The Port of Huelva is Preparing to Welcome More Cruise Ships
Port President Pilar Miranda announced plans to build a new cruise terminal at the port which is located in Southwestern Spain.
The Port of Huelva, which is located off the Spanish southwestern coast, announced at the Seatrade Global Conference plans to build a new cruise terminal and an extensive marina offering transit berths for vessels of up to 60 meters in length.
According to Seatrade News, work on the project has already begun on the Marina Deportiva del Odiel. The development is expected to
cost more than €13m and is scheduled for completion between the end of 2023 and the beginning of 2024.
The announcement was made at the conference by port President Pilar Miranda. She said the Port of Huelva has promoted the creation of a management office for the remodeling project, awarded to a company specializing in large-scale urban transformation projects. They are seeking to create the first smart marina in Andalusia.
According to their website, the Port of Huelva is among the 5 ports with the highest volume of port traffic in Spain. It is the 25th port in terms of traffic in Europe out of a total of 1,200 commercial ports.
The port is located in the southwest of the Iberian Peninsula, which makes it a strategic enclave as an import/export port and Hub for the new trends in international maritime trade, especially between Europe and the Atlantic.