The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has completed the installation of a children’s playground on the cruise ship quay in the port of Maó. The play area will be enclosed by fences and will have a safety floor. It has a marine theme, including a Santa Maria ship, whale and fish-shaped piers, a fortress tower and four activity panels.
It is aimed at encouraging port-city interaction through social activities for all, at the same time as being compatible with port activity, both for local residents and port users.
Port-cityEnvironment and CSRTransport and infrastructure
Work has been underway to relocate the Cladocora caespitosa colonies affected by the work on the pontoons for sports boats in Cala Corb since the beginning of June. The project, awarded to the company Tecnoambiente for 139,224.05 euros, will allow work to resume on the new walkway that will connect Cala Corb with the d’en Pons quay, which is expected to begin in November.
With this walkway, the two quays will be joined at a height of 1.2 metres above mean sea level. In addition, the new walkway will be able to accommodate around 67 small boats.
The Board of Directors of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has chosen as the best solution in the public tender for the management, under administrative authorisation, of a dry marina facility for small charter boats in the port of La Savina submitted by the company Puertos y Litorales Sostenibles, S.L.
Socio-economic developmentTransport and infrastructure
The Board of Directors of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) agreed, in its last ordinary meeting, to directly grant an administrative concession to the Maó Fishermen’s Guild for the operation of the facilities for fishing activities located in the Poniente quay area of the port of Maó.
Transport and infrastructureSocio-economic development
The Board of Directors of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has approved the specifications and clauses that will govern the public tender for the management of mooring places for charter boats at the Lonja dock in the port of Palma, which incorporates important mandatory environmental measures.
Socio-economic developmentTransport and infrastructureEnvironment and CSR
The Botafoc Maritime Station in the port of Eivissa will start functioning next Tuesday, 6 June, and will be fully operational to receive vessels entering or leaving Eivissa by sea. The first passengers to make use of the new facilities those from Baleària’s Eleanor Rosselvet ferry, which is scheduled to arrive at 7:15 p.m. from the port of Denia, bound for Barcelona.
The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) brings to light the first Annual Report of the Board of the Port of Palma, a compilation of large-scale projects such as the construction of the Extension of the Old Dock and La Lonja dock in the Port of Palma, which is the main theme of the exhibition.
Yesterday, the Board of Directors of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) approved the declaration of the APB’s commitment to the development of gender equality policies, which focuses on the importance and obligation to guarantee the real equality of women and men in organisational environments.
The rehabilitation of the protective elements of the Botafoc dock foundations, at the port of Eivissa, has begun. In the past few years, some damage to the main mantle of the dock bank had been detected and confirmed by the underwater inspections carried out as part of the APB’s five-yearly inspection programme. The objective of the project is the work carried out on the three sections of the dock (base, trunk and head) so that it is resistant to the current maritime climate, which may have changed since the original one was carried out.
The INEOS Britannia team, which is finalising its preparations in Palma for the 37th edition of the America’s Cup in 2024 in Barcelona, will extend its stay in Mallorca for three more years to prepare for future editions of the competition, as its leaders have told the Minister for the Economic Model, Tourism, Employment, Iago Negueruela, during a meeting held today in Palma.
Socio-economic developmentTechnology and innovation
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