Agility, safety and traceability, strengths that the Port of Bilbao offers to the fruit and vegetable sector
The advantages that the Port of Bilbao presents for the fruit and vegetable sector will be announced at Fruit Logistica in the German capital
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The fruit and vegetable sector requires agile, safe and traceable logistics, characteristics that the port of bilbao offers to shippers and logistics operators. The Port Authority will culminate these competitive advantages in Fruit Logistics Berlin, the main world fair for fruit and vegetables, which will be held between February 8 and 10. In this meeting, exhibitors from 87 countries and more than 72,000 professional visitors will meet to present and learn about the trends, innovations and topics of the future in the international fresh produce market.
From its stand A61 (hall 25), the Port Authority will announce the high-capacity Border Control Post, operational 24/7, whose operations are coordinated by its electronic commerce platform to guarantee maximum agility. This facility is located next to the container terminal, which offers a high degree of automation and has 540 plug sockets for refrigerated containers.
This port also has ro-ro and multipurpose terminals, and warehouses for perishable goods. On the one hand, the cold terminal, Frioport, has 4,800 square meters, two freezing chambers at -25 degrees that total 16,300 cubic meters and three positive cold chambers with a capacity of 7,500 cubic meters.
Progeco, for its part, has two facilities for storage and transfer of goods that add up to 6,000 square meters of positive cold. In addition, this firm carries out storage, maintenance and repair of refrigerated containers, for which it has professionals who attend to any incident, both in the structure and in the refrigerating machinery, 365 days a year to provide service to shipping companies and all type customers in the sector avoiding waiting and breaks in the cold chain.
Connected with more than 800 ports around the world and with extensive experience in the traffic of perishable products, the Port of Bilbao acts as a hub for importing fresh products from Central America, South America and South Africa, and exporting to northern Europe.
Connected to more than 800 ports around the world and with extensive experience in the traffic of perishable products, the Port of Bilbao acts as a hub for importing fresh products from Central America, South America and South Africa, and exporting to northern Europe. Its long history in the fruit and vegetable trade with the United Kingdom and Ireland stands out.
In the vicinity of the Port of Bilbao is Mercabilbao, the largest distribution center for perishable foods in the north of the Iberian Peninsula and the south of France, with direct connection to the motorway network.