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Port of Roses promotes sustainability with the incorporation of an electric vehicle.

25/08/2023

Roses, 24 August 2023 - In an outstanding demonstration of its commitment to protecting the environment and promoting sustainability, the Roses Marina has taken a firm step towards reducing its carbon footprint. In line with its objectives defined in the ISO 14001 standard and the EMAS Regulation and within the framework of the "Cuidem Roses" initiative, the port has incorporated a Nissan Leaf ele…


Cala Murtra, responsible snorkeling itinerary

09/07/2023

The Cap de Creus Natural Park has promoted the first itineraries for responsible snorkeling. These are three itineraries that want to help account for sports activity and the need to conserve the biodiversity of protected marine spaces. One of these spaces is Cala Murtra, located in the municipality of Roses.

The starting points of each itinerary are located in three different coves: Cala Tamariua, Portlligat and Cala Murtra. The route located in Cala Murtra (Roses) is between 300 and 600 meters long. It allows you to observe more sandy bottom species such as spider fish, roger, hake, sea cucumber and shoals of cuttlefish and chestnuts, among others. The itinerary that leaves Cala Tamariua (Port de l…



Drought exceptionality. 08/06/2023

08/06/2023

Water restrictions on urban uses for municipalities in a state of exceptionality.


“Cavallet Blau” boat cleaning point using recycled water. 30/03/2023

30/03/2023

In 2008, the Port of Roses was at the forefront of Catalonia's marinas in using recycled water for industrial uses, as it had a facility for cleaning boats using water from the Wastewater Treatment Plant (Estació Depuradora d’Aigües Residuals, EDAR).

In 2008, the Port of Roses was at the forefront of Catalonia's marinas in using recycled water for industrial uses, as it had a facility for cleaning boats using water from the Wastewater Treatment Plant (Estació Depuradora d’Aigües Residuals, EDAR). This year, 2023 we find ourselves in a similar situation and once again, the Consorci de la Costa Brava, which manages the treatment plants, has …


Roses installs three bicycle maintenance and repair stations on the public highway. 08/03/2023

08/03/2023

The Sports Department of Roses Town Council has acquired three stations that allow cyclists to carry out maintenance work on their bicycles and carry out repairs in the event of minor breakdowns, without having to carry the necessary tools with them. The first of these, located at the entrance to the Marina, is already operational, while the other two will be installed over the next few days in the sports area and in the old town.

Small repairs and maintenance tasks such as inflating tyres, adjusting brakes, tightening shells or even repairing a puncture in the street are now possible in Roses without having to carry tools with you, thanks to the free-use self-repair station located in the Marina. We are very happy to be able to make this new tool available to everyone," says Roses Sports Councillor Verònica Medina, "which…


New electric vehicle charging stations at the Roses Marina. 03/03/2023

03/03/2023

As of this week, the Roses Marina has three electric vehicle charging stations, one of which is adapted for vehicles for people with reduced mobility, and a linked charging station, all of which are now operational.

The three semi-fast stations have a power of 22 kW, while the linked station has 7.4. Each of the equipment has two connectors that allow one vehicle to be charged at maximum power or to be split equally in the case of two vehicles being plugged in at the same time. The recharging areas are located in the marina car park that runs parallel to Rhode Avenue. They are properly signposted (green paint…


Refurbishment of two points in the Marina to improve the image and safety. 21/02/2023

21/02/2023

The Roses Marina has recently carried out two maintenance and improvement actions: the installation of a new separation fence between the fishing port quay and the marina to improve the landscape and the speed limitation in front of the Sailing School for greater safety of its users and students.

The installation of a new wooden fence between the two ports has improved the arrival area for large boats, and the view they have during the time they remain moored. This is an action carried out by Ports de la Generalitat which has responded to the request made by the Port Esportiu to give a better image to this area, as the existing construction fence until now exposed the view of nets, tools a…


Roses Marina renews its ISO14001 and EMAS environmental certifications.

08/02/2023

The Port of Roses has once again validated the ISO14001: 2015 and EMAS certifications accrediting its good environmental management, after successfully passing the renewal process of both certificates.

The certifications are endorsed by the international accreditation company SGS, which audits various aspects of the quality of the management of a marina. The Port of Roses has established within its Environmental Policy the objectives of minimising the impact of its activity on the environment, reducing the consumption of energy and water resources, as well as the correct management of both domes…


The Bay of Roses participates in the World's Most Beautiful Bays Congress, focusing on sustainable objectives. 20/12/2022

20/12/2022

Between 9 and 13 December, the councillor for Tourism of Roses, Montse Mindan, together with the Tourism Department technician, Sara Lladó, represented the Bay of Roses at the Congress of the Association of the Most Beautiful Bays of the World (MBBW) held in the Bay of Cambodia. A congress which, in its sixteenth edition, was marked by the commitment of all the participating bays to work on projects aimed at achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and in line with the UN 2030 agenda of the United Nations.

On the 10th anniversary of its recognition as one of the Most Beautiful Bays in the World, the Bay of Roses, made up of the municipalities of L'Escala, Sant Pere Pescador, Castelló d'Empúries-Empuriabrava and Roses, has carried out a programme throughout the year aimed at promoting awareness of the values of the bay and how these values, especially natural ones, can have a direct impact on peopl…


PORT ROSES and 9 other Roses companies obtain the new Cuidem Roses seal of approval 14/12/2022

14/12/2022

Ten Roses companies from the catering, tourist accommodation, services and activities sectors have obtained the new Cuidem Roses seal of good practice in sustainable management, promoted by the Business Association in collaboration with Roses Town Council. 

Ten Roses companies from the catering, tourist accommodation, services and activities sectors have obtained the new Cuidem Roses seal of good practice in sustainable management, promoted by the Business Association in collaboration with Roses Town Council. They are the first companies to be awarded this seal, a pioneer in a business organisation, which distinguishes establishments that adopt measu…


Restrictions due to the drought situation. 23/11/2022

23/11/2022

The Standing Committee on Drought of the Catalan Water Agency has declared a state of alert for hydrological drought in the Darnius-Boadella reservoir, to which the municipality of Roses is attached. It implies the application of different restrictions, which will not affect drinking water but will affect different agricultural, livestock, industrial, recreational and domestic uses.

Drought alert measures: 25% reduction in water consumption for agricultural irrigation. 10% reduction for livestock uses 5% reduction for industrial uses 30% reduction for recreational uses involving irrigation and 5% reduction for other recreational uses.   The domestic uses package imposes certain limitations, although they do not affect basic everyday aspects such as water consumption …


The cleaning of the seabed of the Port Esportiu collects 370kg of waste. 23/10/2022

23/10/2022

Last Sunday, 16th October, the Bay of Roses Club organised the 19th Seabed Clean-up, an annual event held in collaboration with the Roses Marina and the City Council's Department of the Environment, which on this occasion removed a total of 370 kg of waste from the seabed of the Roses harbour.

The specific area where Sunday's action took place was the area of the Marina's breakwater, a space occupied by the traffic boats, and allowed the removal of a large quantity of plastic bottles, cans, carpets, boat fenders... and even an iPhone. Port de Roses collaborated with this initiative with the contribution of professional divers from its staff to remove these materials from the seabed, as …


About 500 kg of waste was collected in Roses in the global Clean4Change initiative. 25/09/2022

25/09/2022

The thirty or so participants were joined by a further twenty in the global Clean4Change waste collection initiative.
Around fifty people took part in the waste collection that took place in the Riera de la Quana, Riera Ginjolers and Riera de la Trencada in Roses.

The thirty or so participants were joined by a further twenty in the global Clean4Change waste collection initiative. Around fifty people took part in the waste collection that took place in the Riera de la Quana, Riera Ginjolers and Riera de la Tencada in Roses. At 9 o'clock sharp, around thirty people gathered at the SARFA bus station to take part in the global Clean4Change 2022 campaign, consis…