Port of MálagaThe Port of Málaga is located to the south of the Iberian Peninsula, in the Coasts of the southern Mediterranean, protected by a natural bay. It has a floating surface of 7,095 Ha. And a terrestrial surface of 1,150,884 m2 at present.
It is a port in which the bulk of clinker, cereals, cement and petroleum coke stand out as well as dolomite and olive oil as main goods moved. Other traditional trades in the Port of Malaga, and not less important, are the cabotage of goods, vehicles and passengers that move the regular lines with Ceuta and Melilla.
Special mention should be made of the traffic of tourist cruises, since we are the second port of cruise of the peninsula and this is endorsed by the visit of the most important cruise lines in the world. This traffic continues registering an ascending process for some years, closing the 2016 exercise with 444,176 cruise passengers.
Until recently the configuration of the port dates back to the 19th century, but the technological changes that have taken place in recent times have revolutionized the transport industry and the Port of Malaga began a profound transformation process that has concluded with the duplication of the land surface of the same And has provided the necessary basis for the development of new traffic in this Port.
This process has materialized in the construction of a closing dock that gives berth to the largest cruise ships in the world and the construction of a new multipurpose pier where the traffic of containers and new vehicles has begun.
On the other hand, the Special Plan of the Port has meant having an unbeatable leisure offer available to everyone and in the heart of the city, fun on the pier for cruise passengers and a focus of attraction for tourists visiting Malaga.