June 12, 2020
- Banker (Assagenti) denounces the situation of chaos caused
degradation of the motorway network serving the port of Genoa
- Since the collapse of the Morandi Bridge, he said, we have heard
only proclamations, but no measure worthy of
this name to the blatant culprits
- The President of the Maritime Agents Association
Genoa, Alberto Banchero, renewed the protest
the unsustainable congestion and blocking of routes
converge on the Ligurian capital, which is
determined by construction sites and traffic disruptions
to address the ever-changing infrastructure challenges
inspections. "The situation - it
denounced Banchero -- it's getting worse by the day, at every
damage is so bad that routes have to be closed.'
- "Why," asks the president of Assagenti, "why
these checks were not made during the period of
lockdown, when the highways were semi deserted? I understand the block
due to the various decrees of the Presidency of the Council, but -- he
pointed out -- I think having urgency character, you would
able to work in derogation. Those responsible must be held accountable
these defaults and years of complete carelessness!"
- In his words, Banchero rejects the outcome of the
monitoring and interventions on motorway network tunnels
drawn up by Highways for Italy and presented in the days
the company that is the dealer of these routes in Liguria.
announced a strong increase in technical and technical staff
workers engaged in monitoring and monitoring activities
maintenance of Ligurian tunnels as well as availability
technical means, a plan whose aim was to advance within the end of the year.
30 June the completion of interventions in the tunnels and
tunnels are reopened.
- Expressing 'outrage and concern' about
repercussions that the now chronic isolation is having on
Genoa and the region' port, Banchero noted
who, "perhaps, those who govern us are not yet making
account, but - he pointed out - the situation has exceeded the limit,
when you get to the point where our employees struggle to
get to work and the goods no longer arrive in
collapse is near."
- "The goods that do not arrive in time in port -- recalled
the president of Assagenti - loses boarding, goes to meet extra
costs and complaints, how long Italian exporters who,
let's remember, they are starting again laboriously after the period
pandemic, they will be able to withstand this situation before changing
port of embarkation? And until the same shipping companies
they will continue to climb in a port whose fragility
infrastructure does not guarantee the regular influx of
- "Who - he asked again - must
respond to this perfect storm if not who has been managing for years
infrastructure and has repeatedly and without
investments for maintenance in profits?'
- "The time has come," concluded President
of the Genoese maritime agents -- to say enough about all this and
the political catwalks that we've been seeing for almost two years now,
from the misfortune of the collapse of the Morandi Bridge to today we have heard
only proclamations, slogans, but no action has been taken
worthy of the name against the blatantly responsible!"
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