LEADING INTERNATIONAL MARITIME MAGAZINE

New harbour in the island of São Miguel

On the island of São Miguel, in the Azores, a new harbour has been built by local authorities.

The harbour with a capacity of 58 boats is located in Povoação, on the southeastern side of the archipelago’s largest island. The initiative taken by the local Municipal Authority of Povoaçao was carried out with the objective of promoting nautical tourism in this area of the island as well as improving conditions for local boaters. The execution of the design, manufacturing and installation of the floating pontoons and the supply of auxiliary equipment have been carried out by Lindley.

The facility comprises of pontoons and fingers from Lindley’s ‘Sagres’ range manufactured with a galvanised and painted steel structure, ideally suited for the challenging conditions of these Atlantic islands. Access to the floating facility is provided via a single gangway with a security gate. The harbour is equipped with service pedestals that provide water and electricity as well as emergency equipment ensuring the comfort and safety of those using the facility.

Lindley is a Portuguese company specialised in floating solutions that has carried out several projects of marinas and leisure harbours in Europe, South America and Africa.