We have to move from many useless ports to a few useful port systems.
Paolo Costa – the offshore-onshore project is the keystone to let Venice, Trieste , Ravenna free from laces and all Italian ports from the condition to be less important than other european ports.
The opinion of Paolo Costa, President of Venice Port Authority about the developement of the port, thanks to the VOOPS system, to hook the Chinese Silk Road
“We need an active and courageous policy that favors the choice of the shortest path through which we can get a substantial reduction of pollutant emissions and, jointly, a reduction of transport costs”.
The Italian economic newspaper Milano Finanza, published an interesting interview to Mr. Romano Prodi, board member of the University of Ceibs in Shanghai and speaker at the Beijing Forum.
From Maritime Reporter, by Josh Keefe: “The VOOPS might not just change the Port of Venice when it begins operations in 2020, it could also serve as a model for ports worldwide struggling with accommodating massive container ships, protecting local environments, and maintaining port security”.
Paolo Costa, president of the Venice Port Authority, says: «In Europe, too, offshore terminals are the best solution to avoid port congestion». Published on The Medi Telegraph (July, 28th 2015)
Royal HaskoningDHV master plan delivers major efficiencies for Port of Venice extension.
Nick Squires (The Telegraph) dedicate an article to the Venice offshore port. Click to read the whole article.
PWC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) is the world’s second largest professional services network, and is one of the advisors for the Offshore port. We asked some questions to Riccardo Maria Togni, Associate Partner of PwC and the project leader.