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  • 5 February 2019

    Port of Barcelona closed 2018 with a 15% increase in container traffic and record results.

  • 26 April 2012

    The Port of Barcelona closed the financial year with operating profits of 60 million euros and investments of 105.4 million euros, mainly in new infrastructure such as the construction of the Prat Wharf, the enlargement of the South Quay, the new building at the Border Inspection Post (BIP) and repairing and improving breakwaters and quays. […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Catalan President Artur Mas has met today with Giora Israel (Senior Vice President) and Michel Nestour (Vice President)  from Carnival Corporation & plc and four senior executives from some of Carnival Corporation & plc brands at the Palau de la  Generalitat, the seat of Catalonia’s regional government, with Barcelona’s Mayor Xavier Trias and the […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Spanish LNG terminal operator, Enagás and the Port of Barcelona signed a deal to set up new logistics services for LNG at the Barcelona regasification plant. The deal involves initiatives to be developed jointly to convert the Port of Barcelona into an LNG distribution hub in the Mediterranean, according to a statement issued on Wednesday […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Barcelona has invested EUR 47 million (USD 53 million) in the Spanish Port of Barcelona over recent months.

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Spanish Port of Barcelona closed the financial year 2016 with record figures the volume of containerised foreign trade cargo, total vehicles and passenger movements. During 2016, foreign trade containers continued to increase ending the year at a total of 1.2 million TEUs. Export container numbers grew by 3.8% while import containers advanced at a rate of […]

  • 27 September 2013

    The Catalan President Artur Mas has met today with Giora Israel (Senior Vice President) and Michel Nestour (Vice President) from Carnival Corporation & plc and four senior executives from some of Carnival Corporation & plc brands at the Palau de la Generalitat, the seat of Catalonia’s regional government, with Barcelona’s Mayor Xavier Trias and the President of the Port […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Spain’s Port of Barcelona plans to start promoting the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to tackle growing air pollution in this Mediterranean shipping hub and a major cruise destination, Jordi Vila, the port’s head of the environmental department told Europa Press. The Port of Barcelona is currently working on a Plan to Improve Air Quality […]

  • 31 October 2018

    A fire erupted in the Port of Barcelona after a ferry collided with a loading crane.

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Barcelona sees 26% rise in total traffic in 2017, marking its best results yet.

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Barcelona approves an agreement between stevedore unions and their employers.

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Spain’s Port of Barcelona plans to start promoting the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to tackle growing air pollution in this Mediterranean shipping hub and a major cruise destination, Jordi Vila, the port’s head of the environmental department told Europa Press. The Port of Barcelona is currently working on a Plan to Improve Air Quality […]

  • 8 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Terminal Catalunya (TERCAT), a member of the Hutchison Port Holdings Group,  took delivery of four Super-Post-Panamax quay cranes at its Muelle Prat terminal in the Port of Barcelona. This is the first batch of a total of eight cranes with the remaining four scheduled for delivery on 18 March 2012. A ceremony was held at […]

  • 11 May 2018

    Carnival Corporation inaugurated its Helix cruise center at the Port of Barcelona that will accommodate the company’s cruise ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG).

  • 8 March 2012

    Terminal Catalunya (TERCAT), a member of the Hutchison Port Holdings Group,  took delivery of four Super-Post-Panamax quay cranes at its Muelle Prat terminal in the Port of Barcelona. This is the first batch of a total of eight cranes with the remaining four scheduled for delivery on 18 March 2012. A ceremony was held at […]

  • 8 October 2012

    Terminal Catalunya, a subsidiary of Hutchison Port Holdings, celebrated the grand opening of its new semi-automated deep-water container terminal – Barcelona Europe South Terminal. The opening was presided over by His Majesty the King of Spain Juan Carlos I. BEST, located in the Port of Barcelona, is the first semi-automated terminal in HPH network of […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Barcelona’s Management Board approved the awarding of the tender to build and operate a pleasure boat marina at the North Entrance Mouth to the company Formentera Mar. Formentera Mar plans to invest over EUR 30 million to develop the infrastructure and the works are expected to last 24 months. The marina will […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Development, Ana Pastor and the president of the Barcelona Port Authority, Sixte Cambra, among other authorities, participated with the Grimaldi Group’s Managing Director Emanuele Grimaldi, to the opening ceremony of the new ferry terminal in the port of the Catalan capital. Thanks to this huge investment, the Grimaldi Group consolidates its commitment […]

  • 30 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Barcelona will host the next Sino European Freight Forwarders Conference, from 18 to 21 June 2013, which will bring together executives and senior managers of logistics and transport companies, mainly from China and Europe, but also from the rest of the world. Barcelona, which will be hosting this event for the second […]

  • 16 February 2017

    The Port of Barcelona has expressed concerns over the ongoing situation related to the recently announced plan by the Spanish government to reform the port system.  Earlier, Inigo de la Serna, the Spanish Minister of Public Works, said he will launch a decree issued by the European Union Court of Justice according to which at least […]

  • 10 December 2009

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a Euros 150 million loan for the expansion of the Port of Barcelona in Spain. EIB Vice-President Carlos da Silva Costa and the Chairman of the Barcelona Port Authority, Jordi Valls, signed the finance contract in Catalonia’s capital earlier this week.

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’ (NCLH) brand Oceania Cruises added yesterday to its fleet the newest cruise ship Sirena, holding a christening ceremony at the Port of Barcelona. The company purchased the ship formerly-named Ocean Princess from Princess Cruises in 2014. Upon its delivery in March 2016, the ship underwent a 35-day, USD 40 million refurbishment in […]