The Catalan port marked its best ever half year freight turnover result.
The port took care of more than 1.6m TEU in the reported period, an increase by 18% year-on-year. Out of this figure, some 125k TEU arrived/left the port aboard a train, more by 10% yoy.
Barcelona's H1 2018 ro-ro traffic totalled 211k cargo units (+5.6% yoy). The port's finished vehicle logistics amounted to 458k new cars (+5% yoy), of which 143k were transported by rail (+10.6% yoy).
Barcelona also traded 7.8mt in liquid bulk (+17.3% yoy).
A total of 1.78m ferry and cruise passengers went through the port's quays (+13% yoy).