The Canary Islands, a geo-strategic enclave for offshore service

With first-class infrastructures and services, the Canary Islands ports are centres of reference in the Mid-Atlantic for ship and oil rig maintenance and repair works.

Infrastructures and Facilities
  • 2 main ports
  • 1 refinery
  • fuel and gas terminal
  • LNG bunker and storage
  • 1 regasification plant
Port of Las Palmas Infrastructures
18

Hectares Anchorage Area

14km

Quays and Berths

5-22m

Draught Range

12

Tug Boats

10

Ro-ro boarding ramps

Storage Facilities
40.0K

m2 covered storage area

300.0K

m2 open-air storage area

173.0K

m3 cold storage area

328.0K

m3 bunker storage area

Port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife Infrastructures
18

Hectares Anchorage Area

16.8km

Quays and Berths

6-16 m

Draught Range

5

Tug Boats

Storage Facilities
128.0K

m2 covered storage area

700.0K

m2 open-air storage area

41.0K

m3 cold storage area

Repairs carried out in the Canary Islands ports (2015)
351

Ships

14

Oilrigs

Activity in the Canary Islands ports in 2015
7.42

million pax

36.3

Million Mt freight traffic

Maritime Offshore services

Repairs, Sheet metal works, Supplies, Inspections, Quality control, Water analysis and water treatment (up to 18 different services)

The archipelago is just 100 km away from the African coast, 1,940 nautical miles away from the main reserve of West Africa, the Nigerian waters, and 3,200 nautical miles away from the second best reserve, the waters of Angola. Its privileged geographical location allows providing services and supplies to ships and oil rigs from countries all over the world, thus optimizing time and resources for any company operating in West Africa.

The existing facilities offer 18 categories of services and related activities, including ship repairs, sheet metal works, supplies, transport and logistics, quality control inspections, water analysis, water and waste treatment and ship agents’ services. The bunkering services available are among the most active in this North Atlantic area, offering all types of bunker, 24 hours a day, all the year round.

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