in the Mediterranean
Currently, it has 13 Super Post-Panamax dock cranes, 54 automated cranes (ASC) and 34 Shuttle Carriers, operating along 1,500 meters of dock with a draft of 16.5 meters in depth.
80 (Ha) WITH 27 AUTOMATED BLOCKS
BEST has a storage area of 80 (ha) with 27 automated blocks.
The installations have one of the most modern doors system in Europe, and one of the biggest rail terminals in a maritime terminal of containers, with eight dual-gauge railways (iberian and UIC), connecting BEST daily with different points of Spain and south France.
OPERATIVE SYSTEM nGen
The terminal is managed by the nGen (Next Generation Terminal Management System) operating system developed by the Hutchison Ports group and, in the case of Barcelona, it has been adapted to the particularities of the new semi-automated operating model.
2,750 REEFER CONTAINERS
BEST has the capacity to store and monitor 2,750 refrigerated containers.
Once the expansion has finished, the machinery will increase until reaching the 80 automated cranes (ASC), distributed in a total of 40 automatic blocks of storage of containers.