Economic development

Taking increased competitiveness as a reference, the objective is to increase the value of foreign trade and cabotage transported through the Port of Barcelona to 70 billion euros in 2025.


Port business diversification

The Port of Barcelona seeks opportunities to diversify the port business. These are its operational objectives:

  • Development of advanced logistics in port territory.
  • Electrification and generation of renewable energy in the port.
  • Promotion of new activities in the automotive sector.
  • Development of the port as a European and peninsular maritime rail hub.
  • New knowledge, innovation and leisure services in Port Vell.
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Differentiation of the service offer

The Port is committed to constant innovation in all areas of its activity with the following goals:

  • Automation of processes and intensive use of AI
  • Increase in the transparency of processes, data and information towards clients and society.
  • Implementation of wireless communication on roads and the water surface
  • Arrangement of accesses and mobility.
  • APB telecommunications plan
  • Development of the management and operation of railway activity.
  • Creation of a public-private entity to promote intermodal solutions.
  • Promotion of autonomous freight transport and improvement of the competitiveness of port / technical-nautical services.
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Attraction of logistics activity

The Port has launched differentiating value proposals by market segments and according to the main production areas to attract logistics activity and consolidate itself as a distribution platform. The operational objectives to achieve this are:

  • Definition of competitive and differentiated logistics offers.
  • Promotion of Barcelona internationally as a multi-country platform for emerging sectors.
  • Activation of logistics land.
  • Guide logistics land bordering the port towards maritime traffic.
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Infrastructure development

The development of infrastructures is essential to be able to operate and guarantee the best conditions of safety, efficiency and sustainability. These are the marked actions:

  • New Morrot – City port.
  • Expansion and modernisation of the Adossat wharf and improvement of accesses.
  • Remodelling of the Energia quay.
  • Extension of the Prat Nord quay.
  • Project for the El Prat wharf – dock 38 and automation of container operations.
  • Modernisation of the Contradique dock facilities.
  • Dredging of the waters of the new port infrastructures.
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Strategic and operational objectives

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