November 17 2020
APM Terminals Algeciras congratulates Port of Algeciras on receiving the ESPO Award 2020
The Port of Algeciras received the award by the European Sea Ports Organisation in recognition of its successful strategy to attract innovation and local start-ups.
On 10 November, the Port of Algeciras was awarded the ESPO Award 2020 in recognition of its successful strategy to attract innovation and local start-ups. Adina Vălean, EU Commissioner for Transport, announced the ESPO Award Winner during a dedicated ESPO Award Digital Ceremony.
The Port of Algeciras won the 2020 Award for its project, “The Journey of Innovation – Travesía de la Innovación”. “Algeciras is on a transformational pathway from the port authority being landlord, operator and regulator to becoming a business and efficiency partner”, reads the ESPO announcement.
APM Terminals Algeciras, operational since 1986 and one of the largest terminals in the Western Mediterranean, is strategically located in the Port of Algeciras in the Strait of Gibraltar, the main East/West shipping route through the Mediterranean Sea. With continuous focus on operational excellence, enabled by innovation, the terminal is a crucial element of the infrastructure landscape in and around the Port.
“We congratulate our partners at the Port of Algeciras on this great recognition. Innovation plays a pivotal role in continuously making Algeciras a more competitive, more efficient and more attractive place for businesses, as well as for attracting talents into the maritime sector. We are very happy to share this belief and to play our role in the process” shares Jesús Cáceres, Chief Operations Officer at APM Terminals Algeciras.
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