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The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) is part of a consortium subsidised by the European Commission to launch the "Port Forward" project - within the "Port of the Future" initiative - and today the port of Palma has received visits from some of the consortium members to learn more about the operation and management of new technologies in the APB.


The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has awarded the first prize (€20,000) of the ideas competition regarding the remodelling of the Contramuelle-Mollet at the Port of Palma to the team comprising architects Pere Rabassa and Toni Forteza, and engineer Toni Ramos, for its proposal entitled “Rambla de mar”. The second prize was jointly awarded to the proposal of engineer Javier Bespín and architect Josep Wennberg, entitled “A port obert”, and to that of the architects Juan Palencia and Marta Colón de Carvajal and the engineer Noelia Ruano, entitled “La mar es mi tierra”.


Access to Plaza des Martell at the Port of Ibiza has been restricted, limiting its use to pedestrians. The aim of this measure is to protect the public space from possible damage caused by inappropriate use and to preserve pedestrian tranquillity and safety.

The decision was made as a result of verifying, from its launch, a progressive rise in diverse damage sustained, both on pavements and on existing street furniture, among others.


The Board of Directors of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has approved the tender process, including the social clauses of the specifications that were agreed to with the Council of Mahon, relating to the management of the Cós Nou dry dock at the Port of Mahon.


The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has put two works contracts for the port of Mahon out to tender, which together add up to more than five million euros. One is for the refurbishment of the Levante dock and the other is for the construction of a lift connecting the port to the city.


The Chairman of the Balearic Islands Port Authority, Joan Gual de Torrella, and the Chairman of the Island Council of Formentera, Jaume Ferrer, have formalised this morning the donation of a fire engine to the Formentera Fire Brigade, with a signing ceremony at the Balearic Islands Port Authority central offices in Palma.


The committee of experts has convened today at the headquarters of the Balearic Port Authority (APB). It is tasked with evaluating the candidate teams in order to produce the construction project of the new refurbishment of the Seafront Promenade of Palma. A total of seven proposals were presented based on the preliminary design produced by the Town Hall of Palma to convert the current port road into a pedestrian-friendly boulevard.


During the course of the round table organised at the 2018 Sea Trade Cruise Med fair in Lisbon, the President of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB), Joan Gual de Torrella, has backed specialist services by each of the agents who intervene in the cruise tourism sector. In this way, Gual explained that the APB offers a service to shipping companies, and the destination area is responsible for creating and providing a complementary tourist service.


The University of the Balearic Islands (UIB) has completed the fieldwork to study the status of the Posidonia oceanica in the external waters (zone II) of the five ports of general interest managed by the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) (Palma, Alcudia, Mahon, Ibiza and la Savina) and is concluding the analysis of the factors that could affect its proper maintenance and the protection of biodiversity.


The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has purchased a total of ten electric scooters for its fleet of vehicles, four of which are for the port police service at the port of Palma, three for the port of Ibiza (one for maintenance purposes and two for the port police), two for the port police at the port of La Savina and, lastly, one unit for the port police at the port of Mahon.



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