First Sod Turned For Port Of Ystad’s New Berths
May 2, the Polish vice Minister of Maritime Economy and Inland Waterways together with local political representatives turned the first sod in Port of Ystad’s anticipated building project. The ceremony marked the official start of the building of the Port’s new ferry berths, an extensive infrastructural project co-financed by the EU.
On Thursday afternoon, May 2, the Polish vice Minister of Maritime Economy and Inland Waterways Grzegorz Witkowski together with Ystad’s chair of the Municipal executive board, Kristina Bendz, turned the first sod in Port of Ystad’s new building project,
The name of the EU project is ”Cargo Capacity Upgrade and LNG Bunkering Swinoujscie – Ystad maritime link”. In addition to the building of two new ferry berths, the project encompasses an LNG powered vessel for the Polish shipping company Polferries, and an LNG bunkering ship for the port of Świnoujście.
Caption: Kristina Bendz, chair of the Municipal executive board of Ystad, and Poland’s vice Minister Grzegorz Witkowski broke ground for the building of Port of Ystad’s new ferry berths.