The Barcelona Port Authority [Spanish] manages the Port of Barcelona. Port authority goals include taking the lead in developing the Port of Barcelona, creating and managing port infrastructure, providing reliable services for Port of Barcelona customers, and creating values for the regional economy and society in general.
Through Barcelona's Department of Planning and Operations, the Barcelona Port Authority has proposed a long-term plan for the commercial Port of Barcelona. The plan also addresses the activities of city departments responsible for urban public spaces surrounding the Port of Barcelona.
In 2011, the Port of Barcelona handled total throughput of 43 million tons carried by more than eight thousand vessels. This included over two million TEUs of containerized cargo, 630.1 thousand automobiles, and more than 3.8 million passengers.
A total of 8,007 vessels called at the Port of Barcelona in 2011. The majority of these vessels were train ferries (1,589) carrying more than 36.6 million tons of cargo. Two hundred twenty-nine container vessels carried over two million TEUs of containerized of cargo. One hundred fifty-five car carriers carried almost 2.7 million tons. Vessels moving through the Port of Barcelona in 2011 also included 131 oil tankers, 13 lift-on/lift-off cargo vessels, 12 passenger vessels, and five bulk carriers.
The Port of Barcelona handled over 36.3 million tons of foreign cargo and almost 6.7 million tons of domestic cargo. Containerized foreign cargo in 2011 totaled 18.7 million tons in 1.8 million TEUs. Domestic containerized cargo moving through the Port of Barcelona in 2011 totaled more than 1.1 million tons in 197.3 thousand TEUs.
Beyond containers, foreign cargoes handled in the Port of Barcelona were dominated by over 7.6 million tons of hydrocarbons. Other foreign liquid bulk cargoes totaled almost 1.6 million tons, and dry bulk cargoes totaled over 3.4 million tons. Domestic non-container cargoes in the Port of Barcelona in 2011 included more than 1.3 million tons of hydrocarbons, over 245.7 thousand tons of other liquid bulk, and 93.3 thousand tons of dry bulk.
The Port of Barcelona handled a total of almost 10.8 million tons of liquid bulk cargoes in 2011, including almost 9.0 million tons of hydrocarbons. Within the hydrocarbons category, the Port of Barcelona handled 4.1 million tons of natural gas, almost 2.4 million tons of diesel oils, over 1.5 million tons of gasoline, nearly 865.6 thousand tons of fuel oil, and almost 36 thousand tons of other liquid bulk cargo. Other liquid bulk cargoes moving through the Port of Barcelona include in 2011 included almost 1.2 million tons of chemical products and nearly 473 thousand tons of oils and fats.
Of the total 3.5 million tons of dry bulk cargoes moving through the Port of Barcelona in 2011, the largest single cargo was soya beans (over 1.5 million tons). Other dry bulk cargoes included potash (561 thousand tons), scrap metal (401.4 thousand tons), cereals and flour (almost 399 thousand tons), cement and clinker (282.8 thousand tons), coal (119.3 thousand tons), and common salt (104 thousand tons).
In 2011, the Port of Barcelona handled a total of 630.1 thousand automobiles in 2011, including more than 559.8 foreign and almost 70.3 thousand domestic automobiles. The Port of Barcelona unloaded almost 152.1 thousand automobiles and loaded over 401.2 thousand.
The Port of Barcelona welcomed a total of over 3.8 million passengers in 2011. Of this total, almost 2.7 million passengers were on pleasure cruises and over 1.1 million used the Port of Barcelona's regular line ferries. Ferry traffic included 663.4 thousand domestic passengers and 381.5 thousand European Union passengers. There were a total of 881 pleasure cruise calls in the Port of Barcelona in 2011 and 2,487 ferry calls.
The total 43 million tons of cargo moving through the Port of Barcelona in 2011 included 9.1 million tons of special transport cargoes like automobiles and parts (1.4 million tons), platforms and wagons (3.6 million tons), and containers (4.1 million tons); 9.3 million tons of energy-related cargoes; 7.5 million tons of miscellaneous cargoes; 7.3 million tons of agricultural products, livestock, and foods; 4.9 million tons of chemical products; and 1.4 million tons of construction materials. Other cargoes included metallurgy products (842.8 thousand tons) and fertilizers (734.7 thousand tons).
Energy-related cargoes in the Port of Barcelona in 2011 were dominated by natural gas (4.1 million tons), diesel oils (2.4 million tons), and gasoline (1.5 million tons). Other energy-related cargoes included petroleum products, fuel oil, coal, petroleum fuel gases, and crude oil.
The Port of Barcelona handled Miscellaneous cargoes of 7.5 million tons in 2011 including 1.5 million tons of pulp and paper, almost 1.5 million tons of machinery and spare parts, 206.9 thousand tons of timber, and 119.2 thousand tons of common salt.
Agricultural products, livestock, and food cargoes handled in the Port of Barcelona in 2011 were dominated by over 1.5 million tons of soya beans and 1.5 million tons of miscellaneous food products. Other cargoes moving through the Port of Barcelona in this category included feedstuffs and fodder (954.9 thousand tons); oils and fats (731 thousand tons); wines, beverages, spirits, and derivatives (671 thousand tons); cereals and flour (587.6 thousand tons); fruit and vegetables (551 thousand tons); tobacco, coffee, and cocoa (453.1 thousand tons); canned goods (200.2 thousand tons); and frozen fish (40.5 thousand tons).
The Port of Barcelona covers a total land area of over one thousand hectares and wharves and berths totaling 20.3 kilometers (12.6 miles) with alongside depths up to 16 meters (52.5 feet). The Port of Barcelona has 32 wharf cranes including 28 for containers.
The Port of Barcelona contains 20.3 hectares of covered warehouse space and over 460 hectares of open storage. Nine tug operators serve the Port of Barcelona. The dry dock in the Port of Barcelona has capacity to handle as much as 50 thousand tons DWT, and it is 215 meters (705 feet) long with alongside depth of 35 meters (114.8 feet).
The south entrance to the Port of Barcelona is 370 meters (1214 feet) wide with 16-meter (52.5-foot) draught, and the north entrance to the Port of Barcelona is 145 meters (475.7 feet) wide with 11.5-meter (37.7-foot) draught.
The Port of Barcelona has two international container terminals with a total of over three kilometers (1.9 miles) of berths with as much as 16 meters (52.5 feet) depth that can accommodate super-post-Panamax vessels. The container terminals are served by rail facilities for handling and dispatch of containers.
The Container Terminal Barcelona (TCB) is at the South Pier (Muelle Sur) in the Port of Barcelona. The TCB is one of the Mediterranean region's main logistics platforms with direct links to the rail terminal and eight lanes for trucks. The Port of Barcelona's TCB focuses on developing intermodal container traffic in southern Europe. The TCB has a 1380-meter (4527-foot) wharf with alongside depth of 16 meters (52.5 feet).
This Port of Barcelona terminal has a 54-hectare yard extension and 486 reefer plugs for refrigerated containers. The TCB has capacity to handle over 1.3 million TEUs, and customs offices located inside the terminal facilitate an integrated intermodal logistics process. The TCB in the Port of Barcelona is equipped with 14 container cranes that include eight super-post-Panamax cranes and six Panamax cranes. The terminal has 64 straddle carriers, two reach stackers, nine empty container forklifts, and 31 additional forklifts.
Covering a total of 42 hectares, the Port of Barcelona's Terminal Catalonia is managed by Tercat, a world leader in the management of container terminals. The terminal has four berths with total berthing distance of 1080 meters (3543 feet) with alongside depth of 14 meters (45.9 feet). The terminal is equipped with nine wharf cranes, 11 rubber-tyred gantry cranes, and 33 reachstackers. It also has 470 reefer plugs for refrigerated containers. The terminal is served by two rail tracks, and Tercat operates rail services between the Port of Barcelona and the city. The city is connected by rail with other urban centers in Spain, Portugal, France, Germany, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, and Switzerland.
In 2006, Tercat acquired a concession in the Port of Barcelona to build and operate a new semi-automated container terminal to be located at Muelle Prat that is envisioned as the principal gateway port for the Western Mediterranean region. The terminal will occupy 132 hectares, making it one of the largest terminals in Northern Europe. When completed, this new Port of Barcelona terminal will have seven berths with a total length 2.1 kilometers (1.3 miles) of quay with alongside depths from 16 to 18 meters (52.5 to 59.1 feet).
The Port of Barcelona has exclusive wharves handling bulk cargoes with 17-meter (55.8-foot) draught to accommodate new-generation vessels. Warehouses for bulk cargoes have capacity for over 75 thousand cubic meters (648.6 US barrels). The Port of Barcelona can handle all types of bulk cargoes and has direct connections to Spain's road, rail, and pipeline networks. The Port of Barcelona also has specialized facilities for solid bulk products like soybeans, grain, cement, and potash.
The Port of Barcelona has one terminal for multi-purpose vessels that handle containers, vehicles, roll-on/roll-off cargoes, and conventional and project cargoes. The Terminal Port Nou is located at the Adossat Wharf in the Port of Barcelona. The terminal covers 7.5 hectares, and its berths total 450 meters (1476 feet) in length with alongside depth of 12 meters (39.4 feet). The Terminal Port Nou's two warehouses cover 1800 square meters (19.4 thousand square feet), and the terminal has two roll-on/roll-off ramps and power sources for reefer containers. This Port of Barcelona terminal is equipped with one 140-ton mobile crane, two 40-ton Panamax gantry cranes, two 50-ton rubber-tyred gantry cranes, eight 45-ton reachstackers, and 32 forklifts (two 30-ton, three 16-ton, three six-ton, and 24 four-ton).
The Port of Barcelona is Spain's main fruit-receiving port, and the bulk terminals handling fruit are equipped with reefer connections. The Port of Barcelona is located just three kilometers (almost two miles) from Catalonia's main food market, Mercabarna. It is just 190 kilometers (118 miles) from Saint Charles, Europe's main market for distribution of fruits and vegetables. Incoming cargoes of fruit and vegetables arriving at the Port of Barcelona originate in Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Costa Rica, China, South Africa, and the United States.
The Port of Barcelona is the only Mediterranean maritime enclave that has been certified as a delivery port by the New York Board of Trade (NYBT) and the London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE). The Port of Barcelona is Spain's major port for coffee to be distributed throughout the Mediterranean. Four companies operate warehouse space for cargoes of coffee in the Port of Barcelona: Barcelona International Terminal, Molenbergnatie, Pacorini, and Viorvi.
Barcelona International Terminal (BIT) was established in 1987 to store bulk goods in the Port of Barcelona that include coffee, cocoa, and related products. Geneva-based SGS Group owns the terminal with Barcelona-based Masiques Logistics Group. The BIT is the largest storage facility in Spain for this type of cargo and one of the biggest in the Mediterranean region. The BIT is located near the Port of Barcelona's container terminals.
The Port of Barcelona's BIT covers a total area of 2.6 hectares and has 2.1 hectares of warehouse area with capacity for 26 thousand tons. The terminal is certified by the NYBT and LIFFE for storage of robusta and Arabica products traded in the United States and Great Britain. BIT offers basic services that include receiving and emptying containers and bulk coffee bags, filling big bags, weighing entering and exiting pallets, storing goods, delivering goods, and stowing trucks and containers. The Port of Barcelona's BIT also receives, stores, samples, and sends Grading Room documents. Other services that are available at the BIT in the Port of Barcelona include rebagging bulk coffee, screening and classifying items by quality, sampling and performing laboratory analysis, conditioning damaged sacks, palletizing and shrink-wrapping goods, preparing special pallets, and sealing bags.
Established in Antwerp, Belgium in 1867, the Molenbergnatie Group is a leader in the supply chain management of soft commodities including coffee, cocoa, spices, nuts, and cocoa. Services include forwarding, processing, warehousing, distribution, and customs declaration for bulk cargoes. They also provide inspection services, reconditioning of damaged bags, rebagging, and general cleaning services. Molenbergnatie's offices and 2.5 hectares of warehouse space are co-located in the Port of Barcelona and equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and information systems.
Pacorini has facilities in the Port of Barcelona, Bilboa, Gijon, and Valencia. In the Port of Barcelona, Pacorini manages bulk coffee and coke. The company specializes in processing green coffee and cocoa. Viorvi [Spanish] opened its 929-square-meter (10 thousand square foot) Port of Barcelona facility in 1966.
The Portcemen Terminal (Terminales Portcemen [Spanish]) at the Contradic Wharf in the Port of Barcelona is owned by three Catalanian cement companies. Located in the south area of the Port of Barcelona at the 1.1-hectare Contradic Dock, the terminal handles 95% of the region's cement and clinker exports. The Portcemen Terminal processes between 500 thousand and one million tons of cargo per year.
Cemex is a global leader in the building materials industry. Operating in over 50 countries, Cemex has annual production capacity for 96 million tons of cement, 51 million cubic meters of concrete, and 158 million tons of aggregates. Cemex Espana is located at the Adossat y Contradic Wharf in the Port of Barcelona.
Ergransa SA, belonging to Holding M. Condeminas, operates a modern facility at the Contradic Wharf in the Port of Barcelona. Ergansa loads, unloads, stores, and distributes cereals, seeds, and other agricultural bulk cargoes. The Ergransa berthing quay is 241 meters (790.7 feet) in length with alongside depth of 12.5 meters (41 feet).
This Port of Barcelona facility has total capacity for 145 thousand tons of agribulk products in three vertical silos. Ergransa also operates a 1.2-acre warehouse with storage capacity for 30 thousand tons. Ergansa operates five pneumatic unloaders with output capacity for 22 thousand tons per day. It also has capacity for conventional loading/unloading of cargo at a rate of from 10- to 14-thousand tons per day. The quay at this Port of Barcelona terminal is equipped with four 16-ton cranes and two 12-cranes as well as a variety of grabs, mechanical loaders, and special hoppers. The Ergransa facility in the Port of Barcelona has capacity for railway loading/unloading at a rate of 2500 tons per day.
The Ergransa facility in the Port of Barcelona offers a range of services that include ventilation, refrigeration, fumigation, and treatment of agricultural products. Supported by modern data processing and technical infrastructure, Ergransa offers integral management for both importers and final receivers.
Cargill, an international maker and marketer of food and agricultural products, handles bulk cargoes like sweeteners, starches and derivatives, and oils and fats in the Port of Barcelona at the Alvarez de la Campa Wharf.
Bunge Iberica, a leading agribusiness and food company, has operations that extend from the field to the retail outlet in about 40 countries around the world. In the Port of Barcelona, Bunge Iberica handles soybeans and grains, providing the local feed market with meals, grains, and vegetable oils. The company also provides vegetable oils to makers of biodiesel fuel and refined soybean and sunseed oils to the local food industry.
The Port of Barcelona has specific areas and exclusive wharves dedicated to liquid bulk cargoes that have direct connections with the nation's road, rail, and pipeline networks.
Enagas SA operates a terminal at the Port of Barcelona's inflammables wharf for the safe handling of natural gas. Enagas is a common carrier for the high-pressure gas network and the technical manager for Spain's gas system. The company is certified by the European Union as manager of the Gas Transmission Network. Enagas has almost ten thousand kilometers (6.2 thousand miles) of high-pressure gas pipeline throughout Spain. It also has two underground storage facilities and three regasification plants.
Meroil SA [Spanish] is located at Parc Delta 1 in the Port of Barcelona. With over 200 service stations across Spain, Meriol distributes gasoline, diesel, and a range of automotive products. The company operates the biggest receiving terminal on the Spanish coast, the Barcelona Terminal. In addition to receiving and distributing products, Meroil uses the terminal to store fuel and for consumption by the company.
Located at the inflammables wharf in the Port of Barcelona, Receptora de Liquidos SA (Relisa) has operated in the Port of Barcelona for over 45 years. In the Port of Barcelona, Relisa receives, handles, and forwards bulk liquids that include vegetable oils, fats, molasses, and latex. They also store biofuels, chemicals, and glycerins. The Relisa terminal covers an area of 2.7 hectares and has total capacity for 200 thousand cubic meters in 127 tanks. This Port of Barcelona terminal has three docks that can accommodate vessels to 180 meters (590.5 feet) long with drafts of 11 meters (36.1 feet). The docks have capacity to unload from 300 to 700 cubic meters per hour, and it has 20 points for loading/unloading tanker trucks up to 100 cubic meters per hour. The rail siding at the terminal can load/unload as many as 20 tanker wagons simultaneously.
Terminales Portuarias, SL (TEPSA) operates five berths at the inflammables wharf in the Port of Barcelona. TEPSA is a leader for receiving, storing, and forwarding bulk liquid petroleum products, biofuels, and chemicals. The TEPSA berths in the Port of Barcelona range from 275 to 175 meters (902.2 to 574.1 feet) and total one thousand meters (3.3 thousand feet) in length. Alongside depths range from 15.1 to 10.4 meters (49.5 to 34.1 feet). Beginning at the Port of Barcelona terminal in 1964, TEPSA has total capacity for almost 350.8 thousand cubic meters (over 2.9 million US barrels) in 244 tanks. TEPSA services in the Port of Barcelona include loading/unloading of tank lorries, drum filling, storage of drummed products, on-line dilution of phosphoric acid, and on-line denaturing of alcohol.
Also located at the inflammables wharf in the Port of Barcelona, Terminales Quimicos SA (Vopak Terquimsa) provides logistic access to Spain, Southern Europe, and North Africa. Vopak Terquimsa's Barcelona Terminal receives, stores, and ships liquid bulk products that include petroleum products, chemicals, vegetable oils, oleochemicals, and lubricating oils. This Port of Barcelona facility has 44 storage tanks with capacity for a total of 194.6 cubic meters (1.6 million US barrels). Services offered at the terminal include blending, heating, weighing, and nitrogen blanketing.
Decal Espana SA, located at the Port of Barcelona's inflammables wharf, manages coastal terminals handing oil, chemical products, and gas for third parties. At the Port of Barcelona Terminal, Decal Espana stores, handles, and blends liquid bulk products. The Decal Espana area covers 128.6 hectares and has total storage capacity for 445 thousand cubic meters (3.7 million US barrels) in 25 storage tanks. Products handled at this Port of Barcelona facility include automotive gas and oil, agriculture and heating gas and oil, fuel oil, two grades of gasoline, biodiesel and bioethanol, and cutter stocks. Decal Espana operates three jetties for vessels in the Port of Barcelona and one dedicated jetty for barges. Maximum tonnage at the jetties is 170 thousand DWT. Maximum vessel length is 274 meters (898.9 feet), and maximum draft is 16 meters (52.5 feet). The terminal has truck loading facilities that include ten fully automated loading points and in-line additivation and blending of biofuels. This Port of Barcelona facility can load as many as 500 trucks per day.
Koalagas SA, a joint venture between Decal Espana and Primagaz [French], operates at the Port of Barcelona's inflammables wharf to supply, store, and handle liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). It is the first company in Spain to use TEXSOL® protection for LPG spheres. The Koalagas facility covers 17.5 hectares in the Port of Barcelona industrial area. It has total capacity for four thousand cubic meters (33.5 thousand US barrels) in two spheres. The facility can handle up to 20 trucks per day. The primary product handled at this Port of Barcelona facility is propane, and there is a possibility to handle and store butane. The facility can accommodate vessels to 35 thousand DWT with a maximum length of 210 meters (689 feet) and maximum draft of 11.7 meters (38.4 feet). The road loading facilities include two fully automated loading points.
CLH SA is Spain's leading company for storage and transportation of oil products and the distribution of aviation fuels and lubricants. CLH provides basic logistics services for refined oil products to be used in peninsular Spain and the Balearic Islands. At its Port of Barcelona tanker truck loading facilities, CLH receives, stores, transports, and delivers primarily gasoline, diesel, and aviation fuels to customers. CLH also has a vast network of storage facilities throughout Spain and the Balearic Islands that includes 38 facilities with total storage capacity for 7.8 million cubic meters (65.4 million US barrels).
Quimidroga SA, a major company for the commercialization and distribution of chemical products the Iberian Peninsula. Quimidroga owns 9.8 hectares of warehouses in Barcelona, Madrid, and Burgos. The Quimidroga warehouses in the Port of Barcelona include three thousand square meters (32.9 thousand square feet) in two buildings for specialty food products and 1.5 hectares in nine buildings for chemical products that include flammable and toxic or corrosive products. There is a 1.7-hectare loading/unloading area with 28 loading bays for packaged products and a 2.5-hectare loading/unloading area with 21 loading bays for bulk chemicals. Quimidroga storage facilities in the Port of Barcelona include 155 storage tanks with total capacity for 12 thousand cubic meters (100 thousand US barrels). A 3.8-hectare building in the Port of Barcelona is used for drumming and blending operations, and four buildings covering nine hectares have capacity to store 16.5 thousand pallets.
The Port of Barcelona has two terminals that specialize in handling vehicles: Autoterminal and Setram. The Port of Barcelona is a leader in the Mediterranean region for vehicle traffic, and the port can handle as many as 24 thousand units. Between the two terminals, there are five rail cargo tracks and five roll-on/roll-off ramps that support the movement of vehicles in the Port of Barcelona.
Located in the Port of Barcelona's south basin, Autoterminal is a multi-modal terminal designed to load and unload vehicles to/from ships, lorries, and trains. Autoterminal covers a surface area of 82.0 hectares, 36 of which are contained in four four-story car parks. The Port of Barcelona's Autoterminal can store as many as 45 thousand vehicles, and there is covered space for 21 thousand within that total. With 1210 meters (four thousand feet) of berthing space, Autoterminal can accommodate six vessels at one time. Autoterminal has four rail terminals and four roll-on/roll-off ramps.
Also located in the south basin of the Port of Barcelona, Setram [Spanish] has operated its car terminal since 1988. Setram operates maritime and interior logistics platforms that emphasize inter-modality linking sea, road, and rail. The Seatram terminal is an important distribution point for vehicles destined for the Iberian Peninsula and southern Europe. In 2008, Seatram opened a new vertical space for vehicles that added ten hectares in a five-story building with capacity for five thousand vehicles. The new property in the Port of Barcelona's Seatram car terminal also contains workshops that provide a variety of services that include paint and body work, assembly of accessories, washing, customization, and vehicle protection and de-protection.
Passenger and cruise terminals in the Port of Barcelona are located at the Adossat, Barcelona, Sant Bertran, and Spain Wharves. There are four terminals at the Adossat Wharf. Located just two kilometers (1.2 miles) from the city, Terminal A has recently been expanded by the concessionaire, Creuers del Port de Barcelona, to increase security, speed processing of passengers and luggage, and improve passenger safety. The Port of Barcelona's 1.6-acre Terminal A has berthing distance of 700 meters (2.3 thousand feet) with alongside depth of 12 meters (39.4 feet). There is no limit on the length of vessel that can dock at Terminal A, and the terminal has capacity to handle 4500 passengers.
Creuers del Port de Barcelona also operates the Port of Barcelona's Terminal B at the Adossat Wharf. Opened in 2005, the 1.6-acre Terminal B is divided into two areas for checking in and claiming luggage. It has two wharf gangways and four luggage conveyor belts. Terminal B has berthing distance of 700 meters (2.3 thousand feet) with alongside depth of 12 meters (39.4 feet). The Port of Barcelona's Terminal B can also accommodate 4500 passengers.
Terminal C at the Adossat Wharf in the Port of Barcelona has recently been refurbished by Creuers del Port de Barcelona. Covering one acre, Terminal C has berthing distance of 630 meters (almost 2.1 thousand feet) with alongside depth of 12 meters (39.4 feet). The terminal was designed to support both transit and turn-around operations. Located 2.5 kilometers (1.6 miles) from the city, Terminal C can process 3800 passengers.
The Port of Barcelona's state-of-the-art Terminal D is called Palacruceros. With two main floors covering 2.5 acres, the terminal includes a VIP lounge, a children's room, a shopping center, and the Palacafe. Italy-based Costa Crociere operates the terminal which expects to serve more than 170 calls and 400 thousand passengers. The Palacruceros has berthing distance of 630 meters (more than 2.1 thousand feet) with alongside depth of 12 meters (39.4 feet), and there is no limit on vessel length. This Port of Barcelona terminal is about 2.5 kilometers (1.6 miles) from the city.
There are three terminals at the Barcelona Wharf. Terminal Z, or Drassanes, is a ferry terminal that is occasionally used for cruise ships as well. Terminals North and South are international terminals on the Barcelona Wharf that are also part of the state-of-the-art World Trade Center, a business center. Both terminals are located within walking distance of the city center. The combined terminals cover an area of five thousand square meters (53.8 thousand square feet). The North Terminal has one berth, and the South Terminal has two berths.
The North Terminal in the Port of Barcelona has berthing distance of 230 meters (754.6 feet) with alongside depth of 8 meters (26.2 feet), and the South Terminal has berthing distance of 434 and 160 meters (1424 and 525 feet) with alongside depth of 8 meters (26.2 feet). The North Terminal can accommodate vessels to 160 meters (524.9 feet) in length, and the Port of Barcelona's South Terminal can accommodate vessels to 253 and 205 meters (830 and 672.6 feet) in length. The North Terminal can process 800 passengers, and the South Terminal can process 1400 passengers. The South Terminal can also handle 1500 transit passengers.
The Terminal Ferry de Barcelona is located at the Sant Bertran Wharf in the Port of Barcelona. This ferry terminal can also serve cruise lines when necessary, but this busy terminal is primarily for transit operations. The terminal covers 2200 square meters (23.7 thousand square feet) and has berthing distance of 255 meters (836.6 feet) with alongside depth of 11 meters (36.1 feet). Located just 400 meters (1312 feet) from the city, this Port of Barcelona ferry terminal can handle 400 passengers.
Terminal M is located in Port Vell in the Maremagnum leisure area in the Port of Barcelona. This small terminal serves smaller passenger vessels. The terminal covers 480 square meters (5167 feet). The Port of Barcelona's Terminal M has berthing distance of 220 meters (721.8 feet) with alongside depth of 8.6 meters (28.2 feet). It can accommodate vessels to 140 meters (459.3 feet) in length. Terminal M in the Port of Barcelona is about 400 meters (1312 feet) from the city and can handle about 200 passengers.