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PortCastelló will be linked to the sustainable development goals of the United Nations in its strategic plan

Consejo Administración Autoridad Portuaria de Castellón

Francisco Toledo has informed the Board of Directors of the European aid obtained for the port’s railway connection

 

The president of the Port Authority of Castellón, Francisco Toledo, has informed the Board of Directors that the institution will be linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an initiative promoted by the United Nations, in its 2030 agenda. 

The purpose is that the objectives of the strategic plan currently being drawn up by the Port of Castellon will be linked with the SDGs that seek to promote equality between people, protect the planet and ensure prosperity as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Likewise, actions and information regarding SDGs will be coordinated by State Ports, with the Port Authorities concerned and with the City Council of Castellón, which has been one of the pioneer municipalities in adhering to the SDGs.

Likewise, Francisco Toledo has informed the council of the Interim Compensation Fund agreement that allocates € 400,000 for the repair of the Muelle Transversal Exterior, and thanked the State Port authorities for their support in achieving it. It should be noted though, that the Port Authority of Castellón is one of nine ports that are net contributors to the Fund in solidarity with the remaining nineteen port authorities that are net recipients.

Francisco Toledo has also provided information about the achievement of a co-financing agreement of European Funds CEF (Mechanism Connect Europe) for an amount of € 3,731,235, reaching the maximum co-financing allowed, which is to be used to finance the internal railway connection of PortCastelló. 

The PortCastelló project has been one of  seven Spanish projects selected at European level, which will jointly receive a co-financing of 26.4 million, which confirms the importance of this railway connection for the trans-European railway line. He also thanked the support of State Ports for their support in the the achievement of this co-financing.

 

The Board of Directors of the Port Authority of Castellón in its session today has also made the following agreements:

  1. Approve the concession to NOSTRAVANT SLL for the occupation of an area of ​​2 m2, located in the water tank of the port, to be used for the installation of antenna infrastructure that offers Internet access in the service area of ​​the port. The term of the concession is five years and the total amount of the fees payable is € 130.06 per year, annually updated according to what is legally established, to which the amount of VAT in force at any time will be added.
  2. Approve the concession to Fast Freight Spain SL for the occupation of offices with a total area of ​​120.27 m2, located in the old users building, destined to administrative offices supporting the main activity of the company. The term of the concession is five years and the total amount of the fees payable is € 8,513.55 per year, annually updated according to what is legally established, to which the amount of VAT in force at any time will be added.
  3. Approve the concession to Terminal Marítima del Grao SL for the occupation of offices numbers 1 and 8, with a total area of ​​146 m2, located in the new building for employees. The term of the concession is five years and the total amount of the fees payable is € 12,850.04 per year, annually updated according to what is legally established, to which the amount of VAT in force at any time will be added.
  4. Approve the concession to Terminal Marítima del Grao SL for the occupation of an area of ​​1,000 m2, corresponding to part of a warehouse located in the northern esplanade, to be used for storage of merchandise. The term of the concession is ten years and the total amount of the fees payable is € 15,792.58 per year, annually updated according to what is legally established, to which the amount of VAT in force at any time will be added.
  5. Approve the substantial modification, by extension of an area of ​​10,870 m2, of the concession granted to Gimeno Servicios Portuarias SA for the occupation of an adjoining plot of 9,900 m2, located in the northern esplanade and to be used for the storage of solid bulk. The term of the concession will end on February 1, 2031 and the total amount of the fees payable, for the resulting 20,770 m2, is € 92,548.65 per year, annually updated as legally established, to which the amount of VAT in force at any time will be added.
  6. Approve the change of ownership of the concession granted to Ponsfer SL for the occupation of a surface in the northern area for the repair and storage of containers as well as general merchandise and storage of solid bulk, in favor of Terminal Marítima del Grao SL Likewise , the Board of Directors has agreed to annul the expiration process of the aforementioned concession granted to Ponsfer SL, due to the disappearance of its cause.
  7. Authorize the novation of a mortgage on the rights of the concession granted to Élite Cements, SL in the south dock and the authorization for a short-term financing line with a limit of 3 million euros.
  8. Approve the withdrawal of the concession awarded to Guillermo Arnal Jericó for the occupation and exploitation of the premises No. 7 located in the Plaza del Mar, and award it to Viorica Vintilescu, next highest bidder after Guillermo Arnal Jericó, who has maintained their initial offer in order to the resolve of the award of this concession.
  9. Approve the security policy and regulations of the national security scheme (ENS) of the Port Authority of Castellón.

The approved policy regards information security as an integral process that depends on each and every one of the human, technical, material and organizational elements involved in its implementation. To ensure adequate levels of prevention, detection, response and recovery, the security organization is established at three levels and its functions are defined as: level 1, with a management and coordination committee for information security, the person responsible for the information and the person in charge of the service; level 2, with the person responsible for information security; and level 3, with the people responsible for the information systems. It has also been established when risk analysis will take place and the obligations of staff members who will implement  this policy.

The security regulations establish general and specific regulations, among other things, on computer equipment, information storage, USB sticks, backups, deletion of information and disposal of computer hardware, use of printers, photocopiers and network faxes, scanning of documents, conditions of access to systems, confidentiality and treatment of information, use of email and access to the Internet and other tools.

  1. Approve the delegation of powers of the Board of Directors, to resolve appeals against sanctions for minor infringements filed against the results of disciplinary proceedings, with regard to the  person holding the presidency of the Port Authority.

 

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