You have already reached the Barcelona’s port the first ship from the Suez Canal after blocking. The ‘MSC Ambra’ He arrived last night after a week-long voyage and dealt with the unloading work normally at the port’s Best terminal. The expected delays of the different ships affected by the ‘Ever Given’ accident have been foreseen for between one and eight days, less than was predicted after the blockade of the infrastructure for a week.
The container ship ‘MSC Ambra’, the first ship affected by the blockade of the Suez Canal to arrive at the port of Barcelona, carries a card of about 9,000 containers, including imports, exports and transshipments. In the coming days, the staggered arrival of other container ships is expected, which had to stop the Suez Canal during the days of the blockade and which, for this reason, have delayed their call at the port.
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This week a total of three ships affected by the accident suffered by the ‘Ever Given’ are scheduled to arrive: the ‘MSC Ambra’, ‘Milano Bridge’ and ‘CMA-CGM Centaurus’. The container terminals of the port of Barcelona -BEST, APMTS Barcelona and Terminal Port Nou- are prepared to operate all these ships with the usual agility and efficiency. The staggered arrival of container ships, according to current forecasts, will make it easier for operations not to be compromised at any time.
Container ships that have changed their call date at the port of Barcelona due to the blockade of the Suez Canal are a total of 14. Forecasts suggest that in less than two weeks the arrivals of the seven regular services from Asia will be normalized.