SPANISH MARITIME NEWS (II)
1.- BAHRI: VALENCIA AS PORT OF CALLBahri, the Saudi shipping company, has just started up a monthly service between North America, the Mediterranean and Middle East. The Port of Valencia will be the only Spanish port of call.
2.-MAERSK: WORLD RECORD
The Maersk shipping company has just beaten a new world record by moving 18,024 TEUS in the Port of Valencia APT Terminal. The ship Mc-Kinney Moeler has been the first to exceed 18,000 TEUS.
3.- PORT Of GIJON: DROP IN CONTAINER TRAFFIC
The Port of Gijón has suffered a drop in its container traffic in 2014. It only registered 53,437 TEUS, representing 8,569 less with respect to 2013.
4.-TERVALIS: FIRST PANAMAX TO CALL AT PORT OF CASTELLON
The Port of Castellón received on January 29th the first Panamax ship. It was the largest ship with fertilizers from China to Europe.
5.-SPANISH PORTS: GOOD 2015 CRUISE FORECAST
Last 2014 Spain received 7.6 million passengers from cruise ships, its second best historical record. The 2015 forecast is that it will reach 8.1 million.