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Barcelona’s Marina Port Vell has presented a new €20 million investment plan involving the remodelling of parts of the marina to enhance its capacity and strengthen its specialised services for large vessels.
This new phase of greater specialisation began in July 2021 with the launch of a new corporate image, which serves to consolidate the marina’s identity. The next step is the implementation of the investment project, which will strengthen the marina’s positioning in the market.
Marina Port Vell will carry out remodelling work at its facilities, consisting of three large-scale projects: reconfiguration of the marina basin, a landscaping project, and the installation of a new bunkering system.
As part of the marina’s desire to specialise in providing superyachts with quality services, the marina basin will be rearranged, replacing berths for small vessels with more space for superyachts. The work that will be undertaken on the marina basin, across a surface area of 8,531 sqm, will allow the marina to further its specialisation in large vessels with a total of 23 new berths for vessels with a length of up to 70 metres (229 feet).
The plan of action also includes a landscaping project to create more green space to make the facilities more attractive and inviting. This project, which will affect a total of 17,637 sqm, will be implemented at the Sota Muralla, Dipòsit, Barceloneta, España and Rellotge quays.
The project also allows for the renovation and enlargement of existing paving and the reconfiguration of vehicle lanes, areas for pedestrians, and parking spaces. In line with the goal of becoming a sustainable marina and providing clients with high-quality services, new rapid charging points for electric vehicles will also be installed as part of the innovative landscaping project.
A new bunkering system for clients will also be installed at berths to enhance client services and improve the safety of the infrastructure. Four diesel oil tanks with a capacity of 160,000 litres will be reconditioned and ten refuelling points, connected to the diesel oil thrust pipe, will be installed.
Finally, as part of Marina Port Vell’s commitment to sustainability, the marina will implement a sustainability plan. This will guarantee that in the future Marina Port Vell will continue to be a sustainable, safe and innovative marina with quality services, in line with the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, which are also referred to in the Strategic Plan of the Port of Barcelona, and the goals of the city of Barcelona itself.
Marina Port Vell clients have at their disposal all the services required to enjoy a unique experience in the city of Barcelona and at the marina itself. Both yacht owners, captains and crews can enjoy a range of activities at the marina as well as gastronomic experiences in the city, among other services that make the marina an exclusive place in the heart of a great city.
For more information, visit Marina Port Vell.
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