Municipality of Venice, Eni Syndial and Venice Development Agency sign the agreement for the redevelopment and re-launch of Porto Marghera
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed in Venice among the Municipality of Venice, Syndial (Eni) and the Venice Development Agency which foresees the establishment of a joint coordination table to accelerate the process of redevelopment and environmental recovery of Porto Marghera.
The agreement, which lasts two years and can be extended, was signed by Luigi Brugnaro, Mayor of the City of Venice and the Metropolitan City of Venice, by Vincenzo Maria Larocca, CEO of Syndial, and by Beniamino Piro, President of the Venice Development Agency and aims to accelerate the process of redevelopment, even environmental, of Porto Marghera, to support its industrial reconversion and economic recovery by promoting the development of new businesses or the expansion of existing ones and to undertake initiatives to simplify administrative procedures, also as part of the activities envisaged by the Program Agreement for the implementation of PRRI (Project for the reconversion and industrial redevelopment) of the complex industrial crisis area of Porto Marghera signed last October 23rd.
Syndial, an environmental company of Eni, will make available its own property dismissed land, buildings and industrial plants and which have been the subject of environmental reclamation projects, now partially completed and already certified. The Protocol commits the Eni company to continue the environmental remediation and restoration of the areas to make them available to projects compatible with the development of environmentally sustainable activities and coherent with the need to relaunch the occupation.
The Municipality of Venice, Syndial and the Venice Development Agency, with the aim of accelerating the industrial reconversion and economic development of Porto Marghera, will field actions to incentivate the interest of economic operators to acquire the areas for the construction of production facilities, even by means of public auctions, which will give priority to proposals that have a greater impact on socio-economic and employment dynamics, are coherent with the development scenario of Porto Marghera as an industrial area, are more sustainable from an environmental point of view, have a significant degree of technological innovation and meet the eligibility requirements to receive the benefits provided by the Venice Reconversion and Industrial Redevelopment Project approved with the Program Agreement of October 23, 2018.