Inauguration of the installation-connection of 3 stainless steel pipelines for bulk liquids, from Zona Franca de Santander to Muelle de la Margen Norte
It has taken place this morning, the inauguration ceremony of the work of connection-installation of three stainless steel pipes DIN A-312 of 8 inches, linking the tank terminal of the Free Zone of Santander, with the North Margin Dock of the Port of Santander.
The President of the Consorcio de la Zona Franca de Santander, Mr. Modesto Piñeiro, has highlighted that “the investment of more than 987,000 euros, is framed in the Strategic Plan 2020-2022, which consists of an allocation of 4,000,000 euros, and which represents a crucial project from the operational/logistical point of view in the liquid traffic in the Port of Santander”.
On behalf of RATIO INGENIEROS, S.L. and the awarded construction company, Fernández Rosillo y Cía, Marcos Jayo, the project engineer, explained to those present the characteristics of the work and the new installation.
From left to right: Mr. Marcos Jayo (Site Manager, Ratio Ingenieros S.L.) Mr. Modesto Piñeiro (President of the Consortium for the Free Trade Zone of Santander); Mr. Francisco Fernández Mañanes (Special State Delegate for the Consortium of the Free Trade Zone of Santander); Mr. Francisco Martín (President of the Port Authority of Santander).
Then, Mr. Francisco Martín, President of the Port Authority of Santander, highlighted “the value of the Free Trade Zone as an asset of the Port“, and praised “the dynamism and adaptation to changes that the Port and the Free Trade Zone are having in parallel; with investments adapted to the new traffic and the demands of a very changing market“.
To conclude the ceremony, the Special Delegate of the State in the Free Trade Zone of Santander, Mr. Francisco Fernández Mañanes thanked all the participants in the project for their involvement, resulting in a successful work in time and form. “A fluid relationship with the Port of Santander and a parallel vision of the future has made it possible to link the space needs of the Port for the construction of the new ferry terminal, for which the Free Trade Zone waives part of its concession for a new one, on which the inaugurated facility is based.”.
The Free Trade Zone announces that “it will continue with its investment program, to enhance the value of all its assets, and that before the spring of this year, it will put out to tender two strategic plots in its customs area“, of 1,000 and 3,000 square meters, which will give the market an option for the installation of companies in places of great logistical and operational value.
Square meters, which will give the market an option for the installation of companies in places of great logistical and operational value.