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Pescara Port Needs Urgent Dredging

Pescara port needs urgent dredging

Pescara Port Needs Urgent DredgingSource: Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mare Adriatico

Pescara, Italy (PortSEurope) January 9, 2019 – Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mare Adriatico Meridionale (AdSP – Southern Adriatic Sea Port Authority) has expressed strong concern but maximum commitment on the problem of the seabed of the port of Pescara.

The port authority, whose jurisdiction of the port of Pescara runs from January 1, 2017, has signed with the Abruzzo region, in September 2017, a protocol of recognition and coordination for the execution of works already planned by of the regional administration, entrusting them to the same body.

Also in application of the agreement, at the end of July 2018, the port authority has made available to the region a sum of $400,000, to be used for a first emergency intervention for the handling of port sediments, a work already then deemed essential to restore the operating conditions of the port and ensure access and exit from Pescara.

After the new episode of silting of boats in the port on the night between Sunday and Monday and the request for an urgent intervention by the head of the Pescara port authority, Donato De Carolis, the port authority has solicited the Abruzzo Region regarding the urgent dredging of the port.

Source: Messaggero Marittimo

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