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.

Ministry of Public Works, Generalitat, ADIF, State Ports, FGC and Port of Barcelona move to build new road and rail accesses to the port

With the Protocol now signed, work will commence in the coming months on the prior studies and basic project required for signing the appropriate legal instruments or agreements to begin construction. Preliminary studies of the new road and rail accesses to the Port of Barcelona will make it possible to delimit the contents of the basic project.

The world's second largest container ship begins operating in the Port of Barcelona

The Port of Barcelona received the first port call of the MSC Sixin, the second largest container ship in the world, at the Hutchison Ports BEST terminal. The MSC Sixin, owned by Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), is part of the class known as "MSC Gülsün" - named after the first ship of this type - and its 23,756 TEU capacity, 400-metre length and 61-metre width.