Located in the city center, the Port of Alicante develops commercial, fishing and recreational activity. The port is the point of departure for goods and passengers towards the North of Africa, Baleares and the Canaries, highlighting the existence of regular lines with many cities of the Mediterranean and Africa.
The Port of Alicante encompasses an influential area of great capacity for exportation and commercial tradition, constituted by important towns and cities such as Alicante, Albacete, Murcia and Elche, and penetrating into Madrid through the industrial zones of Vinalopó.
The commercial zone of the port has been equipped with infrastructure and services designed to give the best answer to the demands of cargo ships and goods, while offering its users modern facilities capable of manipulating and storing any kind of goods.
- Multipurpose terminal (bay 11) of 354m., extensible to 600, and a platform of 65,000 square meters that, once expanded, will reach 129,453 square meters.
- Central dock with three bays (13, 15 and 17); a total of 870m, draught of 15m and four RORO ramps.
- South dock with 1,250m of bay and a platform of 270,000 square meters: sea terminal with regular lines to Argel and Oran, container terminal and multipurpose terminal with facilities dedicated to cement and other bulk goods.
The port has a Logistic Action Zone (ZAL) with facilities and equipment adapted for distribution; large spaces for storage (100,000 square meters) and a modal interchange point which connects it with the rest of the peninsula through roads (direct link with highway) and train (docks are equipped with railroads).
The port gets thousands of tourists each year, thanks to the numerous cruisers and large pleasure ships that stop over in their docks.