The Port of Barcelona authorizes the transfer of Terminal Ferry Barcelona to Grimaldi Terminal Barcelona

During a meeting held on 29 November, the Board of Directors of the Port of Barcelona authorized Terminal Ferry Barcelona S.L, a company of the Armas Trasmediterránea Group, to sell its concession in the Spanish port to Grimaldi Terminal Barcelona, ​​S.L. Following this transfer, the two ferry terminals will be unified under a single concession held by Grimaldi Terminal Barcelona, ​​S.L.

Terminal Ferry Barcelona occupies an area of ​​100,000 m2 on the Sant Bertran and Ponent piers, on which the Grimaldi Group has already been operating regularly with the ships of its subsidiary Trasmed GLE, providing maritime connections to and from the Balearic Islands.

Operational since 2013, Grimaldi Terminal Barcelona currently covers an area of ​​87,000 m2 on the Ponent, Costa and Contradic piers.

The sale was authorized by the Spanish National Market and Competition Commission, on condition that Grimaldi Terminal Barcelona would return to the Port of Barcelona an area of ​​44,000 m2 as well as 650 meters of preferential berthing located between the Costa and Contradic piers.

The unification of the concessions will bring improvements in the services that the terminal offers for passengers, vehicles, ro-ro cargo as well as ships, allowing the joint management of docking, loading and unloading operations, vehicles and port access.