Barcelona will host Seatrade Med in 2014 , World trade fair after the Seatrade Cruise Shipping Miami, in an event that will take place from 16 to 18 September in the Gran Via of Fira and the filming Malaga also competed . The Seatrade Med is held every two years, and from 1996 to 2004 was in Genoa , as revealed by La Vanguardia , although since 2006 and has been traveling through Naples , Venice , Cannes and Marseille , so that next year for the first time will go to a Spanish city, after the efforts of the City of Barcelona, Barcelona Tourism and Catalan Tourist Board . Like the pageant city Miami has the first base of the world the Seatrade Med Cruise port is built around an exhibition space and an intensive program of lectures on current industry , featuring the latest news and discussion future trends of this activity , the daily Grupo Godo . Celebrating the Seatrade Med is a confirmation of our international leadership on cruises , Cambra said yesterday Sixtus . President of the Port Authority . The Catalan capital is the first base of the Mediterranean and Europe and the fourth port in the world. The event will come at the right time for Barcelona , he added, because we set our growth plan , with the new terminal , the E , you probably already running . In addition , the days of the fair will coincide with the first operations from Barcelona Oasis of the Seas , the Royal Caribbean , the ship of the worlds largest passenger .