Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) June 14, 2018 – Work has started on construction of the Congress Scientific-Research Centre for Control and Exploration of the Black Sea in Burgas. Construction will last an estimated 15 months. By a symbolic “first sod” and breaking a bottle of champagne, in the presence of Deputy Minister Valeri Simeonov, and the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski ,
the Director General of Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Co. Anguel Zabourtov gave an official start to the A city like Burgas with prospects and vision for the future needs exactly such building for hosting important international and local events, said Mayor Dimitar Nikolov and gave as an example the fact that the European Maritime Day was held at Burgas Free University building, but a Congress Centre would be the best suited for conducting such significant event. Among the guests at a ceremony for the start of work were managing director of Strabag EAD Johann Pölzl, President of the Association of Mediterranean Cruises ports and the Black Sea region Airam Diaz Pastor, as well as a number of representatives of the maritime industry. The modern six-level building will be located at the north part of the eastern pier of the port terminal Burgas-East. Except as a scientific-research and control centre for the Black Sea, it will be used throughout the year as a venue for exhibitions, concerts, attractions and various educational events. The project will continue to implement the concept set out in the Master Plan of the city of Burgas, in the direction of the city opening to the sea, removal of industrial activities and restructuring of coastal industrial zones. It is also foreseen the possibility of creating a modern yacht port and a secondary urban servicing centre with landscaping. Source: Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2018.
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