Security at the Port of A CORUÑA. MARSEC19
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 14:10 by a-coruna
Azura was the chosen ship and cooperation has shown to what extent the security measures prescribed to mitigate the potential risks and implemented in practice were paramount according to the order to raise the level of security. Cruise ships and cruise terminals can represent high-prestige symbolic targets for terrorists with serious repercussions. This is why on the 7th May the Port Authority of A Coruña in coordination with the Spanish Army, National Police and Guardia Civil has developed and implemented the security plans that address vulnerabilities identified in the security assessments.
It was just a drill exercise but training is the best way to be prepared just in case………
(c) P.A. of A Coruña
A Coruña is situated in the Northwestern corner of the Iberian Peninsula. Part of Galicia Region (green Spain) is a city to discover and keep the secret.
The Cruise Terminal (500 sq. mts) located in the city centre is close to the enchanting old town and next to the city centre, commercial and leisure pedestrian areas, restaurants, beaches and sea promenade.
Main tourist attractions are the glass galleries of old buildings, the Tower of Hercules (currently operating ancient roman lighthouse declared Unesco World Heritage Site), Orzán and Riazor beaches, St. Anton Castle and St. Charles Gardens (privileged position to watch all the port of A Coruña, and visit, a tomb and monument raised, the Scottish General Sir John Moore, who died in the Battle of Corunna in 1809 fighting while defending the embarkation of the English army against the French Napoleonic troops).
Its gastronomy is also worth a visit: "tapas", sea food and fish, octopus, galician soup, pork meat with turnip tops...