Each port has a combination of economic activities that define its role and function.
- Transport and cargo handling. All the activities related to the organization and operation of freight movements at the port terminals and inland.
- Logistics. All the activities supporting the distribution of goods, including warehousing, which are fully or partially handled by the port.
- Industrial/manufacturing. All the activities related to the transformation of materials and parts that are fully or partially handled by the port.
- Energy. All the activities involved in the production, distribution, and generation of fuels and electricity supporting port activities or handled by the port.