Tarragona port authority is aiming to handle a combined 33mt (million tonnes) in 2015, an increase of 3.5% over 2014. For the first four months, overall tonnage was up by 10%, following an 8% first-quarter increase, when 8.25mt passed through the port.

In terms of growth,Tarragona is therefore Spain’s leading Mediterranean port, although is the fifth most important in Spain overall.

In 2014, dry bulk traffic amounted to 9.7mt, up 31.6% on the year.