum of 3.443.850 euros

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04February

In 2018 PortCastelló increased its traffic in citric fruits by 5.7%

The port of Castellón is participating in Fruit Logistic in Berlín through the PortCastelló Foundation

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30January

PortCastelló participates in Cevisama with record figures for total traffic and ceramics traffic

The port of Castellón is attending the annual ceramics fair of Cevisama once again to present the implicit alliance between the ceramics sector and PortCastelló

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29January

PortCastelló allocates 60 millions euros to improve its railway connections

The president of the Port Authority, Francisco Toledo, emphasised that “ports play a key role in the circulation of goods traffic by railway given that 80% of imports and 60% of exports go through ports”

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28January

PortCastelló will remove 47 vehicles which have been abandoned in the port area

The Port Authority has identified the owners of these vehicles and from now on will be working to complete legal procedures which might take some months

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24January

PortCastelló will host the II Escala a Castelló

Francisco Toledo has highlighted that ‘ the port opens to the town in a unique event thanks to the Town Council of Castellón and the Valencian Region Tourism Agency.’

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10January

PortCastelló closes a year of records

PortCastelló ends 2018 with an accumulated growth of 18% , six times greater than the rest of the ports system.

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08January

More than a thousand students and school children have participated in “know your port”

A total of 1.148 students from 28 schools from all over the province of Castellón have participated in the ‘Know your Port’ programme set up by the Port Authority of Castellón.

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02January

The Port Authority of Castellón starts off the IV edition of the lighthouse awards

The aim of this initiative is to reinforce the sense of belonging to the Port Community and to give public recognition to innovative projects.

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28December

PortCastelló renews its maximum evaluation for its environmental management

PortCastelló has renewed the European certificate PERS (Port Environmental Review System), the highest award at the European level specifically for environmental management for the port sector which is given by the European Organization for marine Ports and EcoPorts

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21December

The budget for the PortCastelló Foundation will reach 334.500 euros

The programme of activities laid out for 2019 consists of nine altogether which have as their common aim the commercial promotion of the port of Castellón in various sectors;

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20December

Investments made by the Port Authority of Castellón will increase by 21% in 2019

The company plan proposes a 180% reduction on the goods tariff, and 5% on vessel tariffs as well as reductions on certain key traffic types which will come into effect with approval of the general state budget or with the necessary legal permission

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17December

80 school children participate in the Christmas card competition organised by PortCastelló

The Port Authority of Castellón has awarded the prizes for the V Christmas card competition ‘Draw your Christmas with the port’ in which a total of 80 school children between the ages of 3 and 12 have participated.

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17December

For the first time, this December PortCastelló exceeds the mark of 20 million tons of goods

The port of Castellón has exceeded the mark of 20 million tons of goods moved through the port in one year

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12December

The port of Castellón closes November with a growth of 21,3% in goods traffic

PortCastelló has consolidated its position in ninth place in the overall ranking of ports in the Spanish system, and fourth in terms of solid bulks. In fact the port will close the year once more setting a new record for traffic exceeding 20 million tons, well over the 17,9 million tons of 2017.

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04December

PortCastelló hosts a presentation about diabetes

The talk forms a part of a campaign to promote heathy lifestyles which is carried out occasionally by PortCastelló.

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29November

PortCastelló is growing five times faster than the average in the Spanish ports system

The president of the Port Authority underlined the fact that PortCastelló has the second fastest growth among the 46 general interest Spanish ports in 2018, a rate of 15.5% compared to the average of 3.1%.

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28November

PortCastelló joins the tenth anniversary celebrations of the CSR Round Table of Castellón

The Round Table for Corporate for Corporate Social Responsibility of Castellón, in which the Port Authority of Castellón participates, has become a reference point for its commitment to encouraging ethical and responsible social policies

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23November

PortCastelló conducts a drill to practice anti contamination and pollution procedures

A team made up of twenty people took part in the port of Castellón in a drill which activated the Interior Maritime Plan, to evaluate the effectiveness and coordination of the various bodies involved in the response to an emergency in the interior of the port

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14November

The strategy of the Castellón Cruise Club to promote cruise traffic proves effective

Castellón Cruise Club has made a positive evaluation of the measures taken to attract more cruise ship traffic to the port of Castellón and promote the tourist industry in the province.

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06November

Ximo Puig highlights the role played by PortCastelló in the economic growth of Castellón

Francisco Toledo referred to the return of Customs Service to the port as well as the conversion of the the building that was formally the ‘Comandancia de Marina’ to become an arts centre and ports Museum of the Sea

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30October

Students from the Ramiro Izquierdo school visit the port of Castellón

This visit was organised within the ‘Know your port’ scheme set up by the Port Authority of Castellón, which is designed to permit institutions and members of the public to get to know more about the port and to reinforce the connections between the port and the town.

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24October

The hydrographic naval vessel “Tofiño” visits Castellón

On Friday 9th November the plan is to receive visits by groups of pupils and students from educational establishments if they are requested

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23October

The port of Castellón takes part in Fruit Attraction after record figures

The Port of Castellón is present at the fair with the objective of making its services to the international agro-foodstuffs industry more attractive, at an event that brings together all the productive sectors in the national market

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18October

The Port Authority of Castellón host another blood donor campaign

his initiative is a part of the Corporate Social Responsibility action plan.

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17October

The Demand Study “confirms the viability and the necessity for the Castelló Intermodal Station”

The Valencian Regional Government “has worked from the beginning to cover the serious need for a station in the Province of Castellón”

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16October

Goods traffic at PortCastelló exceeds 2 million tons in one month

The Port of Castellón has grown 16% during the first nine months of this year and has already gone over the 16 million ton mark

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11October

The Port Authority publishes its annual sustainability report for 2017

The report gives details of the productive investments in the port of Castellón and its commitment to society

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03October

PortCastelló will be the centre of celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of UBE in Castellón

The celebration will take place on the 20th of October and will include workshops for children in the plaza de Sète between 1100 and 1400 where they will learn how to make Japanese ‘paipais’ masks and learn something about Japanese calligraphy

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28September

Ana Ulloa is unanimously appointed managing director of PortCastelló

The first section of the Cerámica quay has been adjudicated to TMG with an investment of 9.9 million euros for the modernization of operations

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26September

At Tecnargilla PortCastelló displays the measures taken to increase the efficiency in solid bulk traffic

The objective is to make new contacts with companies which that are based inside the port and others such as Kaltun, United Minerals or Sibelco.

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21September

PortCastelló achieves its best ever august figures for all types of traffic

The Port of Castellón has grown 13.6% in the first eight months of the year and traffic has already passed 14 million tons

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19September

PortCastelló presents its new cruise ship strategy at Seatrade Cruise Med

PortCastelló will also promote the new dock for smaller luxury cruise ships on the Levante dock which will be opened next year in order to comply with requirements from shipping companies

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10September

PortCastelló installs new wind break screens in both basins

This is a part of the Port Authority’s policy to protect the environment from dust particles.

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07September

Toledo has met with Soledad Ten to discuss several pending issues

The representative of the central government in Castellón, Soledad Ten, and the president of the Port Authority Castellón, Francisco Toledo, have held a meeting to revise the current state of projects that are needed to keep the port competitive

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05September

The replica of the Nao Santa María docks at the muelle de Costa

The ‘Nao Santa María’ is one of the most famous ships of all time

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28August

PortCastelló begins the second half of the year with a 21,5% growth in traffic

The Port of Castellón closes the month of July reaching nearly 2 million tons which makes it the best month in the history of the port

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31July

The cruise ship ´Saga Sapphire´ docks at PortCastelló

Once in the port the tourists will be able to choose from a range of excursions such as Aquarama, the caves of San Jose in the Vall d’Uxo, Peñiscola, Valencia , the centre of Castellón and others.

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30July

PortCastelló approves the agreements auhtoising the concession of a solid bulks terminal on the Ceramics Quay

Francisco Toledo has announced that the managing director, Roberto Arzo, will leave the Port Authority in October to work in the private sector in a field not connected to the Port.

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26July

The Crazy Cross will be held on the 30th September in El Grao

The Castellón Town Council and the Port Authority organize the first edition of the inflatable obstacle course race, and a part of the proceeds will be donated to the Multiple Sclerosis Association

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18July

PortCastelló closes june with its best ever results

The investments in the port of Castellón, together with the reductions in tariffs, form a part of the strategy designed by the president of the Port Authority of Castellón

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06July

PortCastelló give permission to the Town Council of Oropesa to use of the land surrounding the Oropesa lighthouse

Francisco Toledo stated that “it is a great pleasure to be here to sign this agreement that will serve to open up this space, long unused, and allow it to be put to good use

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27June

PortCastelló approves its annual accounts with an increase of 52% in profits

The annual accounts for 2017 close with a profit of 9.5 million euros and an EBITDA of 19.3 million

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26June

The Frontier Inspection post will be reinforced by three new civil servants

The Cultural Heritage Department will initiate the process by which the Naval Command building will be returned to port control

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11June

PortCastelló closes another record month for solid bulks

The port of Castellón has recorded its best ever month for solid bulk traffic, moving 674.386 tons, 28% more then the same period last year. The previous record was set in August 2017 when 666.438 were moved through the port. Solid bulk traffic has grown 8.45% this year so far, a total of 2.669.330 tons

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08June

“Romanorum Vita”. A history of Rome

Journey back in tiem and get to know how men and women lived in other times and learn about their daily activities and customs, is a recurring fantasy in human history.

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08June

PortCastelló installs traffic light in the north basin

With the aim of increasing the safety of vehicles coming onto this road and controlling the traffic flow. This investment was made at a cost of 41.000 euros.

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29May

At BreakBulk Europe PortCastelló 2018 presents growth in solid bulks

The port of Castellón demonstrates its potential in logistics and its loading/unloading services for special projects at the Breman fair

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28May

PortCastelló closes the best month in its history

The Port of Castellón grows 11,9% in the first quarter and continues to break records after registering 1.846.418 tons in one month

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28May

PortCastelló invests 280.000 euros in the muelle de Costa

The Port Authority of Castellón has prepared a new toilet facilities in the Plaza del Mar

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22May

10 restaurants and the Central Market join the “Castellón Cruise Friendly” initiative

The Town Council of Castellón has drawn up a map of all the business which have signed up for this project. there are now 50 altogether

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22May

The Port Authority of Castellón reorganizes its organizational structure in order to face the challenges of the future

The extension to a period of eight years of the concession held by Bulk Cargo Logistics SA has been approved after their commitment to make an investment of 4.356.228 euros

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15May

More than 150 athletes will take part in the I PortCastelló Triathlon

A total of 60 volunteers will help to organise this event which will take place within the port this Sunday

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08May

The Port Authority of Castellón calculates its carbon footprint

This initiative conforms the environmental commitment of the Port Authority and will lead to a reduction in the emission of greenhouse gases

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25April

PortCastelló makes an agreement with the pilots corporation to increase the numbers of staff

The president of the Port Authority of Castellón reaffirms to the Propeller Club that 2018 it will an investment year.

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19April

PortCastelló and the provincial council promote the province as a destination for cruise ships

One of the most important tour operators for cruise ships  has come to explore  the  potential for tourism  in eight towns in Castellón.

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12April

PortCastelló successfully negotiates another cruise ship visit

The Crystal Esprit will stop at the port in 2019, making the number of planned visits by such vessels 6 in total

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28February

25 businesses have included themselves in the Castellón Cruise Friendly initiative

The Chamber of Commerce of Castellón has hosted a meeting to inform business associations of the advantages of being included in this project

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27February

Bulk Cargo, The Caixa Foundation and SEDCAS have been selected for the PortCastelló Lighthouse Awards

The panel of judges has recognised the work done by these entities in the fields of Environmental Protection, Social Commitment and safety in the Workplace respectively.

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22February

The panel of judges for the III PortCastelló Lighhouse Awards recognises the work of the Diario Group

The Port Authority once again makes its annual awards to those projects that benefit the Port of Castellón.

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19January

PortCastelló promotes cruise ship tourism at Fitur

The PortCastelló Foundation is attending this year’s event with a new brand name: Castelló Cruise Club

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18January

PortCastelló breaks its record for annual traffic and closes 2017 reaching nearly 18 million tons

The Port of Castellón has grown 4.9% in terms of total goods traffic.

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18January

The port of Castellón host I Escala a Castelló

In April PortCastelló will host a rally of galleons and other legendary vessels and will become a subsidiary venue for this event based in the French port of Sèt

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29December

PortCastelló carries out a fire drill

A fire drill was carried out in the South Basin area of the Port of Castellón, specifically in the site behind the UBE concession where tanks for chemical products are situated.

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19December

The Port Authority has made the awards for the Christmas card competititon

Until the 7th January, the Moruno Building in Grao de Castellón is showing an exhibition of drawing by boys and girls who have participated in the IV Port Authority Christmas Card Competition.

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18December

PortCastelló has started up a new online service to provide advice to users

The Port Authority of Castellón has started up a new service to provide advice to clients online via its website. The objective of the scheme is to improve the service to clients and provide information to anyone interested in setting up a business in the port of Castellón.

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14December

PortCastelló recieves its biggest ever shipmen of clay

The port of Castellón has received a total of  2.027.713 tons of clay in 2017, 69,4% more than the previous year

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11December

Three students design the Christmas Card for PortCastelló

The invitation to students to participate in the design of a Christmas card forms a part of the Port Authority’s Action Plan for Corporate

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10November

The Port Authority announces the beginning of third edition of the Lighthouse Awards

The objective of the scheme is to reinforce the sense of belonging to the Port Community and to help the public to get to know the port better and to give recognition to those who have done especially good work

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07November

Toledo presents the case for the cantabrian-mediterranean corridor

PortCastelló will invest 37 million euros in improving rail connections

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02November

One hundred years history of the lighthouse on the Muelle de Costa

Unpublished photos, century old plans, books, inventories, manuscripts, and marine signalling equipment all form a part of this exhibition entitled, ‘One Hundred Years of Light’, which was inaugurated to today by the president of the Port Authority of Castellón, Francisco Toledo,  in order to commemorate the one hundred years history of the lighthouse on the Muelle de Costa.

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30October

100 years of light

The Port Authority has organized an exhibition in the Moruno Building about the 100 year history of the lighthouse on the Muelle de Costa.

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23October

PortCastelló participates in Fruit Attraction with record figures

In 2017 PortCastelló has increased its traffic in fruit,vegetables and legumes by 112%.

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23October

PortCastelló returns best ever figures for the month of september in total goods traffic

The port of Castellón has an accumulated growth of 10% so far this year, a total of  13.983.202 tons

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17October

Portsur its biggest ever shipment of clay

So far this year the PortCastelló terminal has organised the unloading of  1.556.727 tons of raw materials for the ceramics industry consolidating its position as the logistics centre for the industry.

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16October

PortCastelló reinforces the area of environmental sustainability

Toledo has stated that the port of Castellón “complies completely with current legislation but we want to go further than that.”

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04October

Four recent developments that mark PortCastello’s progress towards sustainable development

Sibelco Minerales Cerámicos S.A. has extended its concession by 12.000 m2, an investment of  398,313.6 euros

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26September

The ceramics sector shows interest in the development of intermodality at PortCastelló

The port of is currently participating in the Cersaie trade fair in Bologna in order to support the ceramics sector and to make known its offer of infrastructure and services.

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19September

PortCastelló receives its biggest ever ship carrying arcilla

 The Kang Shun  docks at PortSur with  53.758 tons

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18September

PortCastelló closes the month of august with its best ever monthly figures for solid bulks

The port of Castellón has also returned the figures for the best August ever in total goods traffic and the accumulated growth so far this year is 10%.

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12September

PortCastelló consolidates its strong economic position

In summarising the results since taking up his position, the president of the Port Authority has highlighted the 157 million euros of public investment that has been committed until 2021 and the increase in traffic which is considerably above the average in the Spanish port system.

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06September

The port of Castellón promotes cruise ship traffic at Seatrade Europe

The manager of the PortCastelló Foundation is working through a very full agenda in order to attract new cruise ships to Castellón.

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05September

PortCastelló has begun drawing up the project for the southern railway access

The Port Authority will invest a million euros to ensure that plans for this vital  infrastructure go ahead.

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04September

PortCastelló modifies its investment plan in order to maintain growth

This modification will enable the Port Authority to carry out actions costing  5.585.000 euros and which will deal with the predicted demands of increasing imports of solid bulks

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01September

Traffic at PortCatelló in july this year has increased by 23,3%

The accumulated annual growth now stands at 10.9%

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18July

Toledo informs the port community about the latest record for traffic achieved by PortCastelló

The Port of Castellon has started work on a new Strategy Plan now that the objectives set in the previous one have been achieved.

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13July

PortCastelló closes its best month ever in goods traffic

For the first time ever PortCastelló has exceeded 1.7 million tons  in one month and its growth so far this year stands at 9%

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12July

PortCastelló installs an anti pollution barrier in the inner harbour

The port of Castellón now has three of these barriers to deal with situations involving oil or chemical spills in harbour waters.

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11July

The port of Castellón its largest ever shipment of clay

Coming from the Ukraine the Ci Yun Shan carries 50,500 tons of clay.

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10July

A distillation tower weighing 693 tons is unloaded at PortCastelló

The tower left the port of Shangai a months ago bound for the BP refinery at Castellón.

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07July

Stella Maris opens its new centre in the port of Castellón

The Port Authority of Castellón has provided a property where merchant seaman passing through the port of Castellón can received attention and assistance.

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05July

PortCastelló hosts a conference on ciber security

The Port Authority has organised opportunities for the staff of the Port Community to learn more about the subject information security.

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04July

PortCastelló Foundation gets new partners and sponsors

The Board approves the accounts for 2016 which show a positive result of around 76,000 euros.

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29May

Portsur extends its concession rights to 14 years with a commitment to invest 8.318.000 euros

The President of the Port Authority of Castellón, Francisco Toledo, emphasised that “the commitment to this investment is a clear sign of the confidence in PortCastelló”

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24May

Pensioners from Cabanes visit the PortCastelló

The visit to the Port of Castellón by the Pensioners Association of Cabanes takes place within the policy of the Port Authority to promote good relations between the port and citizens of the province and especially those in education, in order to strengthen the links between the port and the town.

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24May

The Port Authority of Castellón makes a car park avilable for the Red Pier Fest

The president Francicso Toledo is confident that the Festival to be held on the ‘Muelle de Costa’ will be successful.

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18May

Students from the Polytechnical University of València visit PortCastelló

The students have taken a tour of the main infrastructures of the port of Castellón, such as the South Basin and the Eastern Breakwater.

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16May

PortCastelló installs a floating anti pollution barrier, the only one of its kind in Spain

The Port Authority of Castellón has invested 170.000 euros in this equipment which gives the port of Castellón the most up to date protection of its kind.

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11May

PortCastelló participates in Transport Logistic of Munich

The Port Authority of Castellón, through the PortCastelló Foundation, together with representatives of the Port Community, is participating in the Transport Logistic Munich at the State Ports stand.

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10May

PortCastelló start up a new system for operating with soild bulks

The aim is to increase efficiency and to become more competitive, owing to the growth in this type of traffic

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08May

PortCastelló host a conference on the subject of the law of maritime navigation

The event will take place this Friday with free acces and limited capacity

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02May

PortCastelló host an exhibition on GNL

PortCastelló host a traveling exhibition about the use of liquid natural gas as fuel.

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24April

PortCastelló participates in Breakbulk with a spectacular growth in solid bulks

The port of Castellón will demonstrate its potential special project cargo services at the trade fair in Antwerp.

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20April

The Segon Moli Association visits PortCastello

About 40 members of the Segon Molí Association of Castellón have visited the port to learn more about its importance with respect to the generation of employment and wealth for the economy of the Province of Castellón.

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04April

Students visit PortCastelló

Students for the Business of Valencia visit the Port of Castellón

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23March

The leisure area of the PortCastelló recives 10.000 school children

 An important objective of the Port Authority of Castellón is to promote a good relationship between the port and the town.

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16March

PortCastelló participates in Seatrade Cruise Global

 PortCastelló will advertise its offer for cruise ship tourists at the most important trade fair in the sector.

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14March

Spectacular growth in goods traffic at PortCastelló

The Port of Castelló closes February 2017 with record figures for goods traffic

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08March

PortCastelló joins the acts on Women’s Day Celebration

 The Port Authority of Castellón holds ceremonies for the 8th of March

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07March

Young students from Vila-real visit the PortCastelló

A group of 65 pupils for the Santa María de Vila-real primary school have visited the port of Castellón as a part of the programme ‘get to know your port.

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06March

PortCastelló has set up a Supplies Coordination Committe

The President of the Port Authority explained that,”this is a group made up of eight people and the aim is to receive information about essential supplies required by companies operating in the port so that measures can be taken and in the case of strike action taken by the stevedores, these supplies can be guaranteed and none of these companies will have to interrupt production because of a strike. “

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06March

The new valuation of land at PortCastelló will reduce its value by 14,6%

PortCastelló will have a Stella Maris centre available to provide free care for merchant seamen

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06March

Élite Cementos, José Luis Greño and The Red Cross, PortCastelló Lighthouse Prizes

The jury for the second year of the awards has given recognition to  work for the environment and  commitment to social and work safety issues.

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28February

Toledo visits the lighthouse at Oropesa in order to begin its refurbishment

The President of the Port Authority of Castellón, Francisco Toledo, and the managing director Roberto Arzo this morning visited the Oropesa lighthouse building accompanied by the mayor Rafael Albert, the councillor for local heritage Mari Carmen Taulé, the councillor for Oropesa ‘Si se puede’ Arantxa Martinez, who presented a motion on this matter.

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27February

Noclafilms gains recognition from the judges of the II PortCastelló Lighthouse prizes

For the second year running the Port Authority will award prizes to those projects which help to consolidate the port of Castellón

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23February

Impressive 16,7% growth in ceramics traffic at PortCastelló in 2016

The port community is meeting with representatives of the ceramics industry with the aim of exceeding the record traffic figures for 2016

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23February

PortCastelló reaches fifth and sixth positions in Spanish classifications thanks to the traffic in ceramics

Reduced costs and specialised facilities on the ceramics dock are the keys to this success.

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21February

The Port Authority will carry out restoration work on the Oropesa lighthouse

The PAC will try to have the building certified as BIC (property of cultural interest) and make it both a tourist attraction and of use to local people.

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20February

PortCastelló starts a new campaign to attract cruise ship traffic

Francisco Toledo has set as the objective to increase the average number of visits per year from two to ten

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16February

APC and the economics council collaborate on the designs of `Parc Castelló´

Francisco Toledo considers that it is is necessary to reorganise this area and make more efficient use of it.

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09February

The port participates in the Fruit Logistics Fair of Berlin

PortCastelló has increased the quantity of fruit and vegetables being moved through the port by 18.75% in 2016.

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02February

Toledo presents the objectives for 2017

Francisco Toledo presents the closing data for 2016 and the objectives for this year.

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31January

The PortCastelló Foundation completes the restructuring of its debt

Francisco Toledo has drawn attention to the fact that during 2016 management has successfully paid off debts pending to the Foundation “thus giving the institution more credibility and placing it in a position to be able to provide effective service to the Port Community.”

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27January

Toledo has announced at the Propeller a new valuation of land

The president of the Port Authority of Castellón has thanked the Port Community for its efforts which have resulted in record traffic figures for 2016.The President of the Port Authority of Castellón, Francisco Toledo, has announced that a new valuation of the land belonging to the Port Authority will results in a savings of 10% for concession holders.

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25January

Toledo oversees the work undertaken to repair the damage to infraestructure by the recen gales

The Port Authority estimates the damage caused by high waves will cost 450,000 euros.

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17January

2016 sees PortCastelló break its own records

Goods have come from or been transported to more than 101 countries.

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16January

The port returns the best ever figures for december in goods traffic

Solid bulks and general cargo have grown more than 20% at PortCastelló

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03January

The port of Castelló welcomes students from the Caminás Secondary School

The port of Castellón has welcomed a group of 50 students studying the third year of ESO from the Caminás Secondary School. The visit by school

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23December

PortCastelló will invest 13 million euros in 2017

Francisco Toledo: “2017 will be a year of investment after several year in which investment has been kept to a minimum because the level of debt was placing the financial capacity of the port under severe restraint.

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19December

The PortCastelló Foundation achieves financial stability after the decisions adopted this year

The board of directors unanimously approves a budget of 347,875 euros for 2017.

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14December

The APC hosts annual meeting of the Propeller Club of Castellón

The association has presented a cheque to the Parkinson’s Association and the Castellón branch of the Spanish Association against Cancer

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09December

Three students design the PortCastelló christmas card

The idea comes from the Corporate Social Responsibility Action Plan

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24November

PortCastelló advertises its cruise ship offer at the International Cruise Summit

Francisco Toledo emphasises the commitment to the promotion of cruise ship traffic at the the Port of Castellón.

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22November

PortCastelló strengthens its ties with the Polytechnic University of Valencia

Students from the Department of Road, Canal and Port Engineering  visit the Port Castelló to view the infrastructure and traffic.

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15November

PortCastelló hosts the meeting of the executive committee of Anesco

Francisco Toledo and Julio Carrasco chair the meeting of this management group which represents 83 companies associated with the management of shipping agencies.

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03November

PortCastelló hosts the annual meeting of the propeller clubs of Spain

Francisco Toledo highlights the unity of these bodies in defence of common interests.

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02November

The port of Castellón invests in the environment

The Port Authority has allocated 600.000 euros to specific measures connected to the environment.

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27October

Toledo speaks in favour of Castellón as a european hub for citric fruits

The President of the Port Authority presented to the Board of Directors the conditions fulfilled by PortCastelló for this market and its alliance with the Union to defend the citric industry.

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18October

Toledo calls for tolls on lorries using the AP-7 to be suspended

The president of the Port Authority of Castellón considers that the possibility of allowing lorries use of the AP-7 without tolls is a temporary solution but argues for a more serious solution.

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17October

Blood donor campaign at PortCastelló

The annual blood donor  campaign in collaboration with the Centre for Blood Transfusion of Castellón with the motto “Being a blood donor doesn’t go out of fashion.

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04October

PortCS took part in the XV World Congress of Cities and Ports in Rotterdam

The president of the Port Authority of Castellón together with the Town Council of Castellón, took part in the XV World Congress of Cities and Ports held in Rotterdam.

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03October

PortCastelló participates in Cersaie

The Port of Castellón participates in Cersaie to support the ceramics industry  and with record figures for goods traffic.

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22September

PortCastelló receives the luxury cruise ship Silver Cloud

The President of the Port Authority of Castellón presents a gift to the captain to commemorate the ships first visit to the Port of Castellón

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22September

PortCastelló in Sea Trade Med Europe

The manager of the PortCastelló Foundation is working hard to attract more cruise ship traffic to the port

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12September

Toledo announces “2017,a year for investment”

 The President of the Port Authority of Castellón states that he will continue to argue in favour of ‘fair treatment’ for PortCastello so that it doesn’t loose competitiveness

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30August

Toledo puts forward Sebastián Plá as vice-president of the Board of Directors

The president of the Port Authority of Castellón, Francisco Toledo, will propose Sebastián Pla Colomina for the post of vice-president of the Board of Directors of the Port Authority of Castellón. Toledo will make a formal proposal to the Board of Directors at the next meeting in order to substitute Rafael Montero, after leaving his position as general secretary of the Confederación de Empresarios de Castellón (CEC).

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30August

The Agency for Safety and Emergency and PortCS enhance their coordinated response to emergency

The president of the Port Authority of Castellón has congratulated the General Director for the agency’s response to the recent forest fire in Artana

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26July

The port cooperates in operation to extinguish the fire in the Serra of Espadán

The port suspended the passage of ships to allow flying boats to pick up water.

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12July

PortCastelló ends the first half of the year with a growth of 7,3%

June 2016 has been the best June in the history of  PortCastelló, with growth of 8.1% compared to the same month of the previous year.

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08July

PortCastelló presents its logistical potential in Madrid

With its connections in the Mediterranean, Africa, the Middle East and the Black Sea, the port of Castellón presents a very competitve option for businesses in Madrid

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05July

Toledo wants the Port Community to get more involved in improving PortCastelló

The president of the Port Authority proposes that an agreement is made between all those involved with aim of consolidating the position of the port of Castellón as an economic force in the province.

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30June

The Port condemns the terrorist attack in Istanbul

The port Authority of Castellón has expressed its condemnation for the suicide attack perpetrated at Atatürk Airport in Istanbul and wishes to express its sympathy to the families of the victims and the Turkish people.

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30June

The PortCastelló Foundation doubles its number of patrons

The board has approved the accounts for 2015 which have been audited for the first time.

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30June

The board of directors of PortCastelló approves the accounts of 2015

Francisco Toledo states that the good economic result will allow the port to invest in infrastructure, reduce taxes and increase bonuses in order to improve its capacity to compete.

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28June

PortCastelló: Meetings and talks to provide information about the weighing of containers

The Port of Castellón holds the fifth position in the Spanish ports system with regards to the numbers of containers imported and exported.

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27June

The port welcomes students from University of Saint Edwards

A group of 23 students from the Universioty of Saint Edwards in Texas, USA have visited the port of Castellón as a part of an intensive course on company administration that they are doing at the University of Jaume I of Castellón.

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22June

Students from Germans Ochando school visit the port

A total of 23 students from the second year of the Germans Ochando Primary School have visited the port of Castellón accompanied by their teachers.

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20June

PortCastelló holds a meeting to discuss SOLAS

The Port Authority has informed the parties involved about the strategy to follow and the new regulations.

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17June

APC request that it be treated in the same manner as other ports by ADIF

Francisco Toledo has called attention to the fact that the project for a new rail access to the port is on hold despite the fact that the budget has been approved.

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14June

PortCastelló records its best ever goods traffic figures for the month of may

The accumulated growth over the first five months is 7,4 %

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14June

150 trucks leave PortCastelló bound for the Red Sea

An impressive operation took place at the Port of Castellón in which 150 trucks from Holland were moved in preparation for their transport to the Red Sea.

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08June

PortCastelló aims to establish operational and strategic synergies with the airport

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03June

PortCastelló renews the EFQM 500+ Excellence Award

This qualification is the highest recognition at a Europena level for excellence in management.

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24May

The port presents its logistics potential in Antwerp

Francisco Toledo declares that for the transport of special cargoes PortCastelló is highly competitive.

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19May

The port inaugurates a new regular container line with Algeria

The line, consigned by Marmedsa, will help to consolidate North Africa as one of the principal destinations for ceramic products from Castellón.

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18May

Students from the Polytechnical University visit the port

About one hundred students from the School of Road, Canal and Port Engineering, from the Polytechnical University of Valencia have visited the Port of Castellón.The visit completes the series of classes they have been doing on ‘Maritime Construction Works ‘ .

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11May

Students of Administration and Commerce visit PortCastelló

The Port Authority of  Castellón today received a visit from a group of forty students studying the Intermediate Grade of Administration and Commerce from the ‘Academia Latina’ of Castellón.

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09May

APM Terminals confirm their commitment to PortCastelló

Representitives of APMT, Grup TCB and TPC have held a meeting with the president of the Port Authority of  Castellón

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05May

The Globalis Foundation and the Port Authority study possible joint actions

Francisco Toledo underlines the commitment of both organizations to innovation

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04May

PortCastelló renovates the port police vehicle pool

 The three cars, which will be used for the routine policing of the port, were delivered this morning to the Port Authority with a three year hire purchase agreement

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02May

The port participes in the 21st interport five-a-side football

The 21st Interport five-a-side Football Chambionships have been held in Almeria and a team from the Port of Castellón participated.There were a total of 240 participants who were received by the President of the Port Authority of Almeria.

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29April

Toledo presents the PortCastelló investment plan to the board of directors

The Port Authority has commisioned a report to evaluate the recovery of the ‘Comandancia de Marina’ Building

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27April

The profits of the port up by 54% reaching nearly 6 million euro

The Port of Castellón is now the sixth most profitable in Spain

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22April

The port of Castellón triples ro-ro traffic in february

The Port of Castellón reports the biggest ever growth in ro-ro traffic in the first months of the year

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21April

Students of International Trade visit the port

About forty students of International trade from the Fina Izquierdo centre of Castellón have visited the Port of Castellón to see operations in the port at first hand.

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19April

The Port Authority welcomes `Col.lectius per la Cultura al Grau´

Francisco Toledo congratualted the federation for its efforts to promote cultural activities in the El Grau de Castellón

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18April

Propeller Castellón revises plans to prevent crime in companies

The Port Authority of Castellón is working to implement guidelines for transparency and a code of good governance.

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15April

Students from La Salle visit the port

A total of 80 students from ‘La Salle’ secondary school  Benicarló have visited the port accompanied by their teachers.   The visit was organised as part of the policy of the Port Authority of Castellón to create closer ties between the port and the people of the province, educational establishments and strengthen the relationship between the port and the town.

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13April

Marco and Toledo take further action to strengthen the links

The Mayoress of Castellón and the President of the Port Authority are studying projects to make the port more competitive, creating economic benefits for the town of El Grao and its people.

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11April

PortCastelló closes the best ever march in goods traffic

Traffic grew 4.3% compared to March 2015 and the port closes the first quarter of 2016 with an increase of 11.8% over the previous year.

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04April

The Port Authority completes the debt restructuring process

This financial measure will allow the port to gain in competitivity, and consolidate its postion as one of the top ten  providers of employment.

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01April

The Port Authority introduces electronic billing

Clients and suppliers have attended a meeting at the Port Authority’s headquarters to receive information about the advantages of the new system.

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01April

Students from Caminás Secondary School in PortCastelló

 Students of Commerce and Marketing from Caminás Secondary School  Castellón have visited the docks and control tower at the Port of Castellón after attending a presentation at the conference hall at the offices of the Port Authority.

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29March

The board of directors of the Foundation have approved plans to reorganise

 To relaunch the PortCastelló Foundation and make it the best ally  of the Port Community. This is one of the objectives that has been set by the President of the Port Authority of  Castellón, Francisco Toledo

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23March

The Port Authority condemns the attacks in Brussels

The Port Authority of Castellón has expressed its condemnation of the terrorist attacks carried out in Brussels and support for the victims, the people of Belgium and all those, in whichever part of the world, are suffering from such acts.

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22March

Amat Bellés, designer of the poster for the I PortCastelló lighthouse awards

 Amat Bellés, designer of the poster for the I PortCastelló lighthouse awards

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21March

Ximo Puig emphasises the fundamental role played by the port

The president of the Generalitat meets with the president of the Port Authority and pledges to prioritize investment in and around the port.

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18March

The port and Onda combine efforts to improve connections

The president of the Port Authority of Castellón has emphasised how important it is to improve road connections in order to facilitate the transport of goods to the port.

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17March

The board of directors of the port approves the I Edition of the PortCastelló lighthouse awards

The ceremony to present the awards will be held on the 8th of April.

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16March

Salvador highlights the role played by ports

The counciller held a meeting today with the President of the Port Authority of Castellón, Francisco Toledo

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16March

Servef and the port work together

The secretary of the Regional Council, Maria José Mira , congratulates the president of the Port Authority of Castellón for the trend of continuing growth at the port.

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11March

PortCastelló breaks the record for traffic in february

The President of the Port Authority of Castellón, Francisco Toledo, is of the opinion that these figures confirm that the port is on the path of sustained growth

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09March

Toledo thanks the Nao Victoria Foundation for bringing the vessel to the port

 The President of the Port Authority of invites the people of Castellón to learn about ” one of the most brilliant achievements in the annals of maritime history.”

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08March

Gimeno Marítimo, Becsa-FCC and Leatransa, Port Castelló Lighthouse Awards

The Port Authority of Castellón commemorates that it is 114 years since the foundation of the port with the presentation of awards on April 7th.

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07March

La Nao Victoria visits the port

The ‘Nao Victoria’, a replica of the ship which succeeded in making the first ever circum-navigation of the globe, left Alicante last night and set sail for Castellón where it will arrive this evening and make a stop of three days and be open to the public to show them its amazing history.

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07March

Toledo: “The mediterranean corridor is a key for the future of the port”

The President of the Port Authority of  Castellón will take part in discussions at the Fòrum Valencià Corredor Mediterrani

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02March

Port Authority accompanies the gaiata of el Grau

The President of the Port Authority of Castellón, Francisco Toledo, has accompanied the association of Gaiata 12 for the official inauguration of their festival exhibits.

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26February

The leisure area of the port has been visited by 8.000 school children

The Port Authority of Castellón has made it an objective to strengthen relations between the port and the town.

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25February

The port enters into social networks

The Port Authority of Castellón has moved to provide information about the port through these channels and increase the transparency of the institution.

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22February

The port loads wind generator blades for France

The blades have been loaded aboard the vessel Medazov Julia docked at the Muelle del Centenario

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15February

The PortCastelló Foundation moves into new offices

The PortCastelló Foundation has moved into new offices near the main offices of the Port Authority and in this way takes a further step towards strengthening its role in promoting the commercial development of the Port of Castellón.

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12February

Container traffic, the biggest increase this january

 The President of the Port Authority of Castellón, Francisco Toledo, has affirmed that these figures show the way towards growth for exporting companies in Castellón

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12February

Students from IES Serra Espadá visit the port

A round thirty students of Internationl Trade from the IES Serra Espadá School in Onda have visited the facilities of the port accompanied by their teachers. The group attended a presentation about the port in the main hall.

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08February

Pupils from CEIP Almassora visit the port

 The group was given a tour of the port after listening to a short presentation in the main hall of the Port Authority building.

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08February

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05February

Informative exhibition about the Columbretes

PortCastelló demonstrates the rich diversity of marine life in this protect area.

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04February

Cevisama: PortCastelló highlights its partnership with ceramics industry

The president of the Port Authority of Castellón, Francisco Toledo, made public the reductions that have been approved in order to increase the competitive capability of the ceramics industry.

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01February

Exchange students from Chesterfield visit the port

 The group attended a presentation in the main hall about the organization and activity in the port and afterwards were taken by bus to see some some of the docks and harbours.

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28January

Francisco Toledo welcomes Guardia Civil Colonel

This morning the president of the Port Authority of Castellón, Francisco Toledo, and the managing director of the port, Roberto Arzo, welcomed Guardia Civil Colonel  Miguel Fresneda to the port after his recent appointment as the senior official of the Guardia Civil in Castellón. He has replaced Colonel José Miralles, who has passed into the reserve after forty years of service in the Guardia Civil, the last three years in Castellón.

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27January

A hundred students from the Ribalta Secondary School visit the Port of Castellón

The Port Authority of Castellón has organised the visit by IES Francesc Ribalta as a part of its policy to encourage closer contacts between the port and the surrounding population and to strengthen the ties between the port and the town

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25January

Portcastelló sets as objectives the restructuring of debt and the investment in infrastructure

The port closed 2015 breaking its own records for all kinds of goods traffic and for the first time exceeding the figure of 16 million tons of goods transported.

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22January

Portcastelló promotes cruise ship tourism at Fitur

The President of the Port Authority of Castellón, Francisco Toledo, together with the manager of the PortCastelló Foundation, have held various meetings at the State Ports stand.

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21January

PortCastelló marks its involvement in Cevisama 2016 with record for goods traffic

At the fair the port will advertise its infrastructure and services and explain the benefits of operating in this logistics enclave on the Mediterranean coast.

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19January

The Port of Castellón makes a presentation to the ship ‘Jolly Vanadio’ of the Messina Line

The president of the Port Authority, Francisco Toledo, emphasised the choice of Castellón by this shipping line.

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18January

Goods traffic at the Port of Castellón increased by 23.8% last december

The president of the Port Authority of Castellón, Francisco Toledo, believes that these results reflect the energy and creativity of exporting companies in Castellón and good work by the Port Community.

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13January

Maritime-fishing training courses set up by the Port Authority of Castellón

The Port Authority of Castellón has given permission to the local secondary school IES Miquel Peris i Segarra del Grao, for the use of a building with 1000 square metres of space so that they have a suitable place for the new training course they are offering.

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11January

Representitives of the Port of Béjaïa visit the Port Authority of Castellón

The General Director of the Merchant Navy and Ports from the Algerian Ministry of transport , Iben- El Boushaki Mohamed, and the President of the Port of  Béjaïa , Djelloul ACHOUR held meeting with the Port Authority of Castellón in order to review commercial relations between the two ports.

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22December

The Portcastelló Foundation will incorporate new patrons, associated organisations and collaborating groups in 2016

The governing board of the foundation has approved a completely revised programme of activities and a budget for 2016 which is 7.4% more than that of 2015

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17December

The Port Authority organises its third campaign to collect food for the Port Community.

In this case the Red Cross  will send a group of volunteers to the Port area to invite people to donate any type of non perishable food

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11December

New road access to the dock south

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24September

The Port Authority organises its third campaign to collect food for the Port Community.

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14April

Managers of the Indonesian group that will operate the biodiesel plant visit PortCastelló

The directors of the Indonesian company Musim Mas Group, a firm that has signed an agreement with Infinita Renovables to use the biodiesel plant of the South Basin, visited the Port of Castellon. Representatives of the group met with the chairman of the Port Authority; Mr. Juan José Monzonís, and the director of the port; Mr. Roberto Arzo.

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27March

PortCastelló supports companies in the leisure industry with free wi-fi in Puerto Azahar

The Port of Castellon offers free wi-fi connection for all citizens in Puerto Azahar and the Plaza del Mar of the Coast Quay. The AKIWIFI zone created is aimed at companies in the entertainment industry who wish offer to their customers a value-added service, without having to worry about service issues, legality or network security, because they will be covered by AKIWIFI technicians.

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07February

PortCastelló gave books to schools from Castellon under the slogan ‘Knowing your port’

The Port of Castellon gave books to schools from Castellon under the slogan ‘Knowing your port’. With the aim that teachers, children and youth of our city understand better the characteristics, operation and expansion of the Port of Castellon, primary and secondary schools received two publications that reflect the history of the port.

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29July

Traffic grew by 18% in the first half of 2013 in PortCastelló

The traffic at the port continues offering good news. June became one of the best months in the Port of Castellon history. Tile export reached the second most important traffic for first time at the port. It was a record month in container traffic, with over 22,000 TEUs.

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29July

The president of the Generalitat inaugurated the conference titled “Port and tile: a necessary future”

The president of the Generalitat, Mr. Alberto Fabra, explained that “it is essential” to improve infrastructures and generate more synergy together with the strategic business sectors, with the aim of improving its competitiveness and potential to the Valencian Community.

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25July

Meeting in homage to the victims of the railway accident in Santiago de Compostela

The human team of the Port Authority of Castellon with its president Mr. Juan José Monzonís at the head, met together in front of main offices of the Port of Castellon to dedicate a minute of silence for the victims of the tragic railway accident occurred in Santiago de Compostela. Mr. Juan José Monzonís sent a letter to the president of the Xunta de Galicia, Mr. Alberto Nuñez Feijoo, to convey the condolences of the institution he presides.

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28June

PortCastelló informs about its new logistic offers to majors and entrepreneurs from Onda and Ribesalbes

The Port of Castellon informs about its new logistic offers to majors and entrepreneurs from Onda and Ribesalbes in a day of promotion opportunities as part of the visits from different towns that will take place to the port facilities.

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27June

Traffic grew by 11% until May in PortCastelló

The goods traffic of the Port of Castellon grew by 11.1 percent the first five months of the year. From January to May of the current year was exceeded half a million tons more than in the same period in 2012. It was announced by the President of the Port Authority of Castellon, Mr. Juan José Monzonís, over the course of the last Management Board of the Port Authority.

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31May

The Port Authority of Castellon informs to entrepreneurs from Alcora about the new opportunities provided by the port expansion

The Port Authority of Castellon, in collaboration with the City of Alcora, carried out a day of promotion opportunities and support to the business from Alcora.

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28May

The Port Community embarks on Blood Donation Campaign driven by PortCastelló

The Port Authority of Castellon has carried out a campaign called “Embark on the 1st Blood Donation Campaign of the Port Community”. It was the first time PortCastelló called employees and companies linked to the port to donate blood for health centres and individuals in need.

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03May

A survey reveals a growing involvement between Port Community companies and PortCastelló

The Port Community is more involved in the internal management of PortCastelló, more participative in the competitive advantages and also more demanding of challenges and improvements, such as active response to the current economic situation. That is the main conclusion highlighted in the Satisfaction Study 2012, presented to private companies and public organizations operating therein.

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16April

PortCastelló approves its quality referentials for different traffics

The Port Authority of Castellon has adapted the generic quality referentials established by State Ports to the reality of the port through specific quality referentials development.

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08April

Jolly Diamante was presented to PortCastelló by Ignazio Messina

Ignazio Messina‘s shipping company, immersed in an important renewing process of its fleet, unveiled its new Jolly Diamante ship on a call at the general purpose Terminal of Port of Castellon during the first days of April.

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04April

PortCastelló received the first cruise of the year with British and Australian tourists

The Port of Castellon received Quest for Adventure, a ship of Saga Cruises cruise company, with near 600 British and Australian passengers aboard. The ship docked at 8 am at Modesto Vigueras Quay of Port of Castellon. Passengers were received, as in previous calls, with fresh orange juice and “dolçaina i tabal”, the traditional music from Castellon. The ship was consigned by Roca Castellón Consignaciones, S.L.

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27March

PortCastelló grows a 9% in the first two months of the year

The Port of Castellon grew 9 percent in the first two months of 2013. Thus, the port area improved its positive traffic record in January, when it added a 6.8 percent more of goods, and achieved an increase of 11.2 percent in February from the same period last year.

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21March

The new cruise shipping call scheduled to PortCastelló in April will repeat in November

The new cruise shipping call scheduled to PortCastelló the next April 3, will repeat on November 9 of the current year, so we will receive three cruise shipping in 2013. This is one of the latest results of the trading negotiations held in Miami during the Cruise Shipping trade fair, which ended last weekend. The director of the Port of Castellon, Mr. Roberto Arzo, has taken a satisfying balance about the commercial results conducted during the trade fair.

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15March

PortCastelló adds in Miami another cruise

The Port of Castellon adds another cruise scale scheduled for the next April. Saga Cruises is a British company that bet again on Castellon after docked for the first time with Saga Pearl II ship in 2011. The April 3 is going to stop Quest for Adventure ship, with 160 meters length and up to 450 passengers who will arrive from Cartagena and will depart to Ibiza.

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11February

PortCastelló is the sixth Spanish port in import/export containers

The Port of Castellon is situated in traffic container ranking after Valencia (first), Barcelona, Bilbao, Vigo and Algeciras Bay and ahead of Las Palmas, Tarragona, Bay of Cadiz and Cartagena. 154,812 TEUs were moved in 2012, a 23.93 percent over the previous year. It is also, in total container volume, in tenth position followed by Valencia (first), Algeciras, Barcelona, Las Palmas, Bilbao, Malaga, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Vigo and Tarragona.

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18January

PortCastelló sets record of containers with 160,934 TEUs and an increase of 22.8% in 2012

That percentage increase is translated into about 30,000 containers in 2012 over the previous year. Goods traffic on the docks (Zone 1) increased by 7.85 percent, adding more than 6 million tons. However, the total traffic in 2012 was 12,949,821 tonnes in front of 13,117,726 of previous year, which has resulted in a fall of 1.2 percent, influenced partly by the technical stop of BP Oil company.

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17January

PortCastelló owns 40% of tile export after growing 30% in 2012

Tile export, which is the third most important traffic, increased 30 percent in 2012 over the previous year, from 1,000,000 to 1,360,000 tons. The improved infrastructure and the new commercial and strategic approaches were crucial to gain market share in the tile sector in terms of ceramic export. The putting into service of the Centenary Wharf, the incorporation of portainer cranes and modern machinery, the construction of the South Basin and the railway, favor competitiveness and ensure a better customer service.

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14December

The Port Community of PortCastelló begins to define objectives and strategies

An accurate and complete assessment to give the best solutions for the future. The PortCastelló External Committee of Business Plan, composed of representatives from all the organizations and companies of the port community, held a meeting to discuss in depth the research results about the port situation made during the last half year.

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15November

PortCastelló enables its Customer Service (SAC) to all the community

The Customer Service (SAC) of the Port Authority of Castellón has become a service aimed at all the stakeholders: customers, suppliers, society and institutions. This service is the result of a quality policy aimed at stakeholders satisfaction and its main objective is to be an effective media between Port Community and its customers as well as the entire environment around their activity and facilities.

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30August

PortCastelló receives the biggest ship in its history

The Port of Castellón received the biggest ship put in at its basins in 110 years history. It was the Mozart container ship from MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company, S.A.) which is 282 meters length and 40 wide. The merchant ship docked at Terminal Polivalente de Castellón at 8 am and left in the afternoon. The charge was loaded with 205 containers, mainly tiles.

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03August

The Annual Report is available in the website, tablets and smartphones

The Annual Report 2011 of the Port of Castellón is available on our website www.portcastello.com and through a QR Code in mobile phones.

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26July

PortCastelló gets a new monthly record of container traffic in June with more than 17,000 TEUs

The Port of Castellón got a new monthly record of container traffic in June with more than 17,000 TEUs, the higher monthly figure registered in the last 110 years of history.

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20July

PortCastelló announces its service to the companies situated in Serrallo area

The Port of Castellón announces its service and infraestructure offer, market position and future plans to the companies situated in Serrallo area. The Committee of Promotion of the Port Authority assembled the maximum representatives of UBE, BP Oil, Iberdrola Distribución, Iberdrola Generación, Repsol, CLH and Infinita Renovables in the assembly hall of the port offices to convey the port situation and the nearest skyline in a meeting followed by a guided visit.

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19July

Entrepreneurs strengthen commercial bonds with PortCastelló to promote fruit trading

A business delegation from Costa Rica visited the Port of Castellón. They were invited through PortCastelló Foundation to analyse their business opportunities and to promote commercial trading of fruit, exporting oranges and importing tropical fruit. The members of the delegation emphasized the characteristics of refrigeration area in the Internal Transverse Quay, which is an opportunity to promote trading with Costa Rica.

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21June

PortCastelló renewes EFQM, the highest european recognition of excellence

The Port Authority of Castellón has renewed his recognition for Excellence 5 Stars, obtained two years ago for the first time, to continue as a quality and excellent port.

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20June

PortCastelló activates new electronic forms through its web to speed up port management procedures

The Port of Castellón has developed new electronic forms to speed up the port management procedures. New forms associated to electronic registration and processes have been developed to improve the electronic communication in order to adapt itself to the Law 11/2007, about citizen’s right to communicate in an electronic way to the Government Administration.

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18June

PortCastelló achieves a monthly record of container traffic in May with over 16,000 TEUs

The Port of Castellón has achieved a monthly record in container traffic with over 16,000 TEUs in May, according to the Statistics Department of the Port Authority. This was the highest monthly figure reached in the last 110 years of history of the Port of Castellón.

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11June

PortCastello signs an agreement with Portel to establish the PCS model

The Port Authority of Castellón and the telematic service company Portel have signed an agreement to establish PCS model, a solution to integrate the different services managed by a Port Authority through a single desk. A PCS platform (PortCommunitySystem) responds to the requirement of making the most of the infrastructures and efficiently manage operations and port services in an integrated telematic way.

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28May

PortCastelló impulsed its IV Logistics Day about the railway and infrastructures

On Thursday, 31th of May, IV Logistics Day was held at the Opal Hall of the Gran Casino in Grao of Castellón. The event was inaugurated by the President of the Generalitat, Alberto Fabra.

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24May

PortCastelló promotes its new Business Plan 2012-2017 to increase international competitiveness

The Monitoring Committee of PortCastelló Strategic Plan, consisting of representatives of institutions and companies from Port Community, met at the Port Authority of Castellón to design the outlines that will mark its new Business Plan for the next five years.

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04May

The Rotary Club Castellón visited the facilities of the Port of Castellón

The Rotary Club Castellón visited the facilities of the Port of Castellón. The members of this society, chaired by Mr. Javier Rodríguez Zunzarren, visited the northern and southern expansions, that is the Centenary Wharf and the South Basin respectively.

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12April

PortCastelló awards to Lidia Muñoz Caro and Daniel Muñoz for their work on communication

The Port of Castellón, through Fundación PortCastelló, awarded the best communication project and the logotype commemorating its 110th anniversary. The award went to Lidia Caro and Daniel Muñoz, students of 4th year of Advertising and Public Relations at the Universitat Jaume I. The winners received a commemorative certificate and a 500€ cheque from the president of the Port Authority of Castellón, Mr. Juan José Monzonís.

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15March

Meeting sustainability at Alicante, within Secur Med Plus

Last 8th March, a meeting on sustainability framed within the project SECUR MED PLUS “Strategies and common actions to reinforce safety at Mediterranean maritime and logistics sectors” was held at the business center at Alicante Port.

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08March

PortCastelló will give an award to the best work of Communication referred to its 110 anniversary reported by the UJI

PortCastelló, through Fundación PortCastelló, will give a 500€ award to the best work of communication designed by students of Jaume I University. The students of 4th year of Bachelor degree and 3rd course of the degree of Advertising and Public Relations should carry out a communication campaign that will include the design of a logo for the 110 anniversary of the Port Authority of Castellón to be held next 2nd of April.

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02March

Puertos del Estado will deal with Ministry of Fomento to push on PortCastelló entry ways

The President of the Port Authority of Castellón, and the President of Puertos del Estado, have agreed up the costruction of the South railway link to PortCastelló. For the first time at the present government term both Presidents have departed on relevant Port issues.

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22February

PortCastelló keeps its commitment to ceramics with a new ship to transport raw materials

PortCastelló has just received the maiden visit of the ship Genmar of the turkish company Batinak Shipping. This ship was built in 2011 and is able to hold 35,000 tons. According to the president of the Port Authority of Castellón, Mr. Juan José Monzonis, it “reinforces the commitment of PortCastelló to Ceramics and other industrial sectors of the Castellón province”, as he stated while handing a commemorative plaque to the ship Captain, Mr. Tuncer Ozaslan.

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13February

PortCastelló ranks 6th in Spain in terms of container traffic

PortCastelló ended 2011 as the 6th Spanish port in container traffic, with 124.920 TEUs, following Vigo with 172.803, according to Puertos del Estado, as a result of a 26% increase this activity. Along with this, it was the first port in terms of bulk cargo at the Valencian Comunity, with 3.244.831 tons against 2.374.045 at Valencia and 724.112 at Alicante.

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07February

PortCastelló is first at promoting an application for mobiles and tablets

PortCastelló along with Fundacion PortCastelló, through the local company Cuatroochenta, is developing the first application for mobiles and tablets of a port at Spain called PortCastelló, innitially designed for iphone and focusing on informing about port news.

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06February

PortCastelló shows the biggest growth among ports at the Comunidad Valenciana during 2011

PortCastelló has been the first growing Port at the Comunidad Valenciana in 2011 in terms of goods traffic, with a 5.1% increase compared to 2.20% at Alicante and 2.71% at Valencia Port, according to Puertos del Estado.

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31January

PortCastelló grows by 5.1% and achieved a new record with 130,000 containers in 2011

The Port of Castellón has closed 2011 with a growth of 5.1 percent over the last year, it has broken a record in container traffic, goods and tile exports, as announced today the president of the Port of Castellón, Mr. Juan José Monzonís, during the Board of Directors of the Port which was chaired by the president of the Generalitat, Mr. Alberto Fabra, and in which the Councillor of Infrastructure, Ms. Isabel Bonig, was also present.

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13January

PortCastelló publishes its first Sustainability Report

The Port Authority of Castellón has published its first Sustainability Report which includes economic, social and environmental facts in 2010. This report has been elaborated following the Global Reporting Initiative G3 rules. It is going tol be delivered to the different stakeholders as a useful management tool that emerged from “an examination work and new awareness”, as explained the president of the Port of Castellón, Juan José Monzonís.

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20December

PortCastelló improves the safety with information for masters on its website

The Port of Castellón has published a specific report with relevant information adressed to masters whose information is already available at its website (http://www.portcastello.com/en/port/captains-of-ship.html), where it can be viewed or downloaded. The report has visual information on safety measures, evacuation and interesting information to ship captains bound to the port.

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13December

PortCastelló keeps the taxes reduction in the tile manufacturers and cruises sector in 2012

The tile manufacturers and cruises will keep on profiting from taxes reduction in 2012, as agreed today by the Board of Directors of the Port Authority of Castellón, which also approved bonuses for the agri-food sector. The export of finished product also maintain a 25% discount in the sea shipping taxes, for regular lines. In addition, raw materials will also have a reduction in the taxes.

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02December

The Port of Castellón, special guest at the 90th birthday of Messina line

The Genovese company Ignazio Messina hosted last Tuesday the celebration of the 90th anniversary of its foundation in a ceremony held in Valencia which served to present its future plans in our country, closely linked to the ports where it operates today, especially the Port of Castellón (the only port in the Valencian Community where scale its ships).

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17November

PortCastelló keeps the taxes reduction in the tile manufacturers and cruises sector in 2012

The tile manufacturers and cruises will keep on profiting from taxes reduction in 2012, as agreed today by the Board of Directors of the Port Authority of Castellón, which also approved bonuses for the agri-food sector. The export of finished product also maintain a 25% discount in the sea shipping taxes, for regular lines. In addition, raw materials will also have a reduction in the taxes.

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14November

Conference by PortCastelló President at the “Aula Isabel Ferrer” of Castellón

Next 15th of November at 19:30 , the president of the Port Authority of Castellón, will conduct a speech at the “Aula Isabel Ferrer”in the auditorium of Hucha building at Caja Castellón-Bancaja Foundation (Enmedio Street, Colón Street junction).

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03November

The Windstar cruise will put in at PortCastelló on Sunday with 200 bike lovers

The sailing ship Windspirit operated by the company Windstar American is expected to arrive at the port area of Grao at 6.30 am carrying about 200 pasengers and crew. Following the arrival the passengers will land with their bikes to take part in a cycling route through the province of Castellón and thence heading for the Port of Valencia, where they will board and set off for Cartagena.

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28October

PortCastelló facilates the access of the port sector to aid for R&D&I

How to get funds for Business Innovation. A the conference on aid R&D&I Aids for companies of the port sector that has been held in the assembly hall of the Port of Castellón aiming at throwing some light on this issue. A day of training for managers, technicians and responsibles for development, innovation and research in the port sector, in order to clearly expose the present regional, national and European aids map for both SMEs and large companies.

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24October

The South Dock makes the creation of moorings to BP Oil possible that will replace the platform in offshore

The South Basin of the Port of Castellón will enable the creation of two berths in concession for BP Oil Company with the purpose of loading and unloading petroleum products. In this regard, the Board of Directors of the Port of Castellón agreed today to grant a concession area of ??22,000 square meters and two berths in the South Basin Contradique.

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21October

PortCastelló has been pioneer in obtaining the logo credited as socially responsible

SECUR MED PLUS project “Shared strategies and actions for strengthening safety at maritime and logistics sectors in the Mediterranean ” is an European project cofunded by the MED Program, taking part in it the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Marseille-Provence (France), the Business and Innovation Centre of Attika (Greece), the Regional Development Centre of Koper (Slovenia), FEPORTS (Spain) and Tuscany Region, Sicily Region and the Liguria Region of Italy, the latter being the leader of project.

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21October

Nine out of ten citizens give a positive feedback about PortCastelló

Nine out of ten citizens of Castellon give a positive feedback about the Port of Castellon, according to the results from an opinion poll carried out by the firm InvestMark on over 1000 people.An astonishing 89% of those having a solid opinion on the issue reckon to have either a good or a very good view on it.

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06October

“The Port of Castellón: towards sustainability”

On 29th of September, the Port Authority of Castellón attended the “Capitalization Conference: Transnational Cooperation in Ports and Intermodal Transport”, organized by FEPORTS in the city of Valencia and inaugurated by the Honourable Counselor of Infrastructure, Territory and Environment, Ms. Isabel Bonig Trigueros, with the dissertation on “The Port of Castellón: towards sustainability”.

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12September

PortCastelló is added to the Mediterranean corridor summit

The Port Authority of Castellón has added to the demand the Mediterranean Corridor with the assistance of its president, Juan José Monzonís, to the Mayors Summit held in early days of September in the capital of Castellón. Monzonís signed the document to claim that infrastructure.

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06September

PortCastelló supports to the Mediterranean Corridor Summit

The Port of Castellón has shown its support to the Mayors Summit about the Mediterranean rail Corridor, which was also confirmed to attend the Chamber of Commerce and the Confederation of Entrepreneurs. The meeting will be held on 7th of September. It will be closed by the president of the Generalitat, Alberto Fabra, and it has been invited mayors of 12 provincial capitals affected by this infrastructure. The mayor of Castellón, Alfonso Bataller, met this week with the Port Authority chairman, Juan José Monzonís, and director of the Port, Roberto Arzo.

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06September

PortCastelló is more in number than 20,000 TEUs in July 2011

The Port of Castellón already is more in number than 20,000 TEUs in the first seven months of the year compared to same period in 2010. Between January and July PortCastelló moved 75,000 containers compared to just over 54,000 in the same period last year. These figures represent an increase of 37.5 per cent in container traffic and predicts a very important figure in the total balance of the year.

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22July

PortCastelló grows 17.3% in the first half of the year and in June achieved its second best figure of the year

The Port of Castellón has grown 17.3 percent in the first half of the year, according to data from the Department of Statistics of the Port Authority of Castellón. It has also been achieved in June its second best year in terms of percentage increase and volume of goods. The increase has been 16.8 percent and in all months, except March, has surpassed one million tons. So far this year, the Port of Castellón also accumulates a million tonnes more than in 2010 of a total of more thant 6,600,000.

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21July

FEPORTS and the Port Authority of Castellón coordinate a workshop about Social Responsibility with companies of the port and logistics sector of the port of Castellón

Last July 14 was held at the Port Authority of Castellón a technical workshop on social responsibility in the framework of the SECUR MED PLUS project, attended by representatives of companies in the pot and logistics sector of the port of Castellón: Elite Cement, Infinita Renovables, Marítima del Mediterráneo, Castellón Portsur and BP Oil.

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21July

State Ports will distribute over 42 million between the 28 port authorities

Interport Compensation Fund, an instrument of territorial cohesion to reallocate system resources of the Port Authorities through the State Pors, will allocate a total of 42.5 million euros to compensate the 28 authorities according to their needs and economy. This was agreed today on the distribution committee of the Compensation Fund, celebrated at the Port Authority of Castellón.

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14July

PortCastelló gets the presidents of the ports of Spain together at Castellon

PortCastelló meets all the presidents of the ports of Spain in Castellon for first time. It will be on 19th of July in a day working group convened by Puertos del Estado to develop in the assembly hall of the Port Authority of Castellón for the meeting of the Committee on Distribution of Compensation Interportuaria Fund and other currently issues about ports. The meeting between the heads of the Spanish Port System will be chaired by the President of Puertos del estado, Fernando González Laxe, and will also be there other responsibles of the organism, as well as presidents and directors of the various ports.

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05July

Over 2.000 people visit the 3D photo exhibition of PortCastelló

The images in 3-dimensional snapshots are the work of Santi San Martín, television camera and amateur photographer in the world of three-dimensional image for many years.

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04July

96% of citizens satisfied with PortCastelló

Visitors to the port area were invited to complete the opinion poll, which consisted in a dozen simple questions, mostly closed questions that should be answered with yes or no. The content of the questions concerned the organization of the Open Day, CSR, economic development, environment and port-city relation. Port staff and hostesses sought a survey that was answered by family or group of people who visited the port. The results of the opinion poll revealed, therefore, a satisfaction rate of 96%, a percentage that has been very much appreciated from PortCastelló.

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24June

ASCER visits PortCastelló

The main tile employers’ ASCER representatives, with Joaquin Piñón as president, and Carlos Cabrera as vice president and chief executive of the Port Authority of Castellón, visited the new Port of Castellón to know the details of its new range of services and infrastructure. The visitors visited first the north and then the South Dock.

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22June

PortCastelló offers a 3D photo exhibition

This is the first photography exhibition in 3D is performed at the Grau of Castellón.

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21June

Castellón looks to the sea and throw into its port

About 3.000 people attended the II Open Day of the Port of Castellón, which took place today. Families, children and adults gathered at the port facilities despite the prevailing heat. There, they were greeted with refreshments and various gifts after touring the north and south zones of the port by bus.

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21June

PortCastelló invites tenders for the dry dock installation

The Port of Castellón retrieves the dry dock and tender their holdings for a period of between 20 and 25 years. The Board of the Port Authority of Castellón approved today to tender out the operation of the shipyard, located in the south of the fishing dock.

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17June

The railroad, the protagonist in PortCastelló

The railway will be one of the great protagonists of the II Open Day of Port of Castellón, which will take place as part of intermodality on Saturday, 18th of June. Near the bus stop to access to the port area, between the Harbour and Mercadona of the Grao, visitors could enjoy with a miniature train circuit on a path of more than 250 square feet and four different engines. Children and parents could give rides in the railroad.

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15June

PortCastelló will issue a publication with 3D images in its II Open Day

The Port of Castellón will deliver to citizens that take part in its II Open Day a publication with pictures of the port in 3D (3 dimensions), together with those corresponding glasses for proper viewing. Spectacular harbor images in 3D are the work of photographer Santi San Martín. This is the first time that the Port could be seing in 3D, a widely technology used in movies today.

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10June

PortCastelló lives its II Open Day

“There is a new port to see”. This is indicated by the chairman of the Port Authority of Castellón, Juan José Monzonís, to justify the celebration of the II Open Day of the Port of Castellón, it will be celebrated next Saturday, 18th of June. “After the growth of the north and south and the inauguration of the east dam last month of March, there is a new port to see. We’re going to show it for all the people interested in knowing it”, says Monzonís. The port area of Grao has changed after the last open day when the port area opened to the public.

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16May

The Port Authority of Castellón attends to the establishment of the Logistics and Transport Commission in CIERVAL

The committee is made ??up of prominent businessmen from road transport, rail, ports and shippings, as well as representatives of the major industry associations in the Valencian Community and Ports.

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09May

PortCastelló focus its commercial activity in Munich, Athens and Barcelona in the coming months

The commercial action of PortCastelló, after introducing its new supply of infrastructure and services in Zaragoza, will be present again from 10th to 13th of May at Transport Logistic Munich, the main european logistics meeting in German. It will offer to the visitors a complete overview of the transport chain and logistics. The fair Transport Logistic Munich also offers an extensive program of events and conferences. The fair also serves as an ideal platform to transfer knowledge and networking.

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06May

Castellón “is already Port of Zaragoza” and “conquers” the aragonese logistics sector

The growth of the Port of Castellón in the last decade, the entry into service of the A-23 and the opportunity that represents the rail access to the port facilities were the keys used by the president of the Port Authority of Castellón, Juan José Monzonís, to certify that “Castellón is already Port of Zaragoza.” This was expressed in the presentation of the new supply of infrastructure and services of the Port of Castellón in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Zaragoza.

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03May

PortCastelló displays its logistic potential in Zaragoza on 5th of May

The Port of Castellón, through PortCastelló Foundation, will display its entire logistics supply to the Aragon entrepreneurship. The Port Authority of Castellón and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Zaragoza and of Castellón have organized a presentation of the new infrastructure and services supply of the Port of Castellón on the next Thursday, 5th of May.

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18April

PortCastelló fails its 11 Drawing, Writing and Photography Awards 2011

The Port of Castellón, through PortCastelló Foundation, has awarded the drawing, writing and photography prizes framed in the campaign “What does the Port of Castellón mean to you?”, with the assistance of the City Council of Castellón, County Council, Caja Castellón-Bancaja Foundation and El Corte Ingles, which has added about 400 registered.

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13April

PortCastelló has 400 people enrolled in its cultural contests

The Port of Castellón, through PortCastelló Foundation, hasalmost 400 registered people in its cultural contest that rewards the best drawings, writings and photographs. Under the title of ‘What does the Port of Castellón mean to you?” and with the cooperation of the City Council of Castellón, County Council, Caja Castellón-Bancaja Foundation and El Corte Ingles, lot of people and schools have given up their works in the last weeks, with awards in global will achieve about 5.000 euros.

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12April

PortCastelló presents the South Basin brand to advance in their commercialization

The Port of Castellón unveiled today the South Basin brand, which includes, among other things, new logo and visual identity to convey the full potential of the most important infrastructure held in the Port of Castellón in its nearly 110 years of history, with an area of over 2 million square meters from the sea.

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08April

PortCastelló enhances their security defenses with new quays

The Port of Castellón has enhanced its security by installing new safeguards on its docks. It has been installed in the Inner Harbour 7 new defenses cylindrical length of 2 meters by 1.2 meters in diameter, similar to the Ceramics Spring. It has been disassembled 9 damaged defenses, of which the 5 that maintained good conditions have been repositioned. Finally, the defense number 5 has been placed  in the External Cross Dock. In this way, they are in perfect condition especially for the citrus campaign. The defenses favor the docking of ships in port eliminating the danger when approaching to the docks.

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31March

The PortCastelló fire station will serve businesses and neighbors from Grao

This new facility, located in the Port of Castellón, is the result of the investment made by the Port Authority of Castellón to the citizenship of Castellón.

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02March

The Dam East closes the trilogy of PortCastelló great works in the past decade

The Port of Castellón opens next Thursday, 3th of March of 2011, the extension of the Dam East and the dredging of the entrance channel of the Port of Castellón, a work that completes the trilogy of infrastructure investments executed in the next decade Centennial Dock and South Dock and it has involved creating the new port. This work, with a total investment of more than 40 million euros, reinforces the safety of the Port of Castellón against possible storms.

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18February

PortCastelló promotes writing and photography competitions to capture the port

The Port of Castellón, through PortCastelló Foundation promotes a cultural campaign “What does the Port of Castellón mean to you?”. It includes a drawing and writing contest for children and a photo contest for the general public. With the cooperation of the County Council of Castellón, County Council, Caja Castellón-Bancaja Foundation and El Corte Ingles, PortCastelló today has introduced the basis, with awards of about 5.000 euros. It is possible to get more information on the web www.portcastello.com.

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31January

PortCastelló provides companies access to its Market Information System

The Port Authority of Castellón delivered yesterday cryptographic cards to the Port Community companies in order to access to the Market Information System (MIS), becoming the first port of Spain that implements a tool with these characteristics.

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25January

PortCastelló grows 12.4% in 2010 and containers marked a new record

The Port of Castellón has grown by 12,4 percent in the last year from just over 11 million tonnes in 2009 to a total of 12.446.926 tons in 2010. Also, the containers have set a record.

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14December

PortCastelló implements an innovative and pioneering Market Information System

PortCastelló has begun the implementation and delivery of cryptographic cards that will allow, to different agents of the Port Community, exclusive access to Market Information System (SIM), submitted on 26th of November by the Port Authority and framed in action Strategic Plan 2009-2011.

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01December

PortCastelló offers a logistics platform with more than 4 million square meters

The Port of Castellón offers investors more than 4 million square meters in its logistics platlform, which means that the port area is the more attractive and with more business opportunities in the Western Mediterranean. This will be said to entrepreneurs in the presentation of the infrastructures and services in the Madrid Chamber of Commerce tomorrow Tuesday, November 30, at 13 pm.

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01December

“Castellón is a port for Madrid”

“Madrid has another port because the port of Castellón is now port of Madrid”, said the Port Authority of Castellón in the presentation of the new infrastructure and services of PortCastelló, in the Chamber of Commerce in Madrid. An event organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Castellón met more than one hundred businessmen.

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29November

President of Puertos del Estado visits PortCastelló

The President of Puertos del Estado, Fernando González Laxe, said in his first visit to the Port of Castellón that there is “agreement” with PortCastelló about the south rail access. He explained that “the railroad is the oxygen of a port” and “it is nothing if it is not integrated in a corridor”, betting on the Mediterranean Corridor.

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29November

Success of the III PortCastelló Logistic Day

The III Castellón Logistic Day , driven by the Port Authority of Castellón and PortCastelló Foundation, was a success. It was organized by “Periódico del Azulejo” and Itene, it attracted hundreds of logistic operators and business in general on 23th of November at the Opal Room of the Grand Casino de Castellón Puerto Azahar.

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26November

PortCastelló presents its new Internal Emergency Plan to control risk situations

The Port of Castellón presented this week to the Port Community the new Internal Emergency Plan. This document has been updated to reflect the new port facilities, as the South Basin, the result of the recent enlargement.

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24November

Port of Castellón Presentation at the Madrid Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Last years PortCastelló has invested heavily in infrastructure and it has continued its expansion, culminating with the latest generation of port, situated in the South Basin, which has gained from the sea more than 2 million square metres.

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22November

A Windstar cruise with 150 bike lovers berths in PortCastelló

A cruise belonging to the Windstar Cruises company has docked at the Port of Castellón during the sunny morning of Sunday 14 November. The ship, of 134 meters of length and with a passage of about 150 people, all bike lovers and the vast majority American, moved in tandem from Castelón to Valencia, where they again embark at the port of Valencia.

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12November

PortCastelló closed a first round of meetings to hear the voice of the Port Community

The Port of Castellón has closed a first round of meetings to hear the voice of the members of the port community through its various committees and sub-committees of Quality, as set out its Business Plan. The general manager of PortCastelló, Roberto Arzo, pleased with the progress of various working meetings, said it will be carried out the analysis of all the suggestions and issues raised.

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09November

PortCastelló opens the new Board of Directors

The Port of Castellón has a new Board of Directors since today. As prescribed in the new Ports Law, the Board of Directors of the Port Authority of Castellón, traditionally formed by a maximum of 25 members will have, from now on, a total of 15 members plus the PortCastelló manager and the secretary, both with voice but without vote.

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27October

A new Quality Policy and Sustainability

The commitment stems from the Strategic Plan and its CSR program

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