With a privileged location on the western coast of the Iberian Peninsula, the Port of Aveiro serves the vast economic hinterland of central and northern Portugal and central Spain.
Due to the recent planning of the port infrastructure, it is a multifunctional port, operating primarily for the service of the various sectors of industry in the central region of Portugal. The accesses, without congestion, associated with the installed capacity, make it competitive, effective and sustainable, resulting in its excellent levels of productivity and exceptional response levels to the most varied challenges.
With excellent road accessibility, the Port of Aveiro is served by the main national road system, via motorways, which connect it to the main cities in the country and Spain.
In terms of rail connections, the Port of Aveiro is connected to the national network through an electrified branch, with connection to the Atlantic Corridor of the Trans-European Transport Network (Aveiro - Valladolid).
- Corredor Atlântico
- Linha do Norte (Portugal)
- Linha da Beira Alta (Espanha)
The port entrance is 1.5 miles from the North Sector terminals and 4.5 miles from the South Sector terminals.
Currently, the Port of Aveiro is able to dock vessels with the following characteristics:
- Average draft of up to 9.75 m;
- Maximum length: up to 200 m.
- Up to 200 m LOA;
- Up to 30 m beam;
- Up to 40.000 tonnes of displacement;
- Up to 10 m draft.