Tag: Spain

Algeciras to develop a 120ha logistics zone

Algeciras logistics zone

The Port Authority of Algeciras (La Autoridad Portuaria de la Bahia de Algeciras, APBA) and the Public Agency of Andalusian Ports (La Agencia Publica de Puertos de Andalucia, APPA) has announced they will invest EUR 8 mln in building a new area for container operations in the logistics zone of ​​San Roque, near the Algeciras-Bobadilla railway […]

Kalmar to restore STS crane at Noatum Container Terminal Valencia

Noatum Valencia

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has announced that it was contracted by Noatum Ports to perform specialised repair work on a ship-to-shore crane located at its container terminal in Valencia, Spain. The work is scheduled to last 24 weeks and is to be completed in the beginning of Q3 2018. Noatum Container Terminal Valencia is part […]

TEN-T Corridors extended to include Spanish ports

TEN-T Corridors

The European Commission has accepted the proposal of the Spanish Ministry of Public Works and Transport to expand the Atlantic and Mediterranean Corridors within the Trans-European Transport Network to include the Spanish ports that were kept beyond the TEN-T so far. These ports are Gijon, La Coruna, Huelva, Las Palmas, Tenerife and Palma de Mallorca, […]

Bendezu Port Equipment delivered GOTTWALD crane to Sevilla

Bendezu port equipment

Bendezu Port Equipment GmbH, an international trading company offering second-hand port equipment, has recently sold a mobile harbour crane GOTTWALD HMK 300 EG from Belgium to be operated in the port of Sevilla, Spain. The second-hand crane with a maximum lifting capacity of 100 tons and a maximum radius of 50m, has one remote controlled […]

Algeciras adds on liner connectivity, increases box volumes

APMT Algeciras

The major Spanish transhipment hub Algeciras increased its liner connectivity by 20.5% in 4Q 2017 as compared to the previous quarter, becoming the second of all the global container ports, just after Singapore, with the highest rise in the number of direct service connections. This was revealed in the latest edition of Drewry’s quarterly Ports […]

Can a shipping line cook a paella? In Valencia easy!

International Paella Contest

Who said shipping people can only transport cargo all over the globe? They also can cook delicious paellas! To witness this – and, by all means, taste them! – you should come to Valencia in early March. Since 1990, logistics companies join here to battle at the International Paella Contest. Port.Today had a great pleasure […]

WISTA: bringing together women in shipping


On 21 February 2018 the Propeller Club of Algeciras held its regular lunch meeting (“almuerzo coloquio”), where Laura Ferrario Barber from the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) was invited as a speaker. Mrs. Ferrario, Tramp Operations Manager at Transcoma Shipping in Tarragona, used to be the President of the Spanish National WISTA Association. […]

Algeciras terminates its new container terminal tender

Algeciras new container terminal

The Port Authority of Algeciras (La Autoridad Portuaria de la Bahia de Algeciras, APBA) has decided not to prolong any more the tender to build a new container terminal in the port, after the last extended term expired on 31 January 2018 and no bids have been received again, informs the APBA press service. The […]

Barcelona records a 26% volume rise, fastest-growing port in Europe

Barcelona port

The Spanish port of Barcelona has reported its 2017 results which appear indeed amazing: +26% growth to the previous year. Due to this tremendous gain Barcelona has become the fastest-growing European port. The port’s total traffic reached 61.4 mln tonnes, thus surpassing the mark of 61 mln for the first time. Container handling, one of […]

Catalexit discussed at Propeller Club of Algeciras

Propeller Club

Last week, Port.Today was invited to give a speech on the much-debated topic of the possible exit of Catalonia at the Propeller Club of Algeciras. The International Propeller Club of the United States was formed in New York in 1927 as a group of maritime professionals who met informally over lunch to discuss issues of the […]

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