Steel and iron products
The market which supplies the construction and automobile industry
The movement of steel products has experienced significant growth in the Port of Tarragona over the past 10 years, reaching a figure close to 550,000 tonnes.
Most of the products in this group correspond to the import of coils, rolled products, profiles and beams, used as raw materials for the automobile and construction industry. Another significant item corresponds to scrap metal and metal remains.
PLATES, PROFILES AND BEAMS
OTHER METAL PRODUCTS
Terminals with their own railway access
In order to handle such cargos, the Port’s various terminals and facilities are equipped with highly specialised machinery such as high capacity cranes, high tonnage forklift trucks, etc.
For storing these products, the Port has an extensive and well-connected infrastructure, located mainly in the Aragó, Navarra and Castella docks.
28,000 sq. metres of covered floor space
20,000 sq. metres of uncovered area
Their own railway access to all the storage areas
Connection to the national railway network
Connections with some fifty countries
The Port of Tarragona import and exports steel products to 49 countries around the world, a positive indication of the internationalisation of this traffic. The countries with which it has operated most frequently have been China, Turkey and Greece.
The increase in the attraction of steel product traffic, closely related to the automobile and construction industries, is a significant demonstration of the Port of Tarragona’s commitment to traffic diversification.
In 2015, our Port imported 337,000 tonnes and exported 164,000 tonnes, surpassing the nearly 500,000 total tonnage of these products that is regularly moved each year.
48,000 sq. metres
Access to all the warehouses
Commercial and Business Development Department
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