Euroports Mediterranean has acquired Carbon Puerto, a leading port operator in the Port of Seville.
Carbon Puerto has been operating in Port of Seville since 1989. The company handles a wide range of commodities including fertilisers, agribulk, and steel. Antonio Pernía, Managing Director at Carbon Puerto, will continue to lead the company, supported by the Spanish and Group management.
Port of Seville is the only inland maritime port in Spain. It is a multi-modal port with sea and land connections and the area offers plenty of space to develop logistics and industrial activities.
Euroports welcomes Carbon Puerto to the Euroports family
“As part of Euroports Group Strategy supported by our Shareholders (R-Logitech, FPIM, PMV) we are very pleased to be able to develop further our footprint in the Mediterranean Area with the acquisition of the Carbon Puerto terminal port operator in Seville. This acquisition will complement our position in Spain with our terminals in Tarragona, but furthermore, our network of terminals in the Mediterranean area including Marghera (Italy), Izmit (Turkey) complemented these last years with our position in Port-La Nouvelle (France). This acquisition is also supporting our expansion in freight forwarding with the development of MPL in Spain,” said Frédéric Platini, CEO Euroports Group.
“This acquisition is expanding our services in Spain. With our locations in Tarragona and Seville, we can offer our services to our existing and new customers in one of the largest regions in Spain. We are confident that Seville will create a great possibility to strengthen our position as a reliable partner in Euroports key industry sectors,” highlights Pablo Garcia, Managing Director at Euroports Mediterranean.
Euroports Mediterranean is a full-service port operator with terminals in Spain, Italy, France, and Turkey. The company offers a range of port services including value-added services with the highest standards of safety and quality, focusing on the sustainability of its operations. Together with its sister company Manuport Logistics Spain, with presences in Valencia, Barcelona, Madrid, and Murcia customers can benefit from a wide range of freight forwarding, warehousing, and specialist transportation services. Both Euroports Mediterranean and Manuport Logistics are part of the international Euroports Group.
Euroports Group is a leading port-centric platform and one of the largest port infrastructure operators with a wide footprint of more than 50 terminals and logistic platforms strategically located on key global trade routes in Europe and China.
As the market leader in essential bulk and breakbulk commodities, Euroports handles roughly 62 million tons of goods across 10 different end-markets (agribulk, sugar, alternative energy, fertilizers, pulp, paper, metals, minerals, recycling and liquid bulk). It is also increasing exposure to newer and fast-growing commodities, such as green energies (including wind turbines) – a core part of the growth strategy.
In addition to managing its core business of port terminal operations, Euroports also provides integrated end-to-end supply chain services including freight forwarding and specialist logistics solutions via Manuport Logistics to its customers.