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Di Blasio appointed as commissioner for the realisation of the new container terminal in Porto Marghera

Will have a capacity of one million teu

The Chairman of the Port System Authority of the North Adriatic Sea Hub, Fulvio Lino Di Blasio, has been appointed commissioner for environmental and productive recovery of the Montesyndial area, made up of the industrial areas of approximately 90 hectares unremittances of Montefibre and Syndial in Porto Marghera, where the realisation of a container terminal that was originally part, as an onshore approx, of the project for the realization of the new offshore offshore terminal is planned. to avoid the entry of large commercial ships into the lagoon of Venice and submitted in 2010 by the then Chairman of the Port Authority of Venice, Paolo Costa ( of the September 23 2010).

The Court of Auditors expressed a favourable opinion on the appointment of Di Blasio as commissioner contained in the decree of the President of the Council of Ministers of May 9 giving the commissioner resources of more than 184 million euros at the end of the year. to carry out programming, design, project approval, reliance and execution of the work for the construction of the terminal.

According to forecasts, the new container terminal in Porto Marghera will have an annual traffic capacity of more than one million teu. The Port Authority has highlighted that the new terminal will be fully integrated into the overall port strategy and its development in an intermodal sense by going to dialogue, in the future, with the multimodal corridor, the fruit of a recent agreement between the AdSP, Region of Veneto, CAV, Metropolitan City of Venice and Municipality of Venice, which will connect the port with national and European transport networks and allow bypassing the Mestre rail way by increasing environmental sustainability of the transport.

"It is another fundamental step in the direction of the transition to a sustainable and more competitive port," Di Blasio said. Thanks to the effects of the DPCM and the special powers entrusted to the commissioner, we can initiate a process of acceleration necessary to bring to fruition the first major operation of environmental remediation and productive conversion of an area so much vast in Porto Marghera. The funding, in fact, will add to the more than 11 million euros already invested to complete the reclamation activities and start the realization, along the west industrial channel, of an innovative terminal that will be able to address the challenges of the future, helping to revive the lagunar port system and mainly increase Mediterranean traffic in service of exports of Italian manufacturing products. "

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