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The Port of Barcelona and its terminals are working together to pave the way to the energy transition

The Port of Barcelona and the terminals operating in its facilities have already begun to take decisive steps towards the energy transition, a strategy in which the Port and the Port Community work together hand in hand. During 2020, the 14 terminals of the Port of Barcelona that are eligible for environmental discounts invested upwards of €1.7 million in projects aimed at decarbonising port operations, reducing emissions, generating renewable energy and starting energy transformation.

The goals of the Port of Barcelona's Fourth Strategic Plan are to increase the value of goods, reduce emissions and increase the number of workers

The Port of Barcelona places society and people at the very heart of its Fourth Strategic Plan for 2021-2025, aiming as its first mission to generate well-being and prosperity for citizens, reaffirming its social and sustainable commitment. Topping €70 billion in foreign trade value; electrifying 50% of container and ro-ro wharves; and reaching a total of 40,000 workers are just some of the milestones set out in the Plan.

The second edition of 'Smart Ports: Piers of the Future' reinvents itself and exceeds all expectations via the Smart Ports TV platform

‘Smart Ports: Piers of the Future' brought together seven of the world's most innovative ports to share initiatives in innovation, digitalisation and sustainability. On the 17th and 18th of November 12 projects were presented and 7 sessions were held to discuss the importance of port-city relations, digital transformation and the use of new technologies to discern the future horizon of the port and maritime sector.