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Tenerife Port Agrees On Concession To Petróleos De Canarias, SA

Tenerife port agrees on concession to Petróleos de Canarias, SA

Source: Autoridad Portuaria de Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Tenerife, Spain (PortSEurope) December 1, 2020 – The Board of Directors of the Port Authority of Santa Cruz de Tenerife agreed the administrative concession to Petróleos de Canarias, SA (PETROCAN) for the occupation of an area of ​​120,632 m² in Granadilla, surface area destined to the installation of a factory for the storage and supply of aviation fuel, bunker activity and strategic reserves, which could
make it possible to move CEPSA’s facilities at the Santa Cruz de Tenerife refinery. The works, expected to be carried out in said concession, granted for a period of 35 years, have the corresponding basic project and, within a maximum period of twelve months after the concession has been notified, the concessionaire must present the construction project for the pertinent approval of the Port Authority of Tenerife. Once this agreement is received, and in accordance with the specifications, PETROCAN will have two months to start the works that will be carried out within a maximum period of 20 months. The storage plant will have an area of ​​118,451.40 m², the surface pipelines will reach 1,692 and the underground will be developed in 488.83 m². The president of Puertos de Tenerife, Carlos González, stated that their commitment to the new dock is being defined, with €33.4 million allocated for 2021 and €37.7 million for 2022, in accordance with the 2021 Business Plan recently agreed with Puertos del Estado. Also in the session, the agreement of the Government of the Canary Islands was reported on the appointment of Pilar Parra Serrano as representative of the General State Administration in place of Ana María García López, who had been holding that position. It was agreed to review the Internal Emergency and Self-Protection plans of all the ports dependent on the Port Authority, documents whose purpose is to establish the necessary collaboration and coordination criteria between the maritime and port authorities to guarantee a effective response in the management of emergencies. Source: Autoridad Portuaria de Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Port Authority of Tenerife) Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2020.

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