The prizewinners of the popular Painting and Photography Contest run by the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) have now been selected.
The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (PAB) has recently taken on a number of building projects in the port of Palma, for a total of three million euros. This includes the construction of a Duque de Alba on the platform of the western dock (Dique del Oeste) for docking of ships exceeding 130 meters in length. The increasing size of vessels arriving at the port of Palma has prompted the need for the installation of this fixed point mooring, 65 meters from the pier. This mooring can berth vessels of up to 200 meters, on the western alignment of the platform attached to the Dique del Oeste. The installation of the Duque de Alba has been given a budget of more than 795,000 euros.Besides this, seven other projects have been accepted, including a new tent for passenger services on the western (Poniente) docks improvement of the air conditioning installations of Passenger Terminal 2 and a new roof on Passenger Termainal 3, on the Paraires piers the paving of the road of Dique del Oeste and the upgrading of the Can Barbara bridge, as well as, the qualification of logistics lodgings and the improvement of the pavement and illumination of the interior road of the naval base of Portopí.