Valencia eyes new cruise terminal

2020-03-13T17:53:28+00:00 March 13th, 2020|Ports|

The Port Authority of Valencia (PAV) has put out to tender the administrative concession for the construction and operation of a new public passenger terminal at the port.

This infrastructure will be located in an area of around100,000 sq m located between the Poniente Pier and the Espigón del Turia Pier, in the area previously occupied by the Unión Naval de Levante shipyard.

A concession will be granted for 35 years, which can be extended up to a maximum of 50 years. The deadline for submitting an offer is 17th April.

In accordance with the tender specifications, the new terminal will be used to serve cruise ships, regular lines serving the Balearic Islands and Algeria, as well as ro-ro freight traffic.

The new terminal must have at least four berths, one of which must be able to handle a cruise ship of 360 m in length and another of at least 250 m in length. All berths must be equipped with a power supply network for the ships.

It must be able to accommodate two cruise ships on the same day, one homeporting and the other in transit, plus two ferries/ro-paxes.