The city of Viana do Castelo, Atlantic City of the Year 2018, is developing a big Strategic Plan for the next 10 years. This plan invests in education, sports, culture, and human creativeness. It also provides businesses and innovation with a welcoming environment, builds foundations for a new maritime culture in the Municipality and promotes the Atlantic Nautical City.
Viana do Castelo has been increasing its business and industries attractiveness with a set of four parks and industrial poles. In the city’s development, the seaport also plays an important role. It has the capacity to handle up to 900 000 tons of general break-bulk cargo, liquid, and dry bulk cargo and containers, annually.
The city also works in the promotion and development of the nautical tourism and water sports. This brings together public and private entities aiming for the creation of a real sea cluster in the region.
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