Euroports increases pulp and paper warehousing capacity by 25% in port of Tarragona, Spain

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Euroports increases pulp and paper warehousing capacity by 25% in port of Tarragona, Spain

June 19, 2018 - 11:17

HOOFDDORP, The Netherlands , June 19, 2018 (Press Release) -Euroports has increased its paper and pulp storage capacity in the port of Tarragona, Spain by 25%, bringing its total pulp and paper storage capacity at this terminal to 30,000 square meters. Euroports’ bonded terminal has a dust-free area, a terminal length of about 300 meters and 16.5 meters draft.

With its 10 forest products terminals in 5 different countries, Euroports is considered a major player in providing maritime supply chain solutions to the pulp and paper industry. One of the company’s focus areas for growth in this industry is its forest products terminal in the port of Tarragona, Spain.

The Port of Tarragona has become one of the fastest growing ports for paper and pulp, not just in Spain but in the entire Mediterranean area — and Euroports is supporting this growth.

With its warehousing and value-added services specialised in handling pulp and paper reels, Euroports not only plays an important role in managing the flows from South America and Northern Europe destined for domestic consumption but also for transshipment to other countries in the Mediterranean area, such as Turkey, Egypt, Greece, Romania and North Africa. With this extended storage capacity, Euroports is expected to handle nearly 700kt of pulp and paper in 2018.

Due to its long-term expertise, the company has build strong relationships with many of the largest pulp and paper producers and shipping lines in the world, and is determined to continue to serve them by delivering best in class maritime supply chain solutions.

About Euroports

Euroports, one of the largest port-infrastructure companies in Europe, and the only dry bulk and break-bulk specialist with a multi-regional footprint, develops, operates and manages global maritime supply chain solutions for international customers in various industries, handling over 60 million tons of bulk, break-bulk, liquid and containerized goods per year. It is Euroports' mission to be the partner of choice in delivering sustainable value to the clients. Euroports accomplishes this through 26 deep sea port terminals and a workforce of about 3,000 employees, offering a range of terminal handling and storage, as well as port-related value-added services, designated customer contract logistics solutions, combined with multi-modal global freight forwarding capabilities.