Baleària can be very satisfied with last year’s results (fiscal year running from 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2017).
Some key figures:
Turnover was €326.6 million = +10%
Profit €43.4 million = +10%
Passengers 3.7 million = +5.7%
One in four passengers traveled on its international routes: 880,000 or +25%
Cargo 5.6 million lane meters = +10.4%
Cargo units 878,000 = +17%
The company has growth plans for international routes, both on North Africa and the Caribbean. Last year it opened Almeria – Nador ( Morocco).
The contract for the building of an LNG ferry at La Naval has been cancelled, due to the problems at the yard.