- The company is to present the range of services it offers for cruise ships at Seatrade Global Cruises, the sector’s most important international fair held in Miami from 8 to 11 April.
Through its port operations division and ship consignment and care services, BERGÉ has positioned itself as one of the leading Spanish companies in the cruise sector with an extensive international network of sub-agents. BERGÉ currently handles 16% of the cruise ships and 10% of the cruise traffic arriving in Spain (4,400 ships and 10,178,000 people according to Puertos del Estado [State Ports]), which implies around 700 cruise ships and 1 million passengers.
Therefore, BERGÉ operates in the cruise terminals of the Spanish ports with the highest levels of traffic in Europe, such as Barcelona (no. 1 European destination), Malaga and Cadiz, as well as Portimão in Portugal.
According to Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), 2018 showed global traffic figures of 28.2 million cruise passengers worldwide, with an estimated 30 million passengers for the current year.
The week of 8 to 11 April, BERGÉ will attend the most important international event in this business area, the Seatrade Global Cruises fair. An event that each year welcomes around 11,000 professionals to the Miami Beach Convention Center in Florida. Cruise traffic from North America to Europe in particular, with steady growth in the number of passengers, is especially important.
BERGÉ, with over 25 years of experience in the cruise sector, will present its wide range of services at this fair. This range includes the assistance provided for shipowners and the main cruise lines in terms of logistics and stevedoring of provisions, agency and auxiliary services (customs management, as well as the service provided to passengers and crew in terms of mobility, accommodation or baggage handling) and provisioning.
This wide range of services makes BERGÉ the only company in Spain able to provide all types of services to the cruise sector in a comprehensive manner. Moreover, BERGÉ also offers day trips and other services for special boats such as yachts and mega-yachts.