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Port Of Cartagena Awards Access Works Contract

Port of Cartagena awards access works contract

Cartagena, Spain (PortSEurope) April 6, 2021 – Etosa Obras y Servicios Building has been awarded a €512,838 contract to renovate a length of approximately 310 meters and an area of ​​more than 5,000 m² the circulation of vehicles. The works to improve access to the Isaac Peral and Príncipe Felipe docks in the Escombreras Dock will begin shortly and will have a duration of 4
months, which will allow the renovation of two docks through which a high volume of heavy vehicles circulate daily.  “A much-needed work in two docks for our main traffics such as solid bulks, liquid bulks and LNG, where there is a forecast of growth with the expansion of the Príncipe Felipe dock that we are executing. This work will allow us to bring in new traffics to continue positioning the port as a European benchmark ”, said the president of Autoridad Portuaria de Cartagena (APC – Port Authority of Cartagena), Yolanda Muñoz, in the Port Authority’s commitment to reactivate the economy. In addition, new LED lighting will be installed, with 18 street lamps, and solar panels, within the sustainability strategy to improve energy efficiency and contribute to climate change, which will allow to provide service to the network of current and future facilities of the Authority Port. Finally, the cleaning and improvement of the surface drainage elements, the renewal of the vertical and horizontal signage, the improvement of the pedestrian pavement of the entrance control and the installation of a state-of-the-art gauging station powered by solar panels has been planned. . The works are included in the Immediate Action Plan for Economic Recovery promoted by the Port Authority, which involves an investment of 200 million euros, divided into 5 blocks, with 12 lines that include 50 actions. Source: Autoridad Portuaria de Cartagena (APC – Port Authority of Cartagena) Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2021.

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