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

Capitalisation Actions for the Green Transition of Cities and Territories CENCYL

Project Summary:

The project is conceived as a strategic capitalisation initiative for the consolidation of the CENCYL cooperation area through the functional articulation between the Eurocity (Almeida-Ciudad Rodrigo) and the CENCYL network of cities, in order to add a genuine cross-border component to the extended area of interregional urban cooperation, which also represents a strategic alliance between the urban world and its rural environment.


Project objectives:

In this context of functional and territorial articulation of cross-border cooperation, capitalisation initiatives represent a strategic alliance between businesses, citizens and administrations to involve the greatest number of actors in the objective of decarbonising urban activities towards climate neutrality.



Status of ExecutionCompleted (06/2023)
Total investment (APFF)6 thousand €
European Union financial support - FEDER (APFF)4,5 thousand €


Projeto Cidades Cencyl




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