Óscar Magdalena, who has to date been director of Noatum Terminal Málaga, has been appointed director of Noatum Terminal Castellón, after spending three years at the helm of Noatum Terminal Málaga and successfully completing the process of transforming that facility into a multipurpose terminal.
In his time in Malaga, the terminal restored its level of container activity, investing in new STS cranes, and diversified into industrial bulk goods, investing in warehouses and equipment, and attracted various types of automotive traffic, making Noatum Terminal Málaga Andalusia’s leading multipurpose terminal.
Magdalena has more than 25 years of experience in the port sector, and is replacing Vicente Llorens, a legendary figure in the docks of Valencia and Castellón, who has decided to retire after a career spanning over 45 years.
Óscar Magdalena began his career at the customs agency José Magdalena Romero, and became the company’s head of the Export Department and its Attorney. After practising as a lawyer for 3 years, in 1997 he joined what was then Marítima Valenciana, which is now Noatum Container Terminal Valencia, as Communications and Ship Planning Coordinator. In 2004, he was appointed Supervisor of Yard Planning, and in 2007 he was offered the position of Head of Planning, carrying out various types of projects. He was appointed Director of Planning in 2012.
Magdalena holds a degree in Law from the CEU San Pablo University (Valencia) and is a qualified Customs Agent.