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APC and the economics council collaborate on the designs of `Parc Castelló´

16 February 2017




Francisco Toledo considers that it is is necessary to reorganise this area and make more efficient use of it.

Rafael Climent, the councillor for Sustainable Economy, Production Sectors Commerce and Labour today visited the port of Castellón where he met with the president of the Port Authority Francisco Toledo and the managing director Roberto Arzo.

Francisco Toledo informed the councillor about the project to create a new logistics area ‘Parc Castellón’ with the objective of beginning a collaborative action for its design and development, ” we are convinced that it will become a very attractive centre given its exceptional location” given that it is close to the port of Castellón, the motorway and rail connections. “It is necessary to reorganise this area in order to make more efficient use of it,” said Toledo, who explained to Climent his proposals for collaboration with the Town Council of Castellón in this matter.

At the same time the president of the Port Authority explained the current position of the port of Castellón, “the sixth most profitable in Spain and at the service of sectors such as ceramics, chemical, energy and agricultural produce.” Toledo underlined that 32% of traffic at the port is related to the ceramics sector and the location in the port of industries such as the biggest bio-diesel plant in Europe and a clinker mill. He also referred to the importance of the businesses such as BP and UBE in the Serrallo Industrial Estate .

Francisco Toledo also pointed out during the meeting that ” the increase in profits from the port will make it possible to make productive investments which in turn will enable it  improve in matters to do with the environment.

For his part, the councillor for the Economy made it it clear that his department was interested in collaborating on such projects with the port of Castellón. “PortCastelló is intimately connected to what we are developing and we can work together so that all out projects can be carried out in better conditions” he said.

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