The port hosts 40 boats dedicated to the minor arts, siege and trawling, which last year caught 700 tons of boquerón, 176,000 kilos of sardine and 8,500 kilos of red prawn
The fishing port of Mazarrón has improved its surveillance system with the installation of 25 security cameras that allow to intensify the protection of the fishing boats and the facilities of the pier.
The cameras, which are in operation, have been distributed throughout the site, the market (both inside and outside), the boat dock and the esplanade where the mooring points are located, to control the entry and exit of boats.
The Minister of Development and Infrastructure, Pedro Rivera, together with the mayor of Mazarrón, Alicia Jiménez, met with the mayor of the municipality Fishermen's Guild, Manuel Sánchez, and visited the facilities to learn about the new security system.
Rivera stressed the importance of this fishing port as "engine of the economy of Mazarron" and added that the "regional government studies projects that improve the facilities of the ports of the Region so that the fishing sector can develop its activity under the best conditions" .
The anti-vandalism system consists of a 360-degree home automation camera, with infrared leds and 3 megapixel resolution, and 24 180-degree cameras with the same characteristics;
As well as electrical circuit and video recorder.
The fishing port houses about 40 boats dedicated to the minor arts, fence and drag.
Its main catches in 2016 were boquerón, with 700 tons and a value of 2.2 million euros;
Sardine, with 176,000 kilos and an economic impact of 400,000 euros, and red shrimp, with 8,500 kilos and a value of 350,000 euros.
The Department of Development made an investment of more than 20,000 euros in repair and maintenance of the docks of the auction, which consisted of the installation of lighting in the area canteen and fishery of the southern pier, as well as repairing public toilets and Of the canteen socket of the market of the port of Mazarrón.