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The Port of Barcelona has a 2000-year history and a great contemporary commercial importance. It is the leading European cruiser port and a Mediterranean turnaround base, as well as Europe's ninth largest container port, with a trade volume of 2.3 million TEU's in 2006. The Port of Barcelona is


connected with more than 825 ports all over the world through established regular shipping lines, and with its hinterland through an extensive network of road and rail infrastructure. It is both a hub port and a premier transshipment centre for direct ocean lines.


L3 - Drassanes

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Cruise Ship Terminals:

All the facilities fully comply with ISPS regulations (International Ship and Port Security Code)

Terminal A – Adossat wharf

The brand-new terminal, inaugurated in 2008, is ready to serve mega cruise ships and incorporates the latest requirements concerning passengers’ comfort and security.

Turnaround: 3.000 pax

Distance to Barcelona: 2 km

Terminal B – Adossat wharf

The new turnaround cruise terminal operates since April 2005. Equipped with 2 wharf gangways and 4 luggage conveyor belts, it has a total of 6,500 sqm.

Turnaround: no limit pax

Distance to Barcelona: 2 km

Terminal C – Adossat wharf

The terminal’s 4,000 sqm facilities are used in a multipurpose way in order to provide service to both turnaround and transit operations.

Turnaround: 3.000 pax

Distance to Barcelona: 2,5 km

Terminal D – Palacruceros - Adossat wharf

The Palacruceros, a state-of-the-art facility of almost 10,000 sqm distributed between two main floors, was designed by Luigi Vicini and Andrea Piazza. This terminal serves generally the ships of Carnival Corporation group.

Turnaround: no limit pax

Distance to Barcelona: 2,5 km

Terminals North (Nord) and South (Sud) – Barcelona wharf

These two international terminals situated on the Barcelona wharf count with a total of 824 sqm of berthing line and form a part of the World Trade Center. The North Terminal can serve one medium sized vessel, while the South Terminal can receive up to two ships with a maximum length of 253 m. Both terminals are sited within a walking distance from the Plaça Colom.

Turnaround: North - 1.100 pax
  South – transit only

Distance to Barcelona: 400 m

Terminal M – Port Vell – Espanya wharf

Terminal M – Port Vell is situated in the leisure area of the Maremagnum. It is the smallest terminal, serving vessels with smaller capacity and lengths.

Turnaround: 200 pax

Distance to Barcelona: 400 m

Barcelona Ferry Terminal – Sant Bertran wharf

This terminal is generally used for ferries between Barcelona and Balearic Islands.
Turnaround: 2500 pax
Distance to Barcelona: 400 m



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