The port in medias

ESPO congratulates the Port of Ceuta and Peterhead Port Authority for achieving EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS).


ESPO congratulates the Port of Ceuta (Spain) and Peterhead Port Authority (United Kingdom) for achieving again EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS). This is Peterhead’s sixth PERS certification since their entry into the EcoPorts network in 2008, and Ceuta’s second time achieving the PERS certification. Isabelle Ryckbost, ESPO Secretary General, commented: “We are happy to add […]

Port and Red Cross sign an agreement in Ceuta.


Amidst the wave of negative news caused by the COVID-19, some positive ones can bring hope. Before the beginning of the quarantine in Spain, in mid-march, the port authority of Ceuta and the Red Cross signed an agreement allowing this humanitarian institution to use port facilities for the next 10 years. The Red Cross will […]



The Spabunker Sixty, operated by Cepsa, is expected to meet demand from 40-50 more vessels each month. The Spabunker Sixty, constructed at the Unión Valencia Naval Shipyard, entered service in 2008 and is a double-hulled barge with a capacity for 2,300 metric tonnes (mt) of fuel oil and 700 mt of marine diesel oil (MDO). The vessel […]

The port of Ceuta (Spain), new AIVP member.


The port of Ceuta is one of the most important ports in the Mediterranean; it is a leading port for cargo movement, bunkering, bulk liquids, passengers and vehicles from Spain. Ceuta enjoys a privileged location on the Straits of Gibraltar. It offers tax benefits, and the port has well consolidated experience in passenger and cargo […]