Over the next four years, the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has agreed to allocate an annual €189,000 to detecting and repairing leaks in the Port of Palma’s water supply. This project is part of the APB's initiative to optimise the efficiency of the drinking water network, which began in 2016 with the implementation of a Smart Metering Network (SMN). This system provides real time information on consumption and minimises losses generated by incidents in the network.
The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has implemented a remote control system for the different lighthouses, beacons and buoys which permits remote operation of these signals, managing alarms as well as displaying the state of their components to ensure they function correctly.
The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands' (APB) Board of Directors has appointed Marc Pons Pons as its Deputy Chairman. Pons is the Balearic Island Government's Minister of Mobility and Housing and represents the Balearic Islands' Government on the APB's Board of Directors. Marc Pons will occupy the position of Deputy Chairman on a temporary basis until a new chairperson is appointed.
The Port of Palma adds a further 16 charging points for electric vehicles and installs a new grey water and sewage suction system for vessels used in yacht charters. These improvements are the result of an investment of €1,786,274 made by the company La Lonja Marina Charter S.L., after the extension of its concession was approved.
The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has completed the restoration of the wooden walkway that runs along Cales Fonts in the Port of Mahon, maintaining the slab quay-type and a traditional style adapted to the surroundings. At the same time, the walkway has been widened by a further 2.5 m.
The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) aims to convert all the passenger terminals in the five public ports it manages to run on renewable energy. This process has started with the design of the future passenger terminal in the Port of Ibiza for traffic to and from Formentera. The project is being developed so that it becomes a prototype for a self-sufficient building in terms of energy. The passenger terminals in Alcudia, La Savina and the EM6 in Palma are also moving towards sustainability, with work underway since June to make the energy they consume renewable.
The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands' (APB) 2019 Annual and Sustainability Reports, which were recently published and are available on its website, www.portsdebalears.com, show a new growth trend in both goods and passenger traffic, as well as in the investments made.
The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) is launching a campaign in the Port of Mahon to raise awareness about the need to save water, aimed at recreational sailing users. This is one of the measures the APB has adopted as part of its commitment to support the United Nations Global Compact and 2030 Agenda.
Over the next four years, the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) will be allocating €866,000 to cleaning the water surface and the detection, control and clean-up of pollution caused by spills of any kind in the ports of Ibiza and La Savina.
The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands' (APB) Board of Directors agreed today to put out to public tender the management of the moorings in the small boat dock at the Port of La Savina and file the concession request made by the Formentera Yacht Club.
At the meeting held this afternoon in the Port of Palma, the Board of Directors also agreed to communicate this decision to the applicants and reply to the various letters in which some of the companies participating in the concession request procedure had requested information and clarification on the matter.
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