The Vision and strategic Mission of Port of Sines are:

To be a more efficient and competitive port by taking advantage of its infra-structures and physical and geographical characteristics, thus consolidating itself as a national strategic active, playing an important role within the European and worldwide port context.

To assure the fulfilment of the competencies and attributions concerning the planning; update; promotion and regulation of the Port of Sines, always aiming to avail its resources in a rationalised and optimised way, as well as the economic and operational efficiency by complying the safety and environmental requirements – providing satisfaction to its clients and value added on the Iberian and European market.


The Port of Sines Strategic Plan was put into effect in 2002, comprising the period from 2003 to 2015, and based on the following development guiding lines:

 Reinforcement of the Port’s role in the supplying of energetic products to the country

Consolidation of the Container Terminal activity within the European and Worldwide market

Consolidation of the port authority management model as concessions’ manager

Strong bet on the enhancement of Human Resources

Active participation on the economic development of both the port and the region 


Portuguese version of the Strategic Plan 2003 – 2015 available here


Plano Estratégico do Porto de Sines.pdf2 Mbytes


2015 is the last year comprised within the Strategic Plan in force. The company has also changed, with the inclusion of two ports from the Algarve under its management. In this manner, a new Strategic Plan is being developed for the company and its three ports, with new objectives, actions and projects oriented for the sustainable development of the Port of Sines in the next years.