Cruise activity in Barcelona generates total turnover of € 796 million and contributes € 413.2 million a year to Catalonia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
Container traffic at the port of Barcelona increased by 3% during the first ten months of the year, reaching 1.6 million TEUs, according to the latest data released by the Port Authority of Barcelona.
The trade mission of the Port of Barcelona in Chile, which began its institutional agenda last Saturday, will be attended by the directors of Business and Territory of the Generalitat de Catalunya, Felip Puig and Santi Vila, who will accompany 56 Catalan companies.
The Port Authority of Barcelona recorded, through September 2015, an increase of 9% in the traffic of containers full of imports and exports.
Cruise ship activity in the port of Barcelona generates a total turnover of 796 million euros and contributes to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Catalonia with 413.2 million euros a year.
The port facility moved 16.29 million tonnes from January to June and recorded the best two quarters in recent years in movement of petroleum products. The movement of grain and flour as well as vehicles also stand out.
US cruise giant Carnival Corporation has received approval to build and operate a second terminal at the Port of Barcelona.
The planned investment of 7.5 million euros will enable Vopak Terquimsa to expand its storage capacity.
The Port of Barcelona will host the Annual Conference of the European Shortsea Network (ESN) next year, for the first time in Spain.
The Port of Barcelona receives the quality certification OHSAS in occupational health and safety management
Quality and comprehensive safety are primary objectives of the Port of Barcelona in all their aspects, both in people and in the environment, goods and facilities.