Tavira, Portugal (PortSEurope) August 21, 2017 – Portugal’s government has presented a €2.5 million ($2.9 million) project for the construction of a dock and a ro-ro ramp at Tavira island, located just a few hundred metres off the coast of the southern town of Tavira.
The project is intended to improve the safety and comfort conditions for the transport of passengers and unloading of vehicles at the island, the Portuguese Environment Minister, João Pedro Matos Fernandes, said during the presentation.
“The project will allow greater comfort and safety for those who want to go to the beach on the island. Three entities have joined forces to finance it, the competition is already present and we have created conditions to give greater comfort to those who go to the island and to the beach, “he added.
Tavira is a Portuguese town and municipality, capital of the Costa do Acantilado, situated in the east of the Algarve on the south coast of Portugal. It is 28 kilometres east of Faro and 75 kilometres west of Huelva across the Río Grande into Spain.
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