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This morning, Joana Maria Adrover, Councillor of Tourism, Business and Employment, and Joan Gual de Torrella, President of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands, revealed the new tourism information office, located at Harbour Station number 2 at the Port of Palma. The project is the result of a collaboration between both institutions. The APB has formed a part of the Foundation's board since 2012.


The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has awarded a total of €264,826 in incentives to six companies in recognition of their good environmental practices in 2018. In compliance with its environmental policy, the APB has rewarded efforts by companies operating at the general ports of interest that improve their port activity in a bid to enhance environmental protection.


The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has guaranteed moorers at Alcudiamar marina that they can continue to use these facilities in the port of general interest of Alcudia until 2030, in line with the new conditions of the extension of the concession period that begins today.

Representatives of the APB yesterday attended a meeting called by Alcudiamar to explain the situation of the concession once the initial term, which began in 1988, ends. Today marks the first day of the 12-year extension of the concession for Alcudiamar.


The certifying organisation AENOR has awarded six certifications of Quality, Environmental Management and Safety and Health at Work to the Alcudiamar yacht facilities, Colonia Sant Pere Yacht Club and Fornells Yacht Club at the headquarters of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) of the port of Palma this afternoon, which certify that they meet the requirements of internationally recognised standards, reflecting best practices.


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”.


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.


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 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.



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