The Port Institute for Studies and Cooperation, initially known by the acronym IPEC, and now as FEPORTS, was constituted by the Generalitat Valenciana (Valencian Regional Government) and the Port Authorities of Alicante, Castellón and Valenciaa on April 15, 1998. The Institute is a non-profit entity, with the status of Foundation belonging to the public sector.

Instituto Portuario de Estudios y Cooperacion de la Comunitat Valenciana - FEPORTS