Etermar consortium wins Port of Leixoes deal

A consortium led by Etermar – Engenharia e Construção, S.A. has won the tender for the Reinforcement of Dock 1 North of the Port of Leixões for Dual Use and Rail Connectivity.


This project for APDL is part of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF).

CEF is a key EU funding instrument to promote growth, jobs and competitiveness through targeted infrastructure investment at European level. 

It supports the development of high performing, sustainable and efficiently interconnected trans-European networks in the fields of transport, energy and digital services.

CEF investments fill the missing links in Europe’s energy, transport and digital backbone.

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According to Etermar, the new dock will allow the berth of larger vessels as well as improve the existing ro-ro accessibility. It will take 30 months to complete.

Etermar is a European marine engineering company, operating in 15 different countries on four different continents.

The company specializes in maritime works, hydraulic works, dredging, harbour shelters, artificial reefs, cable cars, civil construction, offshore foundations, submarine pipelines and marine construction.