The Port of Gdańsk Authority has signed a grant agreement to improve the port’s infrastructure.
The project’s has been officially entitled: “Improvement of the infrastructure of the Port of Gdańsk together with an analysis of the implementation of the low-emission OPS system for the sustainable development of the TEN-T network.”
To carry out this task, PGA SA received funding in the amount of nearly €100 million ($106 million) from the Connecting Europe Facility for 2021-2027.
The investment includes the reconstruction of four quays in the Inner Port area: the Vistula, Bytomskie, Rudowe III and Węglowe quays, with a total length of 1.9 kilometres, along with the necessary underground and railway infrastructure.
Tender procedures are currently underway to select contractors for construction works on these quays.
The project also envisages the preparation of an “analysis of the implementation of the ship power supply system from shore in the Port of Gdańsk (OPS – Onshore Power Supply).”
The study is to include, among others an analysis of the state of use of OPS systems for supplying ships with electricity from shore, assessment of demand, as well as a plan to implement this technology in the Port of Gdańsk.
The investment implementation period is 2023-2027.