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59th MedCruise General Assembly

Presidential and BoD Elections

The 59th MedCruise General Assembly will be held in Barcelona, Spain, on 4 November 2021.

MedCruise members will meet for the first time in person after the COVID crisis with all safety measures in place. During the 59th MedCruise General Assembly, the new President and Board of Directors will be elected. 

Event exclusively for MedCruise members, see all details below: Venue, Accommodation, Programme, Registration and Travel Information. 

1. Venue

The World Trade Center, Auditorium. 



   Address: Moll de Barcelona S/N, Local 15, 08039 Barcelona, Spain. 

2. Accommodation

Closest Hotel to the venue: 

Eurostars Grand Marina Hotel ***** GL

Inside WTC Barcelona

Special rates for MedCruise Members.  Single room €140/night.

*Important note: The special rate is upon room availability. Kindly book your accommodation as soon as possible to take advantage of the special rate.

3. Programme

Wednesday, 3 November 2021           

19:30 – 22:30

Welcome reception Cocktail


Venue: Hotel Duquesa de Cardona,

Passeig de Colom, 12, 08002 Barcelona

Thursday, 4 November 2021            
08:00 – 09:00

Delegate Registration

*prior entering the venue area, the delegates need to show either a vaccination certificate or proof of recovery or negative COVID-19 test result

09:00 – 10:30

Discussion of internal matters and issues of interest to cruise ports and their partners

#Portstogether Session

10:30 – 10:45Coffee Break
10:45 – 12:15

Discussion of internal matters and issues of interest to cruise ports and their partners

#Portstogether Session

12:15 – 13:00Standing lunch
13:00 – 13:30Presidential Elections
13:30 – 13:45Declaration of new MedCruise President
13:45 – 14:15BoD Elections
14:15 – 14:30Declaration of new MedCruise BoD
#Portstogether sessions are exclusive to MedCruise membership

4. Registration

Kindly complete one form for each delegate attending the event. Maximum 2 participants per Regular (Port) Member and 1 per Associate Member.

The final deadline for registrations is set as Thursday, 22 October 2021.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The registration is a prerequisite in order to be able to exercise the right to vote on behalf of your port.

*This registration, does not include a confirmation from the hotel. Each attendee needs to book its own accommodation.

5. Travel Information

IMPORTANT: In order to enter Spain, you need to fill out the health control form and obtain your QR Code to show it at the control points upon your arrival in Spain. Find all information here

Josep Tarradellas Barcelona–El Prat Airport, also known as Barcelona Airport or simply El Prat Airport, is the main international gateway to Barcelona. 

Josep Tarradellas Barcelona–El Prat Airportis just 15km to the venue.

Be informed that NO TRANSFERS FROM/TO THE AIRPORT TO/FROM THE VENUE WILL BE ORGANISED. At Barcelona Airport there are available the following means of transport to get to the city center safe and sound:


Nov 04 2021


8:00 am - 2:30 pm




(+34) 922 53 33 83


Barcelona Port Authority
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