Grandi Navi Veloci’ ferry Excellent collides with crane in Barcelona Port causing fire (Video)

Grandi Navi Veloci’ ferry Excellent collides with crane in Barcelona Port causing fire (Video)

A passenger ferry Excellent (see also CruiseMapper) collided with a loading crane in bad weather in Barcelona's port on Wednesday morning causing a fire. The port authorities said that there were no injuries …
Oct 31, 2018 /  Accidents
Fincantieri to renew two Grimaldi cruise ferries - Cruise Roma and Cruise Barcelona

Fincantieri to renew two Grimaldi cruise ferries - Cruise Roma and Cruise Barcelona

Fincantieri and the Grimaldi Group signed a letter of intent for the lengthening and refurbishment program for the cruise ferries “Cruise Roma” and “Cruise Barcelona”. The construction of the two …
Mar 6, 2018 /  Vessels
Euro Marine Logistics (EML) appoints Transcoma as new agent in Barcelona

Euro Marine Logistics (EML) appoints Transcoma as new agent in Barcelona

On 1 January, Transcoma - Transportes y Consginaciones Marítimas S.A., was appointed general agent of the shipping company specialized in ship Car-Carrier, Euro Marine Logistics (EML) in Barcelona. Established in …
Feb 6, 2018 /  Curious
Four newbuild tankers for AET as fleet rejuvenation continues

Four newbuild tankers for AET as fleet rejuvenation continues

In two separate ceremonies at South Korean shipyards this week, leading tanker owner – AET – has named and welcomed four newbuild tankers into its fleet. At Samsung Heavy Industries, Geoje, South Korea on …
Jan 26, 2018 /  Vessels
Hyundai Merchant Marine launches ‘-60ºC Ultra-Freezer’ Service

Hyundai Merchant Marine launches ‘-60ºC Ultra-Freezer’ Service

HMM proves its technical superiority through the ultra-freezer service HMM expects to improve profitability with 4~8 times higher freight rates of the high-value business. Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) announced …
Jan 25, 2018 /  Curious
Hutchison Ports BEST terminal in Barcelona increases capacity

Hutchison Ports BEST terminal in Barcelona increases capacity

Hutchison Ports BEST terminal in Barcelona has increased its ability to handle the world’s largest container ships by increasing the height of three ship-to-shore gantry cranes at the semi-automated terminal. The …
Jan 24, 2018 /  Curious
Cepsa becomes first supplier of RMK500 marine fuel in the Port of Barcelona

Cepsa becomes first supplier of RMK500 marine fuel in the Port of Barcelona

The Company strengthens its fuel supply operations for ships in the Mediterranean Cepsa is the only supplier in Barcelona of this type of fuel for large tonnage vessels Cepsa has started marketing RMK500 fuel in …
Aug 24, 2017 /  Curious
Spain’s first LNG engine for passenger ships launched

Spain’s first LNG engine for passenger ships launched

Gas Natural Fenosa and Baleària officially launch Spain’s first natural-gas engine for passenger boats, in the Port of Barcelona The first of its kind in Spain, the goal behind the project …
Mar 6, 2017 /  Curious
Shipping of a yacht from Spain to New Zealand aboard Höegh Autoliners’ vehicles carrier Höegh Trapper (Video)

Shipping of a yacht from Spain to New Zealand aboard Höegh Autoliners’ vehicles carrier Höegh Trapper (Video)

When Complete Marine Freight, a specialist in yacht transportation services, was asked to transport a yacht from Barcelona to Auckland they turned to Höegh Autoliners to provide the ocean …
Jan 18, 2017 /  Vessels
Samskip enhances services on Spain

Samskip enhances services on Spain

With effect from 10th October, 2016 Samskip has increased the number of sailings between Rotterdam and Bilbao and has enhanced the rail set-up into Barcelona. Shortsea service Rotterdam - …
Oct 12, 2016 /  Curious