Close
July 24, 2019
Port de Barcelona will have a rolling highway terminal
Last week, the Catalan Ministry of Territory and Sustainability, via the public company CIMALSA, signed an agreement with VIIA (SNCF Mobilités French group) to carry out the project for the construction and the operation of the Port de Barcelona rolling highway terminal. That terminal will provide 8 daily connections and will be open to any operator.

With this promising alternative to road to connect Port de Barcelona to Europe, the new infrastructure will strengthen Port’s capacities and will offer companies settled in Barcelona an additional differential element of competitiveness.

Today, Port de Barcelona is the top Spanish port in terms of passengers (more than 3 million in 2018), ahead of Balearic Islands, Las Palmas and Santa Cruz de Tenerife ports. Regarding goods transport, the Catalan capital’s port ranks 3rd after Algeciras and Valencia with 67.8 million tons transported in 2018, 10.6% more than in 2017.

The accompanying image shows how Port de Barcelona was just one year after the creation of the entity in 1869: from 70 hectares at that time to the 1,300 hectares currently used, the evolution is significant and Port de Barcelona deserves to celebrate its 150 anniversary!

Congratulations!
 

More news

01-11-2019 Graphene-based implant developed by IMB and ICN2 on UAB campus records brain activity 01-03-2019 CREAF: 30 years in environmental sciences 12-14-2018 The Open Innovation Forum matches business challenges to academic solutions 12-07-2018 2017 BioCat report: The best of the Bioregion of Catalonia 11-30-2018 Barcelona Synchrotron Park’s Commitment to Sustainable Growth 11-23-2018 Astronomers led by IEEC reveal a cold super-Earth around Barnard’s star
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9