Jess Cassado stepped down from the post of President of the Port Authority of Almeria and took over from Rosario Soto. When the time came, this week he said goodbye to the people of Almeria on behalf of this organization through a letter published on the digital portal of the same APA. In it, after a few words of thanks, Caicedo reviews what his work has been like since 2019, a complex period due to the pandemic, but progress made despite it, such as, as he points out, Port-City Firm agreement of, Development of Pechina Dock Esplanade, Development of a new heavy traffic terminal, Container Terminal and Esplanade 2, Establishment of new pontoons in the fishing port, Construction of a center for second sale of fish, Remodeling of fishing port, Security Corps and the start of work on a new building for the headquarters of the forces, the acquisition of a fire fighting vehicle in collaboration with the fire brigade, the construction of the Mozacar lighthouse, the expansion of the port’s auxiliary services dock, a drainage and settlement at the Ribera de Almería and Carboneras docks Construction of the system, processing of the parking area a de Bayyana, a new access to the port via Pescadería, the project to expand and optimize the Levante Dock for cruise traffic and the environmental recovery of the sea front in the Almadrabillas region, and the rehabilitation of the English Cable , among others.
Despite restrictions on mobility due to the pandemic, Caicedo also points out that there has been promotional work by ports abroad, promoting the transport of fruits and vegetables by sea from Almeria to the rest of Europe and the United Kingdom.
The APA, which has renewed the administrative concession to Club de Mar to exploit its facilities, is also cooperating with the said club to include it in the Port-City project. Work is being done in cooperation with the Directorate General of Roads of the Ministry of Public Works to study the feasibility of building a type of direct access to the Port of Carboneras, as well as a new access road to the port of Almería. . The A-7 motorway reaches the new emergency vehicle without fail. Also remember that in the current business plan, APA will invest approximately 80 million euros by 2027.
Finally, the President of the Ports of Almería and Carboneras, as of a week ago, cited actions and activities in line with the social commitment of the Port Authority.