Port Services

The Port of Sines operates 365 days/year, 24 hours/day. Offers permanent high quality services to vessels and cargoes, with high productivity and safety levels, namely:

  • Maritime Traffic Control;
  • Services helping the navigation;
  • Pilotage;
  • Tug Services (through a concession awarded to Reboport and a license awarded to Portugs);
  • Mooring Services (through a concession awarded to Reboport and a license awarded to Pioneiro do Rio);
  • Handling of cargoes with or without stevedores’ services (assured by the companies awarded the terminals’ concessions, namely CLT, Repsol, Portsines, REN Atlântico and PSA Sines);
  • Handling and storage of cargoes (assured by the companies awarded the terminals’ concessions. There are also tanks for the storage of liquid bulk inside the TGLS - Liquid Bulk Terminal area belonging to APS, while some companies also have their own tanks);
  • Wastes reception services (the vessels’ wastes reception is exclusively assured by a sub-concession awarded by CLT (the company awarded the concession of TGLS) to Ecoslops); the reception of the remaining wastes is assured by different other companies in free competition);
  • Bunkers supply (through a concession awarded exclusively to Petrogal for the supplying by fixed means, at the TGLS and TPQ terminals, and a license awarded to the same company for the supplying to the remaining terminals by barge);
  • Utilities supplying service (fresh water, steam and compressed air within the TGLS area, assured by a sub-concession awarded by CLT (the company awarded the concession of TGLS) to Ecoslops. Fresh water supply to the remaining areas assured by Ecoslops and different other companies in free competition. Only power supply is directly provided by APS);
  • Maritime transport services (through two licenses awarded to Noquimar and Ocean Sea);
  • Services for onboard supplying of food, spare parts and other consumables (assured by companies in this business in free competition);
  • Safety services, including firefighting and accidents intervention, explosions and pollution issues;
  • Port information services.