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Tarragona

Tarragona is a port in Catalonia, Northeast Spain, on the Mediterranean Sea. The port consists of a commercial and industrial port, several marinas, Tarragona Cruise Port and a fishing port. It is managed by Autoridad Portuaria de Tarragona (APT – Port Authority of Tarragona). State ports are managed by Puertos del Estado which executes port policy of the government; made up of 28 port authorities that manage the 46 ports.

Ports de la Generalitat – a new body to support Catalan ports

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) April 19, 2024 – A new organisation, Ports de la Generalitat, has been established to develop cooperation between the...

Spain: Total TEU traffic by port – February 2024

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) March 26, 2024 – Puertos del Estado has published container numbers for Spanish ports in January-February 2024. In the first...

Spain: Total cargo traffic by port – February 2024

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) March 26, 2024 – Ports of general interest moved 88.70 million tons of cargo in the first two months of the year, +2.4% more...

Port of Tarragona handled 33.03 mt of cargo in 2023, up +9.9%

Tarragona, Spain (Ports Europe) March 7, 2024 – The Port of Tarragona handled 33.03 million tonnes (mt) in cargo in 2023, up +9.9% on 2022 (30.05 mt)....

Spain: Total cargo traffic by port – January 2024

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) February 26, 2024 – Spanish ports of general interest handed 45.6 million tons of cargo in January, up +3.4% more than in...

Spain: Total TEU traffic by port – January 2024

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) February 26, 2024 – With containers (TEUs), 2024 began with an increase of +5.8% reaching 1.34 million tons, almost...

Port of Tarragona issues tender for dock electrification

Tarragona, Spain (Ports Europe) February 5, 2024 – The Port of Tarragona has issued a tender to start the process of electrification of its docks. The...

Adif to tender railway between Tarragona and Zaragoza

Tarragona, Spain (Ports Europe) December 1, 2023 – Adif plans to put out to tender at the beginning of next year a railway between Tarragona and...

Lhyfe to set up first green hydrogen project in Tarragona, Spain

Tarragona, Spain (Ports Europe) November 26, 2023 – Lhyfe, a global operator in the production of renewable green hydrogen for transportation and...

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...

Bergé begins logistics operations for Celsa in Port of Tarragona

Tarragona, Spain (Ports Europe) September 8, 2023 – Bergé has started providing logistics services to Celsa Group in the Port of Tarragona. The first...

Vopak to expand terminal in Port of Tarragona

Tarragona, Spain (PortSEurope) June 30, 2023 – The Board of Directors of Vopak Terquimsa has approved the start of work on the fourth phase of...

Spain: Total TEU handled by port – Jan-May 2023

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) June 27, 2023 – In January-May 2023, Spanish state ports handled 6.69 million containers (TEU), down -8.3% on the same period...

Spain: Total cargo handled by port – Jan-May 2023

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) June 27, 2023 – In January-May 2023, Spanish state ports handled 228.3 million tons of cargo, a decrease of -3.6% compared to...

Electrification of mobile cranes in Tarragona port

Tarragona, Spain (PortSEurope) June 27, 2023 – The Port of Tarragona is now planning for mobile harbour cranes on the southern side of its Castilla Quay...

Global Ports Holding starts work on the Tarragona Cruise Port

Tarragona, Spain (PortSEurope) June 14, 2023 – Global Ports Holding (GPH) has started construction of the Tarragona Cruise Port. The facility will cover...

Spain: Ranking – ports by total cargo, March & Q1 2023

Madrid, Spain (Ports Europe) April 26, 2023 – In March 2023, Spain’s state ports handled 47.61 million tons of cargo, up +3.6% on the same month of...

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