Port Valencia to build a new cruise terminal

   May 6, 2020 ,   Cruise Industry

The Port Authority of Valencia (PAV) put out to tender the administrative concession for the construction and operation of the new passenger terminal of Port Valencia (Spain).

The infrastructure will be situated in a total area of about 100,000 m2 between Poniente Pier and Espigon del Turia Pier, in an area that was previously occupied by Union Naval de Levante. The concession is to be granted for a 35-year term, extendable up to a maximum of 50 years.

Port of Valencia (Spain)

In accordance with the tender specifications, the terminal will be used to serve ro-ro traffic, cruise traffic, and regular lines with the Balearic Islands, and Algeria. For this, the terminal must provide at least 4 berths, with at least one of them of 360 metres in length and another berth of at least 250 metres in length.

All cruise ship berths have to be equipped with a power supply network for vessels. The cruise terminal must be able to accommodate 2 ships on the same day, one in the base port regime and another in transit, and 2 ferry/ro-pax ships.