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Barcelona’s BEST terminal handles first LNG ship

[ April 15, 2021   //   ]

Hutchison Ports BEST terminal in Barcelona has the first container ship using LNG, theCMA CGM Scandola on the MEX 1 service between Asia and the Mediterranean. The vessel is 366m long, 51m wide and has a capacity of 14,800teu.

BEST is working together with the Port Authority of Barcelona on several initiatives to improve sustainability, such as the Shore Power project that will make it the first container terminal in Spain to have an electrified quayside. Vessels at berth will be able to connect to electric power while loading and unloading containers.

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