- The port director, Manuel Raigon, highlights the important work of Mediterranean Navy staff
With the hoisting of the blue flag that took place today, the quality of la Duquesa Marina is recognized by 23 consecutive years, who are the ones who have been sporting this award, that rewards, Specifically, the quality of both the facilities and the services offered by the nautical site, in addition to meeting a number of environmental and sustainable conditions in the management that is backed by, In addition, BY the ISO standard 90001 certifying the environmental quality of the port.
The flag-building event was attended by the managing director of the ports managed by the Mediterranean Marines Group, Manuel Raigon; the head of the APPA port area, Diego Henz, the Group's Chief Operating Officer, Alejandro Suanes, as well as the human team that is part of the Port of La Duquesa.
Manuel Raigón has appreciated the important work done by the staff attached to both the Port of La Duquesa, in Manilva, as in Estepona and in the East Navy, in Almuñécar, since the three port venues have managed to earn a year more this important award.
This year, circumstances due to the COVID-19 pandemic, marina staff are even more vigilant to comply with safety and hygiene regulations to prevent contagion, thus achieving a safe environment after nautical sports tourism has been considered as one of the activities with the least risk.
The Blue Flag recognition is granted by the European Foundation for Environmental Education (Fee) and the Association of Environmental and Consumer Education (Adeac) more than 30 years in recognition of environmental quality and are awarded following a comprehensive analysis of ADEAC technicians on safety conditions in the facilities, environmental and water quality, sustainable management, the services offered to the user, social integration, as well as the dissemination and formative work of each port.