Port projects at Playa San Juan and Garachico
The public entity Puertos Canarios, chaired by the Minister of Public Works, Transport and Housing of the Government of the Canary Islands, Sebastián Franquis, has awarded a series of improvements in the lighting and electrical system of the Tenerife ports of Playa San Juan (Guía de Isora ) and Garachico. With an award amount of 618,804 euros, the company Obras y Reformas López Marrero S.L. will carry out, within a maximum period of six months from the signing of the reconsideration act, the improvements to electrical installations and exterior lighting of said installations.
These improvements will provide the port of Playa San Juan (Guía de Isora) with four new electricity supply points for the boats in the alignment area of the dock, a place where several boats from the fishing sector on the island usually work daily. Likewise, the power will be increased to 43.65 KW. As for the exterior of the port, the lighting area will be renewed and expanded with four projectors on the dock, three lights on the docking ramp on a seven-metre column and two circuits will be installed on the dock, one for ordinary lighting, with luminaires every 20m and another circuit, with three luminaires with manual switching on by automaton. Within the scope of these works, the dam’s supply network will be renewed with the construction of four cabinets to house different water intakes, with their respective meters, cut-off valves and filters.As for the port of Garachico, all existing luminaires and projectors will be replaced by models that comply with I.A.C. (Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias). Given these improvements, all the existing wiring of the lighting circuits inside the port will be changed. Due to the continuous contact with sea water, the lighting boxes on the shoulder track are in poor condition, completely rusted, so they will be replaced by others of similar dimensions and made of material more suitable for the characteristics of the installation. In Garachico, an expansion of the water supply network will also be undertaken to the booths set up as a warehouse, as well as to the bathrooms located in the sports basin. In the pontoon area, doors will be installed at the different entrances with an automatic opening system capable of remotely controlling equipment via GSM, through a telephone call or bluetooth command.