QUALITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
This Port Authority is nowadays still certified by UNE-EN-ISO 9001/2008 and UNE-EN-ISO 14001/2004 standards after approving the external follow-up audit conducted by SGS Iberica S.A., on January 2015, for the following activities:
Providing port services including: investments in port infrastructures in compliance with the General Standards and Rules for Contracting Proceedings of State-owned Ports and Port Authorities by open access proceedings, sea signposting, vessel anchorage and mooring management; management of port sites, warehouses, buildings and facilities for storage and handling merchandises, vehicles and for passengers transit; management and supervision of port public domain and surveillance and security management.
Thus, this Port Authority promotes quality in its services by getting all customers and suppliers involved and the respect towards the environment complying with the applicable legislation and intending to improve the thresholds required.
Moreover, this Port Authority has subscribed two contracts with the University of Granada, one of them concerning air pollution analysis and control and another one regarding control and monitoring of sea waters and mud, both in the Port of Motril.
We also count on a Plan for Receipt and Handling of Vessel Wastes and Loading Remains as established by the Royal Decree 1381/2002. And on a Internal Contingency Plan for Accidental Marine Pollution as per the Royal Decree 253/2004.
Besides as established in the legislative Royal Decree 2/2011 endorsing the Revised Text of the State-owned Ports and Merchant Marine Act, this Port Authority works following a Guide of Good Environmental Practices for handling and storage of solid bulk. In addition, we also work according to a set of specific references developing general references established by the State-owned Ports institution for the whole Spanish port system consisting in the collection of applicable quality features from services provided in handling and storage of bulk at the terminals of the Port of Motril. Both are key documents for bonus applications on activity charges levying operations carried out at terminals as established in article 245 of the above-mentioned Royal Decree.
GUIDE OF GOOD ENVIRONMENTAL PRACTICES FOR HANDLING AND STORAGE OF SOLID BULK AT THE PORT OF MOTRIL.
We have also adopted our own procedure for Business Activities Coordination as established in article 24 of the Act 31/1995 November 8th on Work Risks Prevention stated by the Royal Decree 171/2004 January 30th on Business Activities Coordination implemented in every company established in the port site.
QUALITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
The Port Authority of Motril has received aid from the European Union from the European Regional Development Fund for Actions for Decarbonisation in the Port of Motril, within the Program for sustainable energy development in Andalusia in the period 2017-2020, which Its objective is to achieve a cleaner and more sustainable economy.
The Port Authority of Motril received a grant from the European Union with charge to the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund for the Project for the implementation of fishermen's huts in the fishing port of Motril, which aims to promote the competitiveness of the fleet, of the products and the fishing port, improve the safety and hygiene of sea workers and develop and implement investments and innovations that optimize energy efficiency.
The Port Authority of Motril has received aid from the European Union under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund for the modernization project of the Motril Fish Market, which aims to modernize and develop the Motril fish market with the relocation to its interior of the companies that carry out their activity in the Fishing Port of Motril in the search to improve the working conditions and hygiene of the workers, at the same time that it is committed to the greater competitiveness of the sector as an economic engine of the coast of Granada.