PLÁTICAS Project Transfer Day

PLÁTICAS Project Transfer Day

Jul 26, 2023, 1:00:00 PM

The PLÁTICAS Project Transfer Day is an event that showcases results and fosters collaboration in the sustainable management of fishing and aquaculture activities along the Spanish Atlantic coast.

CARLOS BOTANA LAGARÓN TAKES OFFICE AS PRESIDENT OF THE PORT AUTHORITY OF VIGO

CARLOS BOTANA LAGARÓN TAKES OFFICE AS PRESIDENT OF THE PORT AUTHORITY OF VIGO

Jul 10, 2023, 8:43:00 AM

• He replaces Jesús Vázquez Almuiña at the helm of the institution. • Hundreds of attendees wanted to support the new port authority leader, including the President of Xunta, Alfonso Rueda; the President of Ports of the State, Álvaro Rodríguez Dapena; and the Conselleiro do Mar, Alfonso Villares. • After taking his oath of office, Botana Lagarón referred to the beginning of "a new era" that will be marked by dialogue and consensus, in which he will prioritize "active listening" to "design innovative solutions" and create "the port of the future."

International Environment Day. Conference "The energy transition of ports: improving their environmental integration"

International Environment Day. Conference "The energy transition of ports: improving their environmental integration"

May 22, 2023, 1:00:00 PM

Register for the Conference "Energy Transition of Ports: Improving Environmental Integration."

The BlueFishing Training project goes a step further to adapt the training actions to the real demand of the sector.

The BlueFishing Training project goes a step further to adapt the training actions to the real demand of the sector.

May 8, 2023, 12:00:00 PM

The project for the professionalization of the value chain in coastal and deep-sea extractive fishing in the Atlantic region, BlueFishing Training, continues to progress with the organization of sectorial tables for the validation of the training actions to be carried out within the project.

The underwater viewer of the Port of Vigo accumulates more than 7,000 visits since its opening

The underwater viewer of the Port of Vigo accumulates more than 7,000 visits since its opening

Apr 11, 2023, 1:00:00 PM

The Nautilus has received more than 7,000 visitors, including the general public, students and scientists.

The fishing sector demands greater training supply to address digital transformation.

The fishing sector demands greater training supply to address digital transformation.

Mar 21, 2023, 5:00:00 PM

• The Port of Vigo, the Cooperative of Shipowners (ARVI), the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN), the University of Vigo, and the Institute for Sustainable Business Growth (ICSEM) have joined forces this morning to hold a seminar on the training needs in the fishing sector. • A study, carried out within the framework of the BlueFishing Training project, has identified the training needs and deficiencies in the sector. • A plan for training pathways and three pilot training programs will be designed to enhance skills and lifelong learning. • The Port of Vigo is committed to education and individuals through its European strategy for sustainable blue economy, with projects such as MarENet or the promotion of professional competencies improvement in the maritime fishing field.

The port community of Vigo creates the first welfare committee of Galicia to improve the quality of life of the people of the sea.

The port community of Vigo creates the first welfare committee of Galicia to improve the quality of life of the people of the sea.

Feb 1, 2023, 5:00:00 PM

• Born under the umbrella of the sustainable blue economy strategy led by the Port Authority since 2016. • It is formed by "fundamental actors" in the maritime world who know the sector and its needs first hand, as well as by social and business groups, institutions and State Security Forces and Corps. • Vázquez Almuiña defends the importance of social sustainability and advocates for "welcoming seafarers as a big family, where no one is from outside". • The conselleira do Mar puts the Port of Vigo as an "example of social responsibility" by betting on the creation of an organization "that places the city at the forefront of port activity".

The Port of Vigo consolidates its position as a benchmark in Europe in the use of clean energies

The Port of Vigo consolidates its position as a benchmark in Europe in the use of clean energies

Jan 25, 2023, 11:00:00 AM

• The institution chaired by Vázquez Almuiña continues to advance in its European plan for sustainable Blue Economy. • The president of Puertos del Estado, Álvaro Rodríguez Dapena, and the president of the Port of Vigo, Jesús Vázquez Almuiña, presented the project to improve the energy efficiency of the Lonja or "Lonja 4.0". • It is the first large fish market in Europe to operate with renewable energies with storage, which will optimize the energy balance of the building and reduce its annual consumption by 215,000 kW. • This action is part of the Port Authority of Vigo's commitment to the environment and the defense of sustainability, through its Blue Growth strategy.

The Port of Vigo is working on the creation of its own brand to guarantee the traceability of fishery products.

The Port of Vigo is working on the creation of its own brand to guarantee the traceability of fishery products.

Nov 8, 2022, 4:00:00 PM

This initiative is part of the Blue Growth strategy of the Port of Vigo and was communicated to the sector at the last meeting of the Fresh and Frozen Fish Commission.

VIGO AND THE CANARY ISLANDS UNITED TO IMPROVE THE COMPETITIVENESS OF THE EXTRACTIVE FISHING SECTOR

VIGO AND THE CANARY ISLANDS UNITED TO IMPROVE THE COMPETITIVENESS OF THE EXTRACTIVE FISHING SECTOR

Nov 4, 2022, 2:00:00 PM

- The Session Building of the Port Authority of Vigo hosted today the launching meeting of the BlueFishing Training project. - This project aims to strengthen and improve the professionalization of the extractive fishing sector in the Atlantic. - The project will specifically address three key sectors of the blue economy of Vigo and the Canary Islands: inshore and offshore fishing and port marketing and logistics.

THE PORT OF VIGO WILL HAVE IN 2024 THE 1ST PUBLIC GREEN HYDROGEN STATION IN GALICIA

THE PORT OF VIGO WILL HAVE IN 2024 THE 1ST PUBLIC GREEN HYDROGEN STATION IN GALICIA

Sep 7, 2022, 1:48:00 PM

- This is a pioneering and unique initiative in the generation and dispensing of green hydrogen led by the Port Authority of Vigo within its Blue Growth strategy. - It contemplates the implementation of a public access hydrogen plant in the port area, which will allow its use for different land mobility and marine propulsion applications. - It will develop the green hydrogen value chain not only in Vigo and its area of influence, but also in Galicia, with the generation of quality employment and the creation and diversification of companies in the use of these technologies, in addition to the development, training and growth in R&D&I through the leading technology centers available in the Community.

Experts in maritime affairs and fisheries of the European Commission are interested in the Blue Growth Strategy of the Port of Vigo

Experts in maritime affairs and fisheries of the European Commission are interested in the Blue Growth Strategy of the Port of Vigo

Jul 18, 2022, 9:28:00 AM

- The delegation, led by the deputy general manager, Kestutis Sadauskas, was received by the president of the Port Authority of Vigo, Jesús Vázquez Almuiña, and his management team. - He held a working meeting with part of the team working on the Blue Growth strategy led by the Port of Vigo since 2016, which has become an example to follow worldwide.