At the Spanish port of Gijon, the port authority has granted a seven-year concession to Cargas y Estibas Portuarias to operate a 1,500m2 area on Muelles de la Osa. Here, it will handle and store dry bulk traffic, be it for its own use or for that of third parties, which will be loaded or unloaded on public quays at the port.

Separately, the port authority has awarded two concessions to Berge´ Mari´tima. The first, of 3,000m2, can be used either for dry bulk handling or for container stuffing. It will run for eight years. As part of a second concession, the company will be allowed to run the Figar I and II storage sheds, again for the handling of dry bulk either for its own purposes or for that of third parties.This concession, which will cover an area of 12,000m2, will run for five years. BC