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Ports Of Tenerife Strengthens The Infrastructure For Naval Repair In The Eastern Dock

Ports of Tenerife strengthens the infrastructure for naval repair in the eastern dock

Source: Autoridad Portuaria de Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain (PortSEurope) December 17, 2021 – The Board of Directors of the Port Authority of Santa Cruz de Tenerife has agreed to expand the area of ​​the administrative concession held by Tenerife Shipyards SA in the port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife in order to install a floating dock and the accessory facilities for its operation. The operator will
see the 12,048 m² plot of land that it currently has under concession in the East Dike of the port of Tenerife expanded by 27,448 m², where it has installed a naval repair center through an administrative concession granted in May 2015. More specifically, of these 27,448 m², 23,558.74 m² correspond to the water surface, 2,074.62 m² with land area in the first alignment and 1,785.17 m² in the second alignment The procedure that today culminates with the authorization of the Port Administration Council began in 2019 with the request by Tenerife Shipyards SA for the substantial modification of its administrative concession by occupying a larger area of ​​public port domain. The president of the Port Authority of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Carlos González, today highlighted the importance of this agreement “which will enable the arrival at the capital’s port of a floating dock whose activity could be a catalyst for naval repair in our port ”. It should be remembered that the reactivation of this activity as a means of generating business has been one of the priority objectives of the management of the Ports of Tenerife, having taken a first step that is expected to be completed by also developing it in the port of Granadilla. The concession procedure that has lasted for just over two years has involved procedures such as the submission to public information of the request for modification of the concession, simplified environmental impact assessment process of the project, the issuance of various reports both by from different areas of this Port Authority as well as from the Maritime Captaincy itself and the Corporation of Pilots of the port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, on the possible impact on operators around a floating dock and the availability of land in the requested area. Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2021.

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