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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.

Event – Intermodal South America – April 4-6, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo, Brazil (Ports Europe) April 5, 2017 – Intermodal South America is considered by executives of the industry as a strategic platform to do...

Spain: Barcelona – Information technology services – Contract notice – utilities

Spain-Barcelona: Information technology services 2017/S 067-127000 Contract notice – utilities Services Directive 2014/25/EU Section I: Contracting entity...

Spain’s Puertos del Estado to book 20% decline in 2017 profit

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) April 4, 2017 – State-owned Spanish port agency Puertos del Estado expects its profit for 2017 to stand at €184.4 million...

Spain’s Anesco accepts mediator’s proposal in stowage reform dispute

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) April 4, 2017 – Spanish stevedoring companies association Anesco has accepted the proposal of agreement on the reform of the...

Spanish stevedores’ trade unions reject mediation in labour dispute

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) April 4, 2017 – Spanish stevedores’ trade unions have indicated that no mediation is necessary to resolve conflict in...

Barcelona port works on creation of centre for analyses of import, export firms

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) April 3, 2017 – Barcelona port is working on the creation of an institution to analyse import and export companies in order...

Puertos del Estado – January 2017 cargo traffic by port authority

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) March 29, 2017 – Puertos del Estado, the state-run ports system, reports January 2017 cargo traffic (tonnes) statistics by...

Barcelona port to increase number of companies participating in Sustainability Plan

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) March 28, 2017 – Barcelona port aims to increase the number of companies participating in its Sustainability Plan, which...

India’s SCI to restart import, export service to Spain

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 27, 2017 – Indian state shipping company Shipping Corporation of India (SCI), plans to restart its import and export...

Launch of Canal Frío rail service between Barcelona and Zaragoza

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) March 26, 2017 – The launch of Canal Frío (Cold Channel) opens up new opportunities for the internationalisation of...

Spanish cruise ports aim to hit 9.5 million passenger mark by 2020

Malaga, Spain (Ports Europe) March 25, 2017 – Spain’s cruise ports welcomed a record 8.7 million passengers in 2016, a 0.6% rise from 2015. Ports in...

Barcelona port participates in meeting with Moroccan entrepreneurs

Tangier, Morocco (Ports Europe) March 24, 2017 – Barcelona port has participated this week in the VI Hispano-Moroccan Business Meeting of the Maritime,...

Dockworkers, employers’ association fail to strike deal on stowage agreement

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) March 22, 2017 – The meeting between the stevedoring unions and the employers’ association ANESCO on the collective...

MTL Feeder to launch regular sea service connecting Castellon, Barcelona to Alexandria

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) March 23, 2017 – Container feeder operator MTL Feeder (Maritime Tunisian Line) plans to launch a new regular sea service,...

Spanish dockworkers ask government to adopt retirement plan

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) March 22, 2017 – Representatives of Spanish dockworkers have asked the government to adopt a preliminary retirement plan...

Boluda incorporates vessel into tugboat fleet

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) March 22, 2017 – Boluda Towage and Salvage, a division of Spanish group Boluda Corporacion Maritima, has added a new...

Barcelona port promotes services at SITL fair

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) March 21, 2017 – France is one of the most significant markets for Barcelona port, while much of the country is part of its...

IDC calls off strike on March 23

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) March 21, 2017 – The International Dockworkers Council (IDC) announced the cancellation of the strikes planned for March 23...

Israel’s Zim to introduce new network of transatlantic services in April

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 21, 2017 – Israeli company Zim Integrated Shipping Services plans to introduce its new network of transatlantic...

BEST terminal operator starts Barcelona-Miranda del Ebro regular freight railway line

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) March 20, 2017 – Barcelona Europe South Terminal (BEST), a subsidiary of Hutchison Ports, has started operating a regular...

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