Wärtsilä strengthens its position as a global operator in the underwater services market by acquiring Spanish Burriel Navarro

Wärtsilä strengthens its position as a global operator in the underwater services market by acquiring Spanish Burriel Navarro

The technology group Wärtsilä has acquired Burriel Navarro, S.L, a company operating in underwater services in the main ports of Spain. The acquisition supports the growth of Wärtsilä’s …
Nov 1, 2018 /  Vessels
Fred. Olsen Express and Baleària join forces to link the Spanish mainland and Canaries by the end of the year

Fred. Olsen Express and Baleària join forces to link the Spanish mainland and Canaries by the end of the year

The Managing Director of Fred. Olsen Express, Andrés Marín, and the President of Baleària, Adolfo Utor, signed an agreement to begin jointly operating routes between the Spanish mainland and the …
Sep 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Almeria Port reports 34.4% increase in solid bulk exports in H1 2018

Almeria Port reports 34.4% increase in solid bulk exports in H1 2018

Almería port exported 1,352,804 million tonnes of cargo in the form of solid bulks in the first half of 2018, up 34.4% on the year. The president of Autoridad Portuaria de Almería (APA – Port …
Aug 15, 2018 /  Curious
MSC makes first melon shipments from Spain to Asia using controlled atmosphere technology

MSC makes first melon shipments from Spain to Asia using controlled atmosphere technology

Building on the success of the recent Technical Reefer Workshop held at its Valencia premises, MSC has just carried out the first ever melon shipments all the way from Spain to Asia. Thanks to Controlled Atmosphere …
Jun 28, 2018 /  Curious
Boluda Lines recovers port stop in Santa Cruz de La Palma on North Line to transport plantain from Canary Islands to Galicia, Basque Country and Portugal

Boluda Lines recovers port stop in Santa Cruz de La Palma on North Line to transport plantain from Canary Islands to Galicia, Basque Country and Portugal

The route, which will increase freight transport on the trade route to northern Spain, departs on Sundays, transporting plantain from Canarias from the port of Santa Cruz de La Palma to Vilagarcía, Bilbao and …
Mar 8, 2018 /  Curious
WWL introducing RoRo service from Vigo

WWL introducing RoRo service from Vigo

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics’ Atlantic Ocean service is featuring a new port of call in Vigo, Spain. The monthly visit to Vigo extends WWL’s coverage in Spain as the Port of Santander is already on the …
Jan 5, 2018 /  Vessels
Kalmar receives RMG order for intermodal operation from Noatum Container Terminal Bilbao in Spain

Kalmar receives RMG order for intermodal operation from Noatum Container Terminal Bilbao in Spain

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed an agreement with Noatum Container Terminal Bilbao for delivering two rail-mounted gantry cranes (RMGs) for intermodal operation. This is Kalmar's first RMG delivery since the new …
Nov 24, 2017 /  Curious
Konecranes delivers portal harbor crane to Spain

Konecranes delivers portal harbor crane to Spain

On October 16, 2017, the largest Spanish bulk terminal operator European Bulk Handling Installation (EBHI) in the port of Gijón put a Konecranes Gottwald Model 8 Portal Harbor Crane into service. The crane, …
Nov 7, 2017 /  Curious
Sojitz Announces Equity Participation in Spanish LNG Terminal

Sojitz Announces Equity Participation in Spanish LNG Terminal

Sojitz Corporation (Sojitz) has acquired full ownership of First State Regasificadora S.L.U. (FSR), subsequently changing the company’s name to Sojitz Regasificadora S.L.U. (SR).  SR owns a 15% stake in …
Nov 1, 2017 /  Curious
Spain’s Boluda Lines to launch regular line linking Cape Verde to Spain in October

Spain’s Boluda Lines to launch regular line linking Cape Verde to Spain in October

Spanish company Boluda Lines, the international freight transport subsidiary of Boluda Corporación Marítima, plans to launch in October a regular line connecting Spain to Cape Verde, focusing on perishable …
Sep 19, 2017 /  Vessels