Definitive layout presented for offshore platform for Venice

Plans to develop Venice’s port with an offshore platform and changes to onshore facilities are progressing. It was reported on 11 November 2014 that the Dutch company Royal Haskoning DHV presented its definitive layout of the platform to Venice’s Port Authority: Terminal offshore, consegnato layout definitivo The cost of the project has been reduced and … Continue reading

New investment for innovative offshore platform to develop Venice’s port

Plans to develop Venice’s port with an offshore platform and changes to onshore facilities are progressing. In January 2013, €2.45BN was committed to this project. This was announced in an article in the Venetian newspaper La Nuova Venezia, which can be read using this link: Tre_miliardi The plan is to construct a four kilometre-shipping terminal … Continue reading

New funds for Venice’s mobile dams

Despite the Italian government’s recent €48 billion deficit reduction plan, new funding of €630 million has been agreed for Venice’s mobile dam project. This tranche of €630 million will be provided by 31 December 2011 and will need to be followed by successive tranches of €470 million in 2012 and €450 million in 2013 to … Continue reading

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