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The Port of Barcelona is located on Spain’s Mediterranean coast about 150 km south of the country’s border with France. The state-owned port is operated by Autoritat Portuària de Barcelona (APB – Port Authority of Barcelona). Most types of cargo are handled including dry and liquid bulk, Ro-Ro, containers, liquefied gas and breakbulk. There are also extensive facilities for cruise and ferry passengers, fishing boats and leisure craft.

ANFAC report on Spanish maritime port logistics for cars in 2022

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) November 23, 2023 – The 2022 edition of the sector report on maritime-port logistics reports an increase in vehicle...

Port of Barcelona sees cargo continue to fall in Jan-Oct 2023

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) November 21, 2023 – In January-October 2023, the Port of Barcelona handled 52 million tons (mt) of cargo, down -10.3%...

SUARDIAZ, new Ro-Ro line linking Tanger Med & Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) November 19, 2023 – The SUARDIAZ Group has announced the launch of the new regular Ro-Ro line connecting the port of...

Stevedores at Barcelona port refuse to handle military cargo

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) November 8, 2023 – A trade union organisation in the port of Barcelona has said its stevedore members will no longer...

Italy experiences surge in cruise ship tourism

Rome, Italy (PortSEurope) November 5, 2023 – Italy is experiencing a surge in cruise ship tourism and 2024 is forecast to be a record year. Italy is...

Port of Barcelona completes development of the Nova Bocana area

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) November 3, 2023 – The Port of Barcelona has completed the development of the Nova Bocana area with the commissioning of...

Adif issues tender for Barcelona port transport improvements

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) November 2, 2023 – The Spanish state infrastructure agency Adif has issued a tender to draft construction projects for the...

One more rail connection Barcelona-Toulouse

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) October 22, 2023 – Hutchison Logistics Synergy, the Spanish logistics arm of Hutchison Ports, will connect the BEST...

Port of Barcelona sends business mission to India

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) October 17, 2023 – The Port of Barcelona has sent a business mission to India. Starting yesterday, the delegation is...

Hutchison Ports BEST terminal receives six new hybrid cranes

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) October 11, 2023 – Hutchison Ports BEST terminal has received six new hybrid cranes which will reduce CO2 emissions by...

Maersk launches new rail offering from Barcelona to Southern France

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) October 6, 2023 – Maersk launches a new rail offering from Barcelona to Southern France for shorter transit times. Maersk...

Noatum sells stake in Barcelona Container Depot Service Group

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) October 5, 2023 – Noatum has sold its 27.9% stake in Barcelona Container Depot Service Group for €11 million. Noatum is...

Port of Barcelona is present at Fruit Attraction fair

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) October 5, 2023 – The Port of Barcelona is present at Fruit Attraction, a leading fruit and vegetable fair in Madrid and...

Cepsa carries out largest biofuels supply in its history in Barcelona port

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) October 3, 2023 – Cepsa, a leading supplier of energy for maritime transport in Spain, has completed the largest supply of...

Port of Barcelona relocates cruises away from city neighbourhoods

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) October 3, 2023 – The Port of Barcelona has said goodbye to the last cruise ship to operate at the Barcelona Nord dock,...

European Mediterranean ports better connected after COVID

Copenhagen, Denmark (Ports Europe) September 25, 2023 – Several European Mediterranean ports have significantly increased their connectivity to the...

Pérez y Cía Group acquires Barcelona Container Depot Service

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) September 19, 2023 – The Pérez y Cía Group has acquired Barcelona Container Depot Service, SL ( BCDS), which...

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