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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.

Spanish Public Works Ministry, trade unions to discuss port reform on Feb 14

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) February 13, 2017 – Spanish Ministry of Public Works will meet with trade unions again on February 14 to try to approach...

Valencia port unions, employers have 72 hours to discuss reform proposals

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) February 13, 2017 – Normality returned on February 12 to Valencia port after the agreement reached by port companies and...

Spanish Minister rejects trade union proposals for stowage sector reform

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) February 13, 2017 – In the midst of a trade union mobilisation against the Spanish government’s proposal for the...

Spanish ports may face complete blockade in February

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) February 9, 2017 – Spanish trade union CCOO has issued an ultimatum to the central government not to adopt the reforms in...

Noatum board approves corporate restructuring

Santander, Spain (PortSEurope) February 2, 2017 – The board of directors of Spanish shipping group Noatum approved a new corporate structure that...

Barcelona port president denies corruption accusations

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) February 3, 2017 – The president of Barcelona port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Barcelona), Sixte Cambra, has denied...

Spanish police arrest Barcelona port president

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) February 2, 2017 – Barcelona port president Sixte Cambra was arrested by the Spanish Civil Guard as part of the Pika...

Spanish railway operator to tender access to Barcelona port in May

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) January 31, 2017 – Barcelona port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Barcelona) president, Sixte Cambra, said that Spanish...

Barcelona port profit declines in 2016

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) January 31, 2017 – Barcelona port booked a profit of €33.2 million ($35.8 million) in 2016, down 16% on the year. The...

Companies complete first LNG bunkering operation of Abel Matutes ship at Barcelona port

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) January 30, 2017 – Spanish companies Gas Natural Fenosa and Balearia have successfully concluded the first bunkering of...

Barcelona port operates first call of HDASCO ship as part of Mediterranean service

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) January 27, 2017 – Iranian shipping company Hafez Darya Arya (HDAS Co), belonging to the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping...

Barcelona port awards €23.8 million contract to ACS

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) January 26, 2017 – Barcelona port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Barcelona) has awarded a €23.8 million ($25.5...

Barcelona port representative visit Tehran to find business opportunities

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) January 25, 2017 – Barcelona port participates in the 14th edition of the Trans Middle East fair, which takes place in...

Event – European Maritime Day – Poole, UK, May 18-19, 2017

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) January 25, 2017 -The European Maritime Day (EMD) is the annual meeting point for Europe’s community of maritime...

Barcelona port awards contract for promotion of services in southern France

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) January 24, 2017 – Barcelona port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Barcelona) has awarded a contract for the promotion of...

Huelva port hosts conference on GIS usage

Huelva, Spain (PortSEurope) January 19, 2017 – Huelva port is hosting a conference on the use of geographical information systems (GIS) in public domain...

Depot Zona Franca acquires reachstacker

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) January 18, 2017 – Depot Zona Franca, the logistics operator of Barcelona port’s free trade zone, has invested about...

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