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21 February 2019 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 13:42 GMT+1

September 22, 2017

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MSC Cruises has introduced request in order to construct and to manage a terminal cruises in the port of Barcelona

Could be operating within the 2021

crocieristica company MSC Cruises of the shipowning group Helvetic Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has introduced demanded formal to the Harbour Authority of Barcelona in order to construct and to manage a terminal cruises to the Adossat Pier of the Catalan port, that Ricardo Bofill would be planned by the Spanish architect and could be operating within the 2021( 22of May 2017).

Being profitable note today the demand for the company, the harbour authority has specified that the concession request is for a period 30-year-old and has specified that the agency has the intention of shortly start the iter for giving to answer to MSC Cruises.

the Harbour Authority has emphasized that the MSC plan Cruises has the scope to increase to the crocieristico traffic home port, that is that of the passengers that begin and end the cruise to Barcelona, traffic that would guarantee remarkable a positive economic impact on the economy of the city.

Currently the port of Barcelona, with 2,6 million crocieristi enlivened in 2016, is the first European and Mediterranean port cruises and fourth the world-wise one behind of the three main crocieristici ports of Florida. The Catalan port of call has six terminal, of which four to destined the Adossat Pier and two to the World Trade Center to ships of smaller dimensions. A terminal to the Adossat Pier is managed by the Costa Crociere company of the crocieristico group American Carnival Corporation and the others five are operated by the Creuers of the Port de Barcelona, society controlled with 62% of the vital one from the Global Turk Investment Holdings (GIH) and participated to Barcelona Port Investments (BPI), joint venture between the same GIH and the crocieristico group American Royal Caribbean Cruises. To the six terminals one will join to a seventh terminal cruises currently under construction that it will be managed by the Carnival group.

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