Venice: competition for ideas on mooring points outside the protected waters of the Lagoon, Adsp Mas publishes tender

The Port System Authority of the Northern Adriatic Sea, as required by Legislative Decree 1 April 2021, n 45 converted into law 75 of 17 April 2021, published, this morning, the call for the ‘competition of ideas’ for the collection of proposals ideas and technical and economic feasibility projects related to the construction and management of mooring points for cruises and containers outside the protected waters of the Lagoon with the aim of reconciling the conduct of cruise activities in the territory of Venice and its Lagoon and safeguarding the uniqueness and excellence of the cultural, landscape and environmental heritage of its territory. The announcement provides that proposals and projects must comply with the following requirements: guarantee the operation and safety of navigation even in adverse weather and sea conditions and guarantee sustainability from an environmental, energy and landscape point of view; provide for the connection to land interchange nodes and Ten-T networks; guarantee the reception of transoceanic container services (Gateway port and transshipment) and for cruises (Home Port). The announcement also specifies that the port work must be designed and built outside the protected waters of the Lagoon, meaning by this the areas outside the lagoon contermination in front of the Veneto regional coastal arc and not beyond the national territorial waters. is divided into two phases: the first, which will end by 31 December 2021, involves the presentation of the design proposals. At the end of this period the AdSP Mas will appoint a commission composed of five experts with proven experience in transport engineering, port works, and in general in infrastructure, transport and the transport economy, which will select the first three design proposals for the second phase in which the technical and economic feasibility plans will have to be elaborated. The second phase will end on December 31, 2022, after which, by June 30, 2023, the commission will nominate the winning project from among the three project proposals.The Ministry of Sustainable Infrastructures and Mobility will recognize a reimbursement of expenses, for a total amount of 2 million and 200 thousand euros to be shared between the three parties who will complete the design of technical and economic feasibility. All design companies, even in the form of a temporary business combination (Ati), that have recorded a turnover of at least 10 million euros in the last 3 years and that demonstrate that they have designed valuable works are admitted to take part in the international tender. minimum of 500 million euros in the last 10 years of operation. The announcement is also published on the Authority’s website. The Sole Responsible of the Procedure is Antonio Revedin, Director of Strategic Planning and Development of the Port System Authority of the Northern Adriatic Sea. “The AdSP offices have worked in recent months – comments the president of AdSP Mas, Fulvio Lino Di Blasio – in harmony with Mims, developing a tender, defined in Legislative Decree 45/2021 ‘Urgent measures in the field of transport and for the regulation of cruise traffic and maritime transport of goods in the Venice Lagoon, then converted into law 75/2021, designed to safeguard the function of Home Port and Gateway of the Port of Venice to which the economic relaunch and occupation not only of the city and the entire logistic ecosystem but also of the Region is linked and to protect Venice as a cultural, landscape and environmental heritage of humanity . The project resulting from the call, which refers for the first time in Italy to Article 156 paragraph 7 of the Code of Public Contracts, must be truly innovative and sustainable to target port activity in the twenty-first century “. For this, adds Di Blasio,” we will make available to participants all the documents and documents of the projects for the construction of a port work outside the lagoon commissioned by the AdSP itself so as to allow participants to understand how far we have come and overcome, in technological, operational and logistical terms, the solutions hypothesized so far. The Port System Authority intends to be a diligent part to achieve this objective within the time limits defined by the national government and I am sure it will be able to count on the support and collaboration of all the institutions, local and national, involved “.

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