Fishing Sector in the Port of Praia – Graciosa

The new port for the Fisheries Sector includes new embankments, a breakwater and interior berthing structures, hauling and parking of boats. The breakwater has a length of 225 m and shelters a 0.85 ha bay. The quays for unloading, parking, refuelling and equipping, have bed levels of (3.00m) to (-3.50m)CD and an overall length of approximately 150m. The new port also includes a beaching ramp and a gantry dock. CONSULMAR prepared all the concept and planning studies, detailed design, environmental impact studies and mathematical modelling studies.

Location: Island of Graciosa, Azores, Portugal

Employer: Regional Government of the Azores (Port Authority of Graciosa and Terceira, SA)