Porto Grande Cape Verde

A Large deep water ay on the North of Sao Vicente. Formed by a volcano it is a natural harbour it is also known as Mindel Bay

Points Of Interest:

Main Town of Mindelo. Is the cultural capital of Cape Verde
Govenors Palace
Rich history in its attractive city centre
Sandy Beaches

Port Facilities

Since the latest modernisation in 2014, the port has 4 long quays, 4 shorter quays, a quay for fishing boats with fish processing installations, a container terminal (expanded and modernised in 1997), 2 roll-on/roll-off ramps and 3 passenger terminals. The total length of the quays is 1,560 m, and the maximum depth is 12 m.[3] With 847,602 metric tonnes of cargo and 350,213 passengers handled (2017), it is the busiest port of Cape Verde.

Transport Links

There are ferry services to the islands of Santo Antão,São Nicolau, Santiago and Sal.

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