Friday, August 12

Hutchison Ports BEST Barcelona was awarded as the best port terminal in Europe

Hutchison Ports BEST has been awarded the prize for the best container terminal in Europe at the gala of the Asian Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain Awards (Aflas) 2021, which was held in Hong Kong.

The awards AFLAS, organized every year by the magazine Asia Cargo News, they independently recognize the main logistics service providers, including airlines, shipping lines, airports and ports.

The jury is made up of more than 15,000 people consulted who nominate the leading companies and finally choose the leader of each category. The rating parameters are leadership, consistency in service quality, innovation, customer orientation, and reliability.

The terminal’s efforts to maintain reliability and quality of service at a particularly complex time marked by the global pandemic have been highly valued. In this sense, the efficiency and productivity of BEST, one of the highest in maritime terminals at an international level, did not decrease at any time, maintaining an average of more than 40 movements per hour and per crane.

Guillermo Belcastro, CEO of Hutchison Ports BEST, He said: “We are very proud to receive this award that reaffirms the value of the service we generate every day. This encourages us to continue working with the same humility and passion as always with the aim of becoming another competitive advantage for our clients ”.

Hutchison Ports BEST, located in the Barcelona’s port, Is the first semi-automated container terminal in Hutchison Ports and the most technologically advanced port development project in Spain and southern Europe.

It has excellent road and rail connections with the main road and rail networks in Spain and the rest of Europe and a powerful network of maritime connections with the most important ports. The development of these routes, together with the privileged and strategic location of Barcelona, ​​positions BEST as a logistics hub and makes it the main gateway for goods to the European market.