Yesterday, in an ordinary session, the Board of Directors of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has approved the contract to be signed between the APB and the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-UPC) for the development of a plan for adaptation to climate change for APB ports. The resulting research will determine the impacts of climate change and develop a specific adaptation plan.
The shipping company FRS will start operating the Eivissa - La Savina route from today, 28 June, consolidating its entry into the coastal waters of the Balearic Islands after the launch of the Alcudia-Ciutadella route on 26 May. The new connection will be made with the fast ferry 'San Gwann', which makes the crossing in 30 minutes.
The 'San Gwann' has the capacity to carry up to 427 passengers, and offers free WiFi and a cocktail-bar service on board.
The water surface cleaning and pollution control service in the ports of Eivissa and La Savina has shown a positive balance for the first six months of service, during which it has removed 1,266 kg of waste, with an average of 8.67 kg per day. The concessionaire, Patena Pitiusas, will prepare a six-monthly report for monitoring the evolution of the cleaning and the difference between the summer and winter seasons.
The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has offered its facilities at the port of La Savina (Formentera) to host two master classes given by wellness expert and international yogi Xuan Lan, scheduled for International Yoga Day 2021: Brahma sunset yoga: back to the essence and 108 sun salutations.
The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) is going to intensify the control of compliance with the regulations concerning mooring authorisations in the port of La Savina, with the aim of guaranteeing safe port operations and offering the best service to passengers.
The president and director of the Balearic Islands Port Authority (APB), Francesc Antich and Jorge Nasarre López, and the president and secretary of the Balearic Islands branch of the Association of Civil Engineers, Juan Antonio Esteban Rodríguez and José Alejandro Asensi López, respectively, inaugurated a new exhibition, dedicated to the work carried out over the last half century on the lighthouses and navigation aid systems of the Balearic Islands.
2,563 km travelled and 561 kg of CO2 less in the atmosphere. These are the figures produced by the CicloGreen sustainable mobility pilot project during the month of April. Some thirty employees of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) took part in this 30-day challenge, whose main objective was to promote sustainable mobility within the organisation in an effort to reduce CO2 emissions from transport.
Employees preferred the bicycle as a means of transport, although they also walked, used public transport, carpooling or electric vehicles.
The new playground at the port of La Savina, funded by the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (PAB), is now open to the public and provides to the citizens with an area located on the promenade of the Marina next to the Formentera Mar tower.
The playground is intended for children aged 5 to 12 and includes all safety measures required in the manufacture, installation, inspection and maintenance of the park by the European standards UNE-EN 1176 and UNE-EN1177. In addition, the playground equipment chosen is built with materials resistant to marine environments.
Further strengthening of cooperation between the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) and the Consell de Mallorca, through the signing of an agreement on fire protection and firefighting, rescue and public safety in the port of Alcúdia. The aim of the agreement is to increase the technical collaboration of the APB and the Bombers de Mallorca in order to raise safety levels in the port area of Alcúdia and to make the most of the resources and means available.
Technology and innovationTransport and infrastructure
The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB), together with more than fifty of its stakeholders, has started to reflect on the innovative initiatives taken by the organisation. All this has materialised today in the presentation of the port innovation ecosystem, in which the president of the APB, Francesc Antich, the director, Jorge Nasarre, and the head of the Quality, Environment, Innovation and CSR department, Jorge Martín, took part.
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