Marina Porto Atlântico - Leixões, Portugal
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N 41° 11.232 W 008° 42.304
29T E 524734 N 4559580
Quick Description: This plaque celebrates the opening of completion of the construction of the Marina Porto Atlântico by the Minister Pedro Silva Pereira.
Location: Porto, Portugal
Date Posted: 12/25/2014 10:18:05 AM
Waymark Code: WMN4ET
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member coisos
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Long Description:
The metal plaque is placed in a granite stone pedestal at the entrance of the Marina and it reads:


Marina Porto Atlântico Leixões

Cerimónia de abertura da Marina, presidida pelo Sr. Ministro da Presidência Dr. Pedro Silva Pereira, sendo presidente da Câmara Municipal de Matosinhos o Dr. Guilherme Pinto.

Leça da Palmeira, 19 de Maio de 2006.

Marina Porto Atlântico Leixões

Opening ceremony of the Marina presided by the Minister of the Presidency Pedro Silva Pereira being the Mayor of Matosinhos Dr. Guilherme Pinto.

Leca da Palmeira, May 19, 2006.

What was inaugurated?
"The Marina Porto Atlântico is the largest space available in Oporto to receive pleasure boats visiting this region of Portugal or that are passing by sea to other places.

Located in North Breakwater of the Port of Leixões in Leca da Palmeira, the marina has 240 seats available for mooring and is managed by an association of clubs, established on 25 October 1992, formed by the Naval Leca Club, Atlantic Sailing Club and Sport Club do Porto."
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Who was that inaugurated it?
" Manuel Pedro Cunha da Silva Pereira (15 August 1962) is a Portuguese lawyer and politician.

He has a degree in Law and a Masters in Law and Political Sciences, Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon. It's assistant at the Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon since 1984 and assistant professor in the Department of Law of the Autonomous University of Lisbon Luis de Camoes, since 1986. It carries out advocacy since 1988, was legal adviser to the Ministry of the Environment (1988-1997) and deputy minister of the prime minister (1997-1999), TVI information editor (1992-1996), member of the Council of Europe Committee of Experts on the Repair Damage Caused by the Environment (1988-1992) and National Expert Group of the European Union for Environmental Liability (1995-1997). He joined the Socialist Party in 2000, a member of the National Secretariat, since 2004. He was elected to Parliament in 2002. In 2005 he was appointed minister of the XVII Constitutional Government Presidency of José Sócrates, assuming the same position in the eighteenth Government ."
Translated from: (visit link)
What was opened/inaugurated?: Marina Porto Atlântico

Who was that opened/inaugurated it?: Minister of the Presidency Pedro Silva Pereira

Date of the opening/inauguration?: May 19, 2006

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