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Port Tarragona joins the Top 30 ranking of European Union ports

Port Tarragona joins the Top 30 ranking of European Union ports
04 May
2021

The list is headed by the ports of Rotterdam, Antwerp and Hamburg

Port Tarragona enters the Top 30 with a record 26.5 million tons of goods

The Port ended 2020 at number seven in the State Port’s ranking 

Port Tarragona is included in the Top 30 ranking of European Union ports in terms of cargo handled. It stands at number 29, ahead of Las Palmas in 30th place, and just behind Cagliari-Sarroch (Sardinia, Italy) in 28th place and Nantes Saint-Nazaire (France) at number 27.

This classification, which is drawn up every year by the port periodical Transporte XXI, is headed by the port of Rotterdam, which handled 436.8 million tons, almost twice as much as the port of Antwerp (Belgium) with 230.8 million tons and Hamburg (Germany) with 126.3 million tons. The busiest port in the Spanish system, Algeciras, handled 107.3 million tons in 2020.