Located in Southern Spain on the Bay of Gibraltar, Port Algeciras is the largest port in Spain and the largest port on the Mediterranean Sea. The port is well connected to nearby ports, cities, roads, and railways. It handles about 50 million tons of cargo annually, which includes about 3 million containers. The crews at Port Algeciras are reliable, well-experienced, and can manage their fair share of cargo. Moreover, the port’s management is consistently working to improve the facilities, increase efficiency, and offer every shipper a hassle-free import process. According to management, the strategic vision for the port includes consolidating the port as an intermodal benchmark in the Mediterranean. They also hope to facilitate container transit and be a leader for shipping petroleum products in the Strait of Gibraltar.
Overseas Shipping Services
With K International Transport, clients can ship virtually all cargo overseas to Port Algeciras, Spain from the United States. However, the most popular types of cargo to pass through the port include petroleum, agricultural products, and automobiles. Shippers from the United States also transport all types of vehicles, including contemporary automobiles, trucks, vintage cars, and luxury autos.
K International Transport can help shippers decide whether to transport their car via roll-on/roll-off (RORO) vessel or container. With a container, clients can also ship personal effects inside their automobiles. Besides automobiles, clients can also transport high-heavy construction equipment, such as cranes, bulldozers, excavators, dump trucks, and more! With the experienced crews at Port Algeciras and a reliable freight forwarding company like K International Transport, the shipping process can be hassle-free and affordable.
Additional Considerations when Shipping to or from Algeciras, Spain
Some notable features of Port Algeciras, Spain, include:
- The port is not only a commercial cargo port but is also a passenger port and a fishing port.
- The port is currently 31st, of the top 50 world container ports.
- Port Algeciras is the 7th busiest container port in Europe, and 28th busiest in the world when comparing annual trade volume. When comparing the weight of cargo, the port is the 9th busiest in Europe.
- Interestingly, whales and dolphins sometimes make an appearance in the port despite the busy vessel traffic.
- The port offers several services including bunker fuel handling and RORO services.
An experienced international shipping company like K International Transport can help clients transport all cargo from ports in the United States to Port Algeciras, Spain via ocean freight shipping. Some of the ports we ship from include New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Texas, California, and Washington. K International Transport helps clients make important decisions about their shipments, including the best choice between container shipping options and RORO transport.
For more information about international automobile shipping, overseas container equipment transport, Port Algeciras, or K International Transport’s services, call us at 212-267-6400 or email us at email@example.com. You can also reach out to us on Skype at kinternationalny. Clients can visit Port Algeciras’s website at https://www.apba.es to learn more about the services offered in Spain. Contact K International Transport today for a quick international shipping quote from the United States to Spain!