Juan José Cardona, president of the Port Authority of Las Palmas: “The first naval repair client in our Port was Christopher Columbus and that gives us character”

Juan José Cardona was named president of the Port Authority of Las Palmas in the middle of last May. Since then, he has not stopped meeting with the different members of the port community to learn first-hand what the reality is and what the needs are of each one of its members. Cardona was mayor […]

The Emerge Association, a link between the companies of the Port and startups capable of solving their challenges

Launch projects and ideas, bring together talented professionals and entrepreneurs in a unique environment.  These are the objectives of the Emerge Association , located in the Canary Islands but with a global vocation ,  dedicated to the field of startups with innovative business ideas that intend to change a bit the world with its solutions […]

Las Palmas Port, leader in providing fuel to ships in Spain up to May

Las Palmas Port leads the ranking in the supply of fuels that is made in Spanish ports with more than 1 million tons delivered in the first five months of 2018, over ports as important as Algeciras or Barcelona. From January to April, the Las Palmas Port dispensed 819,424 tons of fuel, so that every […]

Las Palmas Ports Foundation presents “Mid Atlantic Ship Repair & Supply Summit” to a delegation from the Global Economic Institute of Canada

The manager of the Port of Las Palmas Foundation, Sergio Galván, followed by other members of his team, presented today the Mid Atlantic Ship Repair & Supply Summit Las Palmas Port to a delegation of the Global Economic Institute of Canada, with Dr. Fred Olayele, president of this institution whose main objective is to create […]

The Port of Las Palmas, a gateway to America and Africa

The strategic location of the Port of La Luz and Las Palmas is, without a doubt, one of the fundamental keys to its success. Being in the middle of the Atlantic, between three continents, and being in the passage of the routes of the shipping companies is a unique condition of this port. Due to […]

LNG, the marine fuel of the future

One of the topics that will be addressed in the session “New fuels within the regulations of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)” will be LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas). Less than two years after the entry into force of the new sulfur limits for fuels established by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Liquefied Natural Gas is […]

What should we know about Smart Ports?

The 4.0 revolution in the naval and port industries is growing strong. Maritime ports are a part of the global mechanism that is constantly changing, innovating and evolving. From this concept the so-called Smart Ports are born. The concept of Smart Port, favours the use of technology to transform the public services of port enclaves. […]

The importance of showing at local, national and international level the strengths and the fiscal attractions of the Ports of Las Palmas

The Ports of Las Palmas have one of the most enviable geostrategic locations and situations on the planet. Specifically, its flagship, the Puerto de La Luz and Las Palmas, is above all an international port that combines its import and export traffic with the provision of all kinds of services for the stopover of ships […]

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will host the Mid Atlantic Ship Repair & Supply Summit in 2019

The Mid Atlantic Ship Repair & Supply Summit Las Palmas Port will be held on April 4 th and 5th 2019 at the Alfredo Kraus Auditorium in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. It is an unmissable event to get to know all the innovations and new trends that will define the future of the sectors […]