EU to Fund Port of Gdansk Infrastructure Projects
The CEF Transport Coordinating Committee recently approved a list of transport projects, including three submitted by the Port of Gdansk Authority SA, for funding from the resources of the Connecting Europe Facility funding instrument.
According to the European Commission’s information, 16 Polish undertakings qualified as recommended projects to total amount of nearly EUR 1.9 billion. The Port of Gdansk Authority SA was the only representative of the maritime industry on the recommended list.
Two infrastructure projects from the approved list of projects are PGA SA investments, amounting to more than EUR 136 million, in modernization of the fairway along with the expansion of the quays and improvement of navigation conditions in the inner port and the modernization of the road and railway network in the outer port.
Hydrotechnical projects totaling more than EUR 110.2 million (with a subsidy of EUR 93.7 million) involve dredging of the fairway and modernization of the Obroncow Poczty Polskiej Quay, Mew Quay, Oliwskie Quay, Zbozowe Quay, Dworzec Drzewny Quay, etc.
Building permit applications were already submitted for all the tasks, the last ones are to be issued in September 2016.