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The region offers favourable conditions for the development of maritime sector:

A good network of transport links with other regions and abroad:

Road connections:
•  International Transport Corridor I A (Helsinki - Tallinn - Ryga - Kaliningrad - Gdańsk), which is a part of Transport Corridor I (Helsinki-Tallinn-Riga-Kaunas-Warszawa),
•  International Transport Corridor IV (Gdańsk –Katowice –Zylina) connecting Scandinavia and the central part of Eastern Europe with Mediterranean Sea, 
•  a road network of international and national links connecting the region with Southern Europe via Slovakia ( E-75, E-77), Eastern Europe via Kaliningrad( DK- 22), Western Europe via Germany ( E-28),
•  A1 Highway that will connect Tri-city with the south of Poland and Europe.

Rail connections:
•  direct international connections Tri-city Berlin, Prague, Kaliningrad.

Airport connections:
•  Gdansk International Airport Tri-city (flight connections to Warsaw, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Hamburg and London),
•  an extended cargo flight network (Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Copenhagen,  London, Southern London).

Shipping connections:
•  Gdynia –Karsklona – one of the most important European transport links on the North – South axis,
•  convenient connection with The Baltic ports (ferry connections, container connections, ro - ro connections) Trelleborg, Nynashamn and Copenhagen.

The region’s contribution to Poland’s maritime sector:

•  a cluster of businesses operating in maritime sector - 52,6% of the total 
•  employment in the maritime sector - 57%  
•  international cargo handling - 61,4 %
•  transit cargo handling - 77,3 %

The biggest port facilities in the Baltic Sea area:

Gdansk Sea Port:
•  handling of all types of vessels and cargo: general and bulk,
•  warehousing area – 106 300 sq m,
•  storage area – 548 000 sq m,
•  cargo handling capacity over 50 mln tonnes,
•  suitable facilities to handle large vessels,
•  the main cargo: liquid fuels ( 47% of the total).

Gdynia Port:
•  the main asset – Baltic Container Terminal;
•  the high specialisation in container handling; the terminal handles about 83% of the total number of container carried to Poland by sea.

Smaller ports (fishing and passenger/ferry): Ustka, Łeba, Władysławowo, Jastarnia, Hel, Puck, 2 ports w Krynicy Morskiej.

Planned and completed port infrastructure investment:

•  the Gas Maritime Terminal in Gdansk Port,
•  extension and modernisation of existing loading and storing terminals in the port,
•  planned privatisation of General Cargo Terminal, Baltic General Cargo Base; and Gdynia Shipping & Port Company,  
•  privatisation of Baltic General Cargo Terminal, Port Technical Company Ltd.,
•  construction of a new ferry terminal in Port of Gdynia.

Good R&D base and vocational training:

•  Maritime Academy,
•  Polish Naval Academy,
•  The Faculty of Ocean Engineering and Ship Technology at Gdansk University of Technology,
•  Academy of Fine Arts ( Faculty of Ship Design & Naval Architecture),
•  Gdynia Maritime School,
•  a gear number of high schools and vocational schools.

Maritime industry as a priority sector in ‘Regional Development Strategy’:

•  regional authorities’  support for innovative solutions in traditional sectors: fishery, shipbuilding and shipping industry,
•  support for SMEs  providing services to maritime sector,
•  development and modernisation of infrastructure. 


supportedThe Project has been co-financed by the European Union
from the European Regional Development Fund