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The renovated public dock of Samaná is in operation. Dominican Port Authority (Apordom) executive director Jean Luis Rodríguez was in Samana on Tuesday, 17 January 2023 for the official inauguration. The public tourist and transshipment pier was renovated to boost the tourist destination. It is part of the Apordom National Plan for the Construction and Rehabilitation of Fishing, Tourist and Sports Docks.
More than RD$13 million were invested to improve the maritime experience for local boat owners, fishermen and tourists. The public dock of Samaná is used as a maritime transport route to Sabana de La Mar, Cayo Levantado out island and Los Haitises national park, fishing activities, and by those taking tours and by private sailboats docking in Samana. Tourists depart on whale-watching trips from that port.
“At the Dominican Port Authority, we believe in the sustainable...