Ports of Lisbon and Setubal are the core ports of the Metropolitan area of Lisbon, as two of the most competitive ports of Europe´s Atlantic Coast, serving more than 100 countries, serving the biggest production and consumer markets of Portugal and the Iberian hinterland of Europe.
Port of Lisbon is a unique, sheltered and multifunctional port, comprising 14 terminals serving all segments of the port business. Lisbon plays a key link between the Mediterranean and northern Europe and a hub for international trade between Europe, America and Africa. Port of Setúbal goes hand in hand with most important industrial and logistics clusters, automotive, pulp and paper, steel, cement, etc, comprising 11 terminals specialized in all type of cargo, as an important short seaport. Setubal plays a strategic role as a national hub for renewable energies, namely for the offshore and energy market since it has space to expand and invest.