The expansion of the Zaragoza Maritime Terminal (TMZ) in northeastern Spain has officially started. The project aims at doubling the number of trains handled in the Spanish terminal every year, from 3,500 to 7,000. Read more
The Spanish infrastructure manager Adif has put out a tender to construct the southern railway access to the port of Castellon. The line’s construction will link the port to the Mediterranean TEN-T corridor and facilitate...Read more
The Spanish infrastructure manager Adif and the Barcelona port authority will establish the shared company Train Port Barcelona to manage the port’s rail infrastructure and future investments. The establishers will own 50 per cent of...Read more
The training centre of the port of Baku has signed a memorandum of understanding withEscola Europea – Intermodal Transport, a Spanish training centre. The Azerbaijani port on the Caspian Sea wants to build on the...Read more
Ikea Supply Chain Operations chooses the train to transport products between the port of Barcelona and the Tarragona terminal in Spain. In collaboration with Maersk, the home furnishing products powerhouse decided to switch from road...Read more
A new intermodal service is being tested to transport agricultural products between Almeria in Spanish Andalusia and Antwerp in Belgium. The service is initiated by Swiss operator Hupac, Spanish railway company Renfe and Spanish consortium...Read more
A tip of balance from northern to southern European ports in terms of intermodal traffic is not among the concerns of the port of Hamburg. The hinterland connections from the northern ports still prevail. This...Read more
Rail freight volumes handled by the Port of Barcelona amounted to 243,800 TEUs in 2017, indicating an increase of eight per cent compared to the previous year. Its container traffic totalled 2.98 million TEUs, 32...Read more
A record amount of rail traffic helped the Port of Barcelona deliver its best-ever freight results in 2017, and confirmed its status as one of Europe’s fastest-growing ports.
Official figures from the port authority management show...Read more
Longer freight trains and better rail links within Spain’s Catalan region are key to improving the area’s rail freight infrastructure, under a new ‘manifesto’ drawn up by commerce group the Barcelona-Catalonia Logistics Centre (BCL).
A six-point...Read more
An investment programme of around 850 million Euros has been pledged for freight rail services and lines supporting Spanish ports, the Government has announced. A series of projects aimed at improving the country’s land-to-sea multimodal...Read more