THE PORT OF VIGO PRESENTS A ROADMAP FOR THE DECARBONISATION OF THE FLEET IN BRUSSELS

THE PORT OF VIGO PRESENTS A ROADMAP FOR THE DECARBONISATION OF THE FLEET IN BRUSSELS

May 14, 2024, 3:00:00 PM

A delegation from the APV, led by its president, Carlos Botana, meets with the EU Energy Transition Partnership. It put forward a series of proposals related to the most suitable energy sources for each type of maritime fleet, as well as the prototypes necessary to facilitate this transition towards sustainable energy.

APV AND DIPUTACIÓN DE PONTEVEDRA EXPLORE POTENTIAL COLLABORATION AIMING TO REVITALIZE THE CENTRAL AREA OF THE PORT

APV AND DIPUTACIÓN DE PONTEVEDRA EXPLORE POTENTIAL COLLABORATION AIMING TO REVITALIZE THE CENTRAL AREA OF THE PORT

Apr 30, 2024, 6:00:00 PM

• The highest port authority, Carlos Botana, held an initial institutional meeting with the vice president, Luisa Sánchez.

APV AND WORKERS' COMMITTEE AGREE ON AN INTRAENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM AIMED AT EMPLOYEES

APV AND WORKERS' COMMITTEE AGREE ON AN INTRAENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM AIMED AT EMPLOYEES

Mar 20, 2024, 12:00:00 PM

• It aims to recognize the work and experience of the workforce and support their entrepreneurial spirit in prototyping specific solutions to social, economic, and environmental challenges. • The "APVIGO INTRAEMPRENDE" Program consists of four phases: training; entrepreneurial idea contest; entrepreneurship pre-incubator for the ideation and prototyping of the business idea; and prototype testing at the Port of Vigo. • The idea contest will be launched in the coming days, and interested parties will have a maximum of 30 days to submit their applications. The pre-incubator will last for 6 months from the selection and publication of the winners.

PORT OF VIGO AND UNIVERSITY OF VIGO AGREE TO PROMOTE OCEAN CULTURE AMONG SOCIETY THROUGH THE MERGING OF URBAN ART AND SCIENCE

PORT OF VIGO AND UNIVERSITY OF VIGO AGREE TO PROMOTE OCEAN CULTURE AMONG SOCIETY THROUGH THE MERGING OF URBAN ART AND SCIENCE

Dec 21, 2023, 9:37:00 AM

• The President of the Port Authority of Vigo, Carlos Botana, and the Rector of the University of Vigo, Manuel Joaquín Reigosa, have signed a collaboration agreement laying the groundwork for the joint realization of the 3rd edition of the Scientists Meet Artists program. • The agreement between both entities aims to make this initiative more appealing to the people of Vigo, increasing its impact and visibility while enhancing interaction between the port and the city. • The building of the Real Club Náutico de Vigo has become the canvas on which artist Delio Rodríguez has created a mural of urban art focusing on ocean observation. The goal is to visualize and disseminate aspects related to the marine world.

THE PORT OF VIGO LAUNCHES AN ACTION PLAN TO STRENGTHEN ITS HISTORICAL LEADERSHIP IN FISHING

THE PORT OF VIGO LAUNCHES AN ACTION PLAN TO STRENGTHEN ITS HISTORICAL LEADERSHIP IN FISHING

Dec 14, 2023, 1:22:00 PM

• Carlos Botana presents a series of initiatives to the Advisory Council and the Regional Ministry of the Sea, which will be previously agreed upon with the sector. • A commitment to initiate a process of reinvention and modernization to become a worldwide reference. • El Berbés users join forces to seek solutions and express their full willingness to collaborate in revitalizing fishing activity. • The Regional Ministry of the Sea approves the new plan, recognizing the importance of fishing for Galicia and Vigo.

THE PORTS OF THE ATLANTIC AREA WILL INVESTIGATE THE USE OF TECHNOLOGIES BASED ON GREEN HYDROGEN FROM MARINE ENERGY AND OTHER RENEWABLE SOURCES

THE PORTS OF THE ATLANTIC AREA WILL INVESTIGATE THE USE OF TECHNOLOGIES BASED ON GREEN HYDROGEN FROM MARINE ENERGY AND OTHER RENEWABLE SOURCES

Nov 30, 2023, 1:43:00 PM

• The project involves 11 partners from various public and private entities in Spain, France, Ireland, and Portugal, part of the transportation and bioenergy ecosystem. • The EnergyLab Technological Center, leading the project, and the Port of Vigo will conduct pilot tests to assess the feasibility of using hydrogen as fuel for port fleet vehicles and methanol for potential use in ships.

THE PORT OF VIGO WILL COLLABORATE WITH THE BLUE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION TO PROMOTE BLUE TRAINING

THE PORT OF VIGO WILL COLLABORATE WITH THE BLUE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION TO PROMOTE BLUE TRAINING

Nov 23, 2023, 11:08:00 AM

In its effort to bring the Port closer to the City, the Port Authority of Vigo has agreed to collaborate with the Blue Education Association to bring the sea and its potential closer to the public.

THE BLUEFISHING TRAINING PROJECT HOLDS ITS CLOSING EVENT TO ENHANCE THE PROFESSIONALIZATION OF EXTRACTIVE FISHING IN THE ATLANTIC REGION

THE BLUEFISHING TRAINING PROJECT HOLDS ITS CLOSING EVENT TO ENHANCE THE PROFESSIONALIZATION OF EXTRACTIVE FISHING IN THE ATLANTIC REGION

Sep 25, 2023, 2:00:00 PM

It has been led by the Port Authority of Vigo and supported by the Cooperative of Fishing Shipowners of the Port of Vigo, the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN), the University of Vigo, and the Institute for Sustainable Business Growth (ICSEM). It has contributed to strengthening skills and lifelong learning in the extractive fishing sector by presenting an analysis of the mismatch between education and the labor market, identifying training deficiencies for current positions, and enabling anticipation of future needs. A total of 13 training pathways have been designed, with a significant impact, providing training to 238 individuals, including 150 professionals in the fishing sector.

The 4th edition of Blue Week will host a sea of culture, sports, and tradition in the Ría de Vigo.

The 4th edition of Blue Week will host a sea of culture, sports, and tradition in the Ría de Vigo.

Sep 14, 2023, 11:00:00 AM

• The event, organized by the Nautical Cluster of Ría de Vigo, will take place from September 30th to October 8th at various locations in the Ría. • Sports, culture, leisure, and tradition come together to fill a program that promises not to leave anyone indifferent.

THE PORT OF VIGO HOSTS THE 3RD FISHING INSPECTOR TRAINING COURSE LED BY FAO

THE PORT OF VIGO HOSTS THE 3RD FISHING INSPECTOR TRAINING COURSE LED BY FAO

Sep 11, 2023, 12:00:00 PM

• Strengthens its collaboration with the FAO as a training center for combating illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing, reaffirming its commitment to promoting sustainability in the global fisheries sector and ports. • Over the course of three weeks, it will host a total of 16 inspectors from Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Peru, Honduras, Mexico, Uruguay, and Panama. They will learn from international experts as well as teams from the Xunta de Galicia and the General Secretariat of Fisheries about tools and practices that they can apply in their respective countries.

THE WELFARE COMMITTEE OF THE PORT OF VIGO, A NOMINEE FOR THE IAPH SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS

THE WELFARE COMMITTEE OF THE PORT OF VIGO, A NOMINEE FOR THE IAPH SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS

Aug 21, 2023, 3:00:00 PM

Promoting inclusion and well-being for maritime workers The Port Authority once again vies for the coveted Port Oscars in the 'Community Building' category alongside Stella Maris. The promoters of the Port Welfare Committee aim to extend this initiative worldwide through the FAO's Blue Fishing Ports project.

VIGO PORT AUTHORITY AND JULES VERNE SOCIETY COLLABORATE TO PROMOTE CULTURAL ACTIVITIES LINKING JULIO VERNE WITH HIS PORT

VIGO PORT AUTHORITY AND JULES VERNE SOCIETY COLLABORATE TO PROMOTE CULTURAL ACTIVITIES LINKING JULIO VERNE WITH HIS PORT

Aug 20, 2023, 9:40:00 AM

• The President of Vigo Port Authority, Carlos Botana, met with the Jules Verne Society to explore collaboration avenues and joint efforts to highlight the connection between Julio Verne, Vigo, and its port. • The 5th Jules Verne World Congress will be held in Vigo in 2028, coinciding with the writer's bicentennial.