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The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has started the replacement and improvement works on the foundations of the dock pontoons. The project entails the replacement of six pontoons that were in a bad condition and could have collapsed, for new reinforced-concrete slabs, specifically designed for current environmental conditions.

La Savina

The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has today carried out a drill on the containment of marine pollution in the zone 1 sheltered waters at the Port of La Savina.

The exercise consisted of simulating a hypothetical oil spill from a tanker at the commercial quay, where the petrol station at this port is located. In order to contain this spill, a 150-metre barrier against marine pollution was placed, which the APB expressly purchased for this port.


The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has completed the improvement and refurbishment works on the Torreón de Paraires tower in the Port of Palma.
The project consisted of rebuilding the internal and external structure of the Paraires turret, which was in a poor condition, in order to recover a heritage asset in the Port of Palma.


The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has put to tender a two-year contract that can be extended for another two years for the maintenance of the lighthouses, beacons and buoys it manages on the Balearic Islands. The invitation to tender was published in the Official State Gazette on 16 December 2017 and the deadline for proposals is fixed for 2 February 2018 at 14:00.


Yesterday, in a meeting held at its Palma office, the Board of Directors of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) rejected the term extension and the additional prolongation requested regarding the administrative concession of public port domain for the "management of recreational boat mooring points at the Pantalán de la Cuarentena dock at the Port of Palma". The holder of the concession is Tanit Ibiza Port, S.A.


The mobile payment service for the car parks of the APB at the Port of Palma has today come into operation. Users will be able to pay through the application of the payment platform called Telpark, available for smartphones, on which the port area can be found.

The launch of this system responds to a petition made by Palma City Council to integrate the port area into the limited parking area of the city, which already uses this new payment method. Users can easily pay using their mobile phones by following a few simple steps.


The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has recently purchased a new vehicle for the fleet of the Port of Palma. The vehicle is a 100% electric NISSAN E-NV200 EVALIA, which will be used for services relating to the Port Police.

This vehicle replaces a Citroen Xsara Picasso, which was in poor condition, and it reflects the Port Authority's commitment to renewable energy and the environment. The APB plans to gradually update its fleet with electric vehicles.


The president of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB), Joan Gual de Torrella, presented the project of the marine terminal for traffic between Ibiza and Formentera during the annual meeting held today by the Navigation and Port Council of the Port of Ibiza, during which he also discussed other important issues with the port community.


The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has finished the improvement and refurbishment work on Harbour Station No. 1 at the Port of Palma. This development drive addresses the need to provide a solution to the waterproofing problems at the facilities which was leading to water leaking in and the formation of drops on the ceiling. All of this led to certain discomfort for the users of the Harbour Station.


The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has launched an adaptation and improvement plan regarding anchorage for the direct management berths in several areas of Portitxol, San Magín and Ca’n Barbarà at the Port of Palma.

With an investment of 351,711 euros and a four-month execution period, the works will provide berth users with a renovated and up-to-date infrastructure for their boats.

In the Portitxol area, prior to starting the works, the floor area was cleaned in order to guarantee suitable progress of the works.



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