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APM Terminals Barcelona Looks To 5G Investment

APM Terminals Barcelona looks to 5G investment

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) September 2, 2021 – APM Terminals Barcelona is set to play a key role in the 5G Barcelona project. The project will use the technology to link port equipment, such as cranes, port vehicles and employees by integrating communication technologies. This information came to light when Barcelona Port president, Damià Calvet, visited the APM Terminals Barcelona facilities to learn about the company’s
developments and investment plans. He commented that such investments, as 5G, would improve sustainability and competitiveness of the port. The president also reported that in the first half of the year the terminal handled 450,000 containers. During his visit to the Sud dock terminal, Calvet was joined by José Alberto Carbonell, general director of the port, Joan Pere Gómez, head of the Office of the Presidency and Institutional Relations, and Manuel Galán, head of External Relations and director of the Governing Council for the Promotion of the Port Community of Barcelona. On behalf of APM Terminals Spanish Gateways, the group was welcomed by Carlos Arias, managing director, Narcís Pavón, director of Operations, and María García, CCO. APM Terminals Barcelona operates the port’s Muelle Sur Container Terminal with an annual throughput capacity of 2.3 million TEU. The facility offers direct connections to inland container terminals in Zaragoza and Madrid using dedicated shuttle trains. APM Terminals is part of A.P. Moller – Maersk, an integrated container logistics company and member of the A.P. Moller Group. Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2021.

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