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Royal Caribbean/CTI win the bid to operate Barcelona's Terminal G

Space that will be taken up by Terminal G, slated to be operational in spring 2027
Royal Caribbean Group won the tender to construct and operate Barcelona’s Terminal G, the seventh and last terminal at Adossat Pier. 

Port of Barcelona’s management board granted the approval to Catalonia Cruise Terminal G, a joint venture of Royal Caribbean Group and Cruise Terminals International.

A JV of Norwegian Cruise Line, Viking and Virgin Voyages expressed interest in tendering for Terminal G last summer. 

Up and running for 2027 season

Catalonia Cruise Terminal G anticipates an investment of over 85m. It expects the new terminal to become operational in spring 2027, once Terminal South - World Trade Center is closed in 2026. 

Slated to be a zero-emissions building which uses renewable energy, the terminal will generate power via photovoltaic panels among other technologies, while the wharf will be able to deliver shore power. Its presence is designed to serve and boost homeporting, part of the port's strategy to create added value for the city. 

New tender underway for building embankment

The port’s management board today also approved the start of the tender process to build a maritime embankment out of rip-rap. It will serve as the first area for depositing materials from the dredging of the navigation channel which will be used for projects underway, such as the enlargement of the Adossat wharf, and future projects – like the new berthing points of the Energy wharf. 

The rip-rap where the redging materials will be deposited will span an area of 44.7 ha between the South seawall and the Prat wharf, with a depth of up to 16 mtr. 

The work also includes building a terrace for collecting and managing the material to facilitate the recycling of materials and avoid unnecessary transport to other locations. 

The tender's basic budget is €94m, excluding VAT, and the performance period is 27 months.