Considered an important link between the Mediterranean and Northern Europe and as a hub for international trade between Europe, America and Africa, the Port of Lisbon has maintained its national leadership in the market of agri-bulk for some years now.

Port activities are carried out on both banks of the river. The handling of containerised cargo, Roll-on/Roll-off and most break-bulk cargo is concentrated on the North bank. On the south bank there are several terminals dedicated to liquid and solid bulk cargo.