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The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has installed twelve solar-powered compacting bins in the Port of Palma as part of a technological innovation pilot scheme designed to make waste management more efficient. The bins allow for separate collection of light packaging, municipal solid waste, paper and cardboard.


The Board of Directors of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has this afternoon selected the bid submitted by Med Sea Yacht Services, SL, as the most advantageous of the ones presented in the public tender to run the Cós Nou dry dock in the Port of Mahon for the next 23 years.

Med Sea Yacht Services will manage a total of 35,000 square metres of public port area, of which 29,000 square metres are land and the rest water. The lease charge plus improvements comes to some €200,000 per year while the operations charge will be 4% of turnover.


The prizewinners of the popular Painting and Photography Contest run by the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) have now been selected. The contest is organised annually by the port authority in collaboration with the Círculo de Bellas Artes in Palma de Mallorca and is very well received by the public, with €8,000 in prizes up for grabs.


The Official State Gazette (BOE) today published the decision by the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) Board of Directors to put out to tender the management of its historic building on the Old Quay in the Port of Palma and its conversion into a “port-city” interpretation centre. The APB’s historic headquarters is currently being remodelled to turn it into a public facility and it will subsequently be run via an administrative concession.


The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has begun the final stage of enhancing the Port of La Savina following the end of the tourism high season and with the intention of completing it before the next summer season. This new stage is divided into three parts so as to keep inconvenience for residents and users to a minimum.

Venice, Italy
Los puertos adheridos a #Cruise2030

The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) joins the "CRUISE 2030 CALL FOR ACTION" initiative, driven by the Venice port, with the aim of finding the way for industry of the cruises is compatible with the demands of the European ports.

The kick-off meeting of the Working Group, based on some of the main European Cruise ports, took place today in Venice. A representative of the International Transport Forum also attended the meeting.


The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has completed the installation of 25 air quality measuring stations in the five public ports it manages. These sensors measure the emission of gases and particulate matter into the atmosphere and noise generation in the ports of Palma, Alcudia, Mahon, Ibiza and La Savina in order to examine the environmental impact of their operations on the air.


The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has today received official recognition from Soledad Seisdedos, AENOR’s director on the Balearic Islands, that its document management system complies with standard UNE-ISO 30301:2011. The certificate was picked up by Juan Carlos Plaza, the APB’s director, and Jorge Martín, its Head of Quality, Environment, Innovation and CSR.


The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has put out to tender the first cold ironing project for providing shoreside electrical power to ferries in the Port of Palma so as to cut the gas emissions and noise produced by the ships while at berth.



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