“FRUIT LOGISTICA BERLÍN 2019” RECEIVES NEW SOLUTIONS FROM THE PORT OF BARCELONA

The international fair “Fruit Logistica Berlin” has opened its doors this morning to receive, for the next three days, professionals from the fresh products and logistics sector. Among them, we find the Port of Barcelona and the shipping company Grimaldi Group that presented their logistic solutions for the transportation of those type of products.

After a 30% of increase on the traffic of fruit and vegetables, in relation to 2018, the Port of Barcelona has been placed as one of the main bases of the Mediterranean for this type of operation. As their thirteenth year of presence in the fair, The Port of Barcelona wanted to highlight the recent expansion of 152 connections for container “reefer” made by APM Terminals Barcelona (increasing by 31% the available connections) and the incorporation of a gateway that allows stack up to four “reefer” containers in height, thus facilitating management.

This ampliation is a part of the investments made in recent years in the three container terminals, which have enabled the Port of Barcelona to currently have 2.200 simultaneous connections for refrigerated containers. It should be noted that it is currently offering regular container lines with the main issuing markets for fresh products (Africa and South and Central America), being at the same time one of the pillars of the maritime export to the main markets, such as Middle and Medio y Far East.

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“FRUIT LOGISTICA BERLÍN 2019” RECEIVES NEW SOLUTIONS FROM THE PORT OF BARCELONA2022-11-24T10:44:57+01:00

GSM MANAGES THE LASHING AND SHIPPING OF LARGE DIMENSION CARGO, FROM BARCELONA TO UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, IN A 40’ FLAT-RACK CONTAINER

The last Thursday, May 5th, GSM coordinated the pick-up and shipment, in Barcelona, of three mechanical parts to the port of Jebel Ali in the United Arab Emirates. This operation was carried out on a 40’ Flat-Rack container from the port of Barcelona.

Due to the cargo characteristics, three cylinders of 3 meters of diameter and 3.15 meters high each, it was necessary to organize a special transport from the warehouse of the client to the port. It was also necessary to coordinate the lashing of goods, through a well-known specialized company of the port, to ensure the correct transportation of the goods during its international journey to the port of destination.

Thanks to the planning of the operation logistic, the container has been embarked aboard the vessel CMA CGM Callisto as planned.

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GSM MANAGES THE LASHING AND SHIPPING OF LARGE DIMENSION CARGO, FROM BARCELONA TO UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, IN A 40’ FLAT-RACK CONTAINER2022-11-24T10:45:02+01:00

OBLIGATION TO VERIFY THE WEIGHT OF CONTAINERS FOR EXPORT

From first of July  2016  will be in force the obligation to verify the weight of containers for export (verified gross weight).

Prior to July 1st, 2016, all parties involved in the transport of containers are requested to prepare for the new requirements of verification of weight , approved  last December by the IMO.

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OBLIGATION TO VERIFY THE WEIGHT OF CONTAINERS FOR EXPORT2022-11-24T10:45:03+01:00

THE RO/RO AND GENERAL CARGO TRAFFIC IN THE PORT OF PASAIA SURPASSES 3 MILLION TONS

It has recently come to light a study, referring to last October, that reveal a great increase of Pasaia’s port traffic (in Gipuzkoa), growth a 9.1% , getting annual average of 9.2% for a total of 3.1 million tons.

This situation is sustained by the increase of export mainly vehicles, showing a considerable growth of 12.5%, and being UK the main destination. Mercedes Benz moved nearly 60.000 units manufactured in Vitoria factory during first 3 quarters of 2015.

Forecasts of port authority trust in a large expansion of their units until end of year which will probably continue in early stage of 2016.

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THE RO/RO AND GENERAL CARGO TRAFFIC IN THE PORT OF PASAIA SURPASSES 3 MILLION TONS2022-11-24T10:45:04+01:00

APM TERMINALS, DEL GRUPO MAERSK, ADQUIERE LA PARTICIPACIÓN MAYORITARIA DE GRUP MARÍTIM TCB

El pasado mes de septiembre el operador portuario APM Terminals, una división de la empresa danesa de mercancías y petróleo A.P. Moller-Maersk, alcanzó un acuerdo con la empresa Pérez y Cía. para adquirir su participación mayoritaria del Grup Marítimo TCB, con sede en Barcelona, y sus once terminales de carga marítima en Valencia, Barcelona y Castellón junto con las concesiones en Gijón, en el Golfo de Vizcaya y en las Islas Canarias.

Fuera de España tiene terminales de contenedores en Esmirna, Turquía, Yucatán, México, Guatemala, Colombia y Brasil, entre otros. El cierre de la transacción está previsto a finales de año, pero los términos y el importe de la operación no han sido publicados.

PORT OF BARCELONA
APM TERMINALS, DEL GRUPO MAERSK, ADQUIERE LA PARTICIPACIÓN MAYORITARIA DE GRUP MARÍTIM TCB2022-11-24T10:45:04+01:00
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