Ravenna, Italy (PortSEurope) July 28, 2021 – The “ACCESS2NAPA” Project, proposed last March to the European Commission by AdSP del Mare Adriatico Centro-Settentrionale (Ravenna),has been formally admitted to European funding as part of the CEF (Connecting Europe Facility). This project has been admitted to financing and will start at the end of 2021 and finish at the end of 2024. The project is focused on
projects to promoting maritime and land accessibility of the ports involved and on the design of systems for the electrification of the docks, will contribute to the achievement of the objectives of growth and increase in the competitiveness of some ports of the North Adriatic Ports Association (NAPA). In addition to Ravenna, ACCESS2NAPA sees as partners other ports already members of the NAPA: such as the AdSP of the North Adriatic Sea, the AdSP of the Eastern Adriatic Sea and the Port of Koper. The total budget of the project is €14.436.400, financed by the CEF program at 50%. Since the publication of the announcement, which took place last December 15, all partners have actively worked on the construction of the proposal, consisting of complex design activities, in order to ensure the degree of quality and maturity required by the CEF announcement. The ACCESS2NAPA project will allow the ports involved to improve their accessibility and their environmental performances, increasing the competitiveness of the entire port system of the upper Adriatic. In Ravenna, the study and design activities will be related to the second phase of the Ravenna Port Hub project, to the extension of the railway link on the right Candiano and to the electrification system of the docks of the cruise terminal. Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2021.
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