The construction of a deep-water container port is a great opportunity for Szczecin and Świnoujście – said Mateusz Morawiecki, Polish Prime Minister, during the conference held in the port of Szczecin. The Prime Minister also stressed the need to improve the parameters of the fairway leading to the port of Świnoujście, by deepening it to 17 m and widening it to 500 m. The guarantee of the implementation of these strategic investments is their insertion in “Polski Ład”, the government’s economic and social development program for the country.
It is no accident that the Prime Minister of the Polish Government spoke about the importance of the Western Pomeranian Region for the country’s development strategy at the conference held in the Port of Szczecin. This region shall be transferred into the technological and energetic hub. These functions are indicated by investments which are implemented here for the last 5 years. They will be complemented by further strategic projects performed with the government’s guarantees, in the area of maritime economy and port services
The Prime Minister stressed the importance of logical and coherent activities performed in Western Pomerania. He stressed the significance of the largest chemical investment in Poland and this part of Europe – Polymers Police. Above all, however, he focused on infrastructure investments in the maritime economy. He spoke about the development of the LNG terminal, which is becoming one of the main gas supply points for Poland.
He pointed at the modernization of the fairway between Szczecin and Świnoujście which shall be completed soon. In particular, the Prime Minister focused on the project of a deep-water container terminal in Świnoujście, and access to the port from the seaside. He stressed the huge development potential of this investment for the Szczecin – Świnoujście port complex.