In view of the structural risk to some palm trees in different areas of the port of Palma, the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) will undertake a series of works to uproot and replace some 20 specimens to guarantee their stability as far as possible. Several types of operations will be carried out: the uprooting of the existing palm trees and subsequent replanting with the repair of the pavement, if any.
The Board of Directors of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) appointed Jorge Nasarre López this afternoon, at the proposal of President Francesc Antich, as the new director of the public body that manages the ports of general interest of the Balearic archipelago.
The Port of La Savina now has a new building for use by the Formentera Fishermen’s Guild paid for by the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB). The work was completed this January and was received today by the APB. This process ended with the visit of an inspector from the Ministry of Transports, Mobility and Urban Agenda (MITMA), who was able to verify, after a tour of the new facilities, which the work carried out complied with the project.
The Fishermen’s Guild will manage this space as a concession, which will soon be operational.
The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) completed the works on the promenade of the port of Alcúdia that extend the pedestrian promenade to the Maritime Station. This intervention included the urban improvement of the sections assigned to the public port area of the streets Teodor Canet and Gabriel Roca, through a tender for a project amounting to 802,968.25 euros and with a duration of seven months.
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The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has today taken delivery of two major works in the port of Palma and another has been partially put into service for public use, for a total amount of nearly 31 million euros. These include the refurbishment of building no. 3 of the Moll Vell, the improvement of the operation and port-city environment in the Molinar de Levante dock and the partial commissioning for public use of the expansion of the esplanade of the Poniente Norte quay.
One of the projects presented by the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) to the call for grants "Ports 4.0" Fund will receive funding from the Distribution Committee of the Interport Compensation Fund in 2021. The chosen idea, called CICERO, which has been developed by Garau Ingenieros, substantially improves the quality of port waters and was considered one of the best, more specifically the fifth of the 125 presented.
Thanks to this grant of 15,000 euros, a proof of concept will be developed for six months in the port of Palma.
The Balearic Islands Port Authority (APB) completed the restoration of the floor slabs of La Creu lighthouse, in Port de Sóller. The work consisted mainly of inserting metal beams to reinforce the first-floor slab, which was in poor condition. In addition, the interior walls were adapted, windows and blinds were replaced and façades were repaired.
The intervention contract was awarded to the company VIGALCO for a total of €208,412.18 and a term of 75 days.
The Board of Directors of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has recently approved the acquisition of the Isla Plana from the Ministry of Defence, for an amount of 318,631 euros. Previously, the APB had already agreed to incorporate this islet into the service area of the port of Maó through its inclusion in the Delimitation of Port Areas and Uses (DEUP) which is pending final approval.
The objective of its purchase is the refurbishment of the existing buildings and their use as an ecological sailing school - traditional sailing (lateen sailing).
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The ports of Eivissa and La Savina undertake to repair damage to the paintwork of their exterior facilities within 12 working hours.
The new contract, awarded to APIMOSA, began on 9 March and will have a duration of 2 years with a possible extension of two more, and is valued at 424,615 euros. The service includes refurbishing the surface of railings, benches, structures, enclosures and other metal furniture and ornamental elements (grilles, anchors, lights, litter bins...). Work is also carried out on horizontal traffic signs and interior and exterior walls.
During March, the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has started the strategic environmental study for the Special Plan for the Port of Eivissa. This study, entrusted to a technical design office, is being carried out at the request of the Balearic Islands Environmental Commission, and will form part of the procedure for the creation of the Special Plan, which the APB will be able to complete once the Definition of the Port Area and its Uses (DEUP) has been approved.
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