Potpisan Sporazum o zajedničkom financiranju državne brzobrodske linije Pula – Mali Lošinj – Zadar

first_imgThe agreement on joint financing of the state high-speed line 9141 Pula – Unije – Mali Lošinj – Ilovik – (Silba) – Zadar, was signed on Monday in the Ministry of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure between the Coastal Transport Agency and representatives of counties and cities covered by the line. Primorje – Gorski Kotar and Zadar counties and the cities of Pula, Mali Lošinj and Zadar.It is a high-speed line, which by the decision of the Government of the Republic of Croatia from December 2016, after several years of seasonal maintenance, became a year-round state line, and which transported more than 24 thousand passengers from June to August this year. The fee for the maintenance of this line for the period from June to December is about 4.5 million kuna, and its co-financing with 78.4 percent is provided by the Agency for Coastal Shipping, Istria, Primorje-Gorski Kotar and Zadar County with a total of 10.8 percent and the cities of Pula, Mali Lošinj and Zadar with a total of 10.8 percent.The agreement was signed by Agency Director  Paula Vidović , Zadar County Deputy Prefect  Šime Mršić , Primorje-Gorski Kotar County Deputy Prefect  Marina Medarić , Mali Lošinj  Mayor Ana Kučić , Pula Mayor  Boris Miletić  and Zadar Island Economy, Entrepreneurship and Development Head  Ivica Katić .In September, the State Aid Program for the Development of Ports Open to Public Transport for the Period 2017-2020 was adopted, which, for the first time, opens the possibility of using EUR 80 million in grants to finance projects from all 28 port authorities in all 7 coastal areas. – island counties. ” We will announce a tender to award grants to finance projects in ports, which should contribute to greater accessibility of islands throughout the year, better passenger services, greater environmental sustainability and traffic safety, as well as access to employment, education and other services to island communities. .”, Minister Butković pointed out and added that with this goal, only this year, HRK 55 million was allocated for the infrastructure of ports of county and local importance, and HRK 7 million for the reception of fishing boats in ports. Podsjetimo kako je od početka 2017. godine do srpnja ostvaren rast broja putnika od 8,6 posto i broja vozila od 9,3 posto, u odnosu na prethodnu 2016. godinu. Na potrebu daljnjeg razvijanja obalnog linijskog prometa osvrnula se državna tajnica za more Maja Markovčić Kostelac, koja je uz ministra Butkovića prisustvovala potpisivanju Sporazuma, a koja je istaknula da linijski promet predstavlja jedan od stupova razvoja otoka, ali i razvoja turizma.“Ovakav primjer, kao što je ministar rekao, imamo namjeru slijediti i u razvoju međuotočnog povezivanja, a isto tako i u jačanju pomorskog prijevoza kao dijela urbanog, gradskog prijevoza u gradovima, dakle, u povezivanju pojedinih dijelova gradova, odnosno, gradova i njihove bliže okolice, na otocima i dužobalno.”, Added State Secretary Markovčić Kostelac and announced an increase in funding for regular transport next year.Related news: OPEN OFFERS FOR SPEEDBOARDS AND BOAT LINESlast_img

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