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The President of the Government, Francina Armengol, and the Mayor of Palma, José Hila, today visited the remodelling work on Palma’s new promenade, accompanied by the President of the Balearic Islands Port Authority (APB), Jaume Colom, and the head of Planning and Infrastructures of the APB, Antoni Ginard. The latter explained to those present the phases into which the intervention will be divided and different mobility-related issues.

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The signposting and preparation for the scheduled pruning and felling of some trees on Palma’s Maritime Promenade has begun this morning. This first clearing phase will last until 30 December and mainly affects the median line in front of the Balearic Oceanographic Centre. Subsequently, from 2 to 5 January 2023, a new phase will be started that involves reserving space for further felling in the area in front of the Gran Melià Victoria.

More trees, palm trees and gardens

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The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has brought to a close a year of commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the body that gave rise to the APB, the Port of Palma Board of Works, with an institutional event attended by representatives of civil society, the port community and political authorities. Among them were the president of the Government, Francina Armengol; the president of Puertos del Estado, Álvaro Rodríguez Dapena, the delegate of the Government, Aina Calvo and the president of the Parliament of the Balearic Islands, Vicenç Thomàs, and others.

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The Board of Directors of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has agreed in ordinary session to choose the company Estrella Rental Houses as the most advantageous solution in the public tender called for the management of a bar-cafeteria-restaurant in the maritime station of the port of Alcúdia.

This company will then operate two premises integrated in the building, on two floors, with a surface area of 109 square metres, one of 49 square metres on the ground floor for a bar-cafeteria and the other of 60 square metres on the mezzanine floor for a restaurant.

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The order of the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda has been published today in the Official State Gazette (BOE) appointing Jaume Colom Adrover as the new president of the Port Authority (APB), replacing Francesc Antich Oliver.


Representatives of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) and Palma City Council met today with the stakeholders involved in the remodelling of the new Promenade to raise various mobility-related issues. The meeting was attended by the councillor for Infrastructures and Accessibility, Angélica Pastor, and the head of Planning and Infrastructures of the APB, Antoni Ginard.

Cort explained that two plots of land have been identified in the area that will be used as temporary park-and-ride lots with a capacity for 950 vehicles.

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As the low season arrives, the port's operational needs are fewer, so from tomorrow, 22 November, until 15 March, the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB), in collaboration with Eivissa Town Council, will set up an additional parking area on Avda. Santa Eulàlia in Eivissa, next to the Ribera Poniente quay and opposite the Formentera Maritime Station and the Club Náutico Ibiza yacht club.

As in previous years, this area that is made available to citizens to solve the problem of finding parking in the city centre during the winter.



As planned, the works for the remodelling of Palma's promenade began this Friday, 18 November, one month after the signing of the contract with the joint venture between the Mallorcan companies Melchor Mascaró, Vopsa, Urbient and Aglomsa, and the day after the pre-construction review document was signed.

Once the planning meetings of the agents involved in the work terminated, the first signs and barriers were installed late in the morning in the Paraires area.



The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) is hosting the 5th Technical Conference on Port Archives, entitled "The archive, a time capsule", starting today. For two days, experts in port archiving and researchers will present their points of view on the general characteristics and strategic dimension of the documentary collections of port archives. First of all, the director of the Arxiu del Regne de Mallorca, Ricard Urgell, will review the existing documentation on the port of the city of Palma between the 15th and 18th centuries.

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The president of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB), Francesc Antich, today formally asked the president of the Autonomous Community of the Balearic Islands, Francina Armengol, to accept his resignation from the post due to health issues that prevent him from continuing with his commitment at the head of the port authority, and to pass this request on to the Governing Council.

Francesc Antich submitted his resignation this morning through the registry of the autonomous administration, which will come into effect at the end of November.



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