1. Optimise the existing available capacity to reinforce the movement of containers, bulk and general cargo;
  2. Invest in the improvement of Safety, Environment and Quality (Green and Blue Port);
  3. Improve the management of port clients and the development of new businesses (plots for logistic units, blue economy, nautical tourism, among others);
  4. Increase investment in infrastructures, namely in maritime accessibility with the deepening of the bar channel;
  5. Improve intermodal articulation and logistical support conditions;
  6. Raise the International, National and Local Reputation of the Port of Figueira da Foz Brand;
  7. Technological modernisation of services and infrastructures.

Projects and Investments

The Port of Figueira da Foz continually invests to improve the navigability conditions of the port, reinforce security conditions, as well as improve the operating conditions at the terminals and intra-port digital connectivity. The main objective is to increase the efficiency of services and improve the environmental performance of all its activities.


Improvement of maritime accessibility and port infrastructures


  1. Increase the size of the ships to 140m in length and 8m in draught
  2. Growth of port traffic to 3 million tonnes
  3. Diversification of goods and markets
  4. Expected investment: 18.2 million Euros

Expansion of embankments for container logistics


  1. Gathering of New lines
  2. Greater connectivity

Roadmap PROGRAMME for the energy transition of the Port of Figueira da Foz

This includes investments aimed at the decarbonisation of activities carried out in the port and a greater use of renewable energies.


PROGRAMME for the Digital Transition for the development and implementation of Smart Port


  1. Implementation of an indoor and outdoor Wi-Fi solution
  2. Implementation of sensor solutions and IoT networks

Single-window Logistics

This project translates the entire digitalisation of the logistics chains which use national ports, through the evolution and expansion of the Single Window Port.

The objective of this project is to expand information flow management throughout the entire logistics chain, integrating maritime transport and national ports with land transport modes and connection to dry ports, using the logic of intermodality, in addition to establishing a connection to the foreland (international ports).

Status: In production


  1. Public Investment: € 5.1 M

Cencyl Cities - Sustainable local development in the border area of the CENCYL territory

This projetc aims to Strengthen local sustainable development throughout the Spanish-Portuguese border.

It also consolidates the CENCYL CITIES NETWORK as a cooperation agency and a cross-border management model to face the main challenges and opportunities of sustainable development and climate change in the urban border area. It aims to jointly promote the resources and assets of the CENCYL and Atlantic Corridor cities as an axis of economic activity and cross-border territorial articulation. It will also improve urban management through the exchange of experiences and networking in the areas of sustainable urban development and promote the social and institutional integration of the cities network as a development tool.

Projeto Cidades Cencyl


  1. Start date - 01-07-2014
  2. Completion date - 31-12-2020
  3. Total cost approved - 72.870,00 €
  4. European Union financial support - FEDER – 54.652,50 €


Project Sheet

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