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The project Napa4Core protagonist RemTech 2016

In Ferrara, September 21 to 23 at the fairgrounds, there was the Italian specialized event on the land reclamation of contaminated sites, the protection and restoration of the area, named RemTech 2016.
The event, now in its tenth edition, has deepened the topics of greatest interest and importance in the field of environmental protection and redevelopment of the territory, from the recent legislative changes, the analysis of environmental risk, from remediation technologies, to the innovations in the field of monitoring and environmental control.napa4core
In the context of the “National Industry Conference on Environment and Reclamation” held on September 22, it seemsappropriate to emphasize the panel “The computerized management of a construction site: focus on remediation.”
On that occasion, the Trieste Port Authority gave a presentation of the interventions and the shipyards currently underway in the port aerea located between the terminal Scalo Legnami and Siderurgico Factory in Servola, in order to build a new logisticsplatform in traffic service maritime and intermodal.
The project, co-funded by the European Program Connecting Europe Facility, is part of Napa4Core project also includesinfrastructure works to improve the accessibility to the land and sea of the port of Koper and the Rete Autostrade Mediterraneecollaboration S.p.A.
ferraraMore specifically, the areas affected by the construction of the new accosto facilities for RO-RO ships, by the creation of newberths for cargo and containers and the possibility of using the backwaters areas for port operations and / or the approach andcontainer handling and storage, are located within the polluted site of national interest of Trieste. This condition requires the preliminary delicate operations on land bonifica of groundwater, remediation of contaminated soils and the marine cleaning up by dredging sediment.
These latter actions are managed and monitored through an innovative open source software that provides a continuous process of assessment and control both by the Port Authority that the stakeholders involved in the interventions in place.
After the event, Eng. Marcone, Director, Head of the Technical Port Authority of Trieste, expressed “great satisfaction with thefruitful day’s work”, stressing the importance of tools to implement open, transparent and participatory on particularly sensitive issues and impactful in terms environment for our city.
Reclamation interventions, co-financed by the fundamental contribution of the European Union, and the related monitoring tool,are among other processes and methodologies potentially replicable in other Italian port areas. “

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