Stresses that are evaluating the technical proposals of the ZAL in Los Camachos and in a few days economic offers will be studied to proceed to award
The Minister of Public Works and Infrastructures, Pedro Rivera, said today that "shortly decisive steps will be taken" to connect the AVE to Cartagena, which "will allow us to link the city to this network of modernity and development and will to revitalize their full potential and attractive. "
"The arrival of the AVE to Murcia continues to firm steps and it is essential that Cartagena is part of this infrastructure that will allow us to make a qualitative leap in the Spanish and European competitiveness and mark the future of our community," said the counselor.
Pedro Rivera today informed the president of the Confederation of Organizations of Cartagena (COEC), Pedro Pablo Hernández, and members of the Executive Committee of the commitments made by the President of the Regional Government, Pedro Antonio Sanchez and Development Minister in office Rafael Catala.
Thus he said the Society Cartagena High Speed â€‹â€‹will meet over the next few weeks to discuss the situation and projects involving the arrival of the high speed at Cartagena, while to be defined by consensus between all the administrations that make up society (state, regional and local) the best location of the station.
The Minister opted for the "consensus" and "dialogue" as the "only path that will allow us to move forward on the arrival of the AVE to the city and serve the general interest of the neighbors" and said "it is the best way ensure a future of more opportunities for the region and also to Cartagena. "
"We have been able, with the support and coordination of all, to achieve great progress, some of them unique, for the arrival of the AVE to the region and we believe that should remain the key that allows us to enjoy sooner this infrastructure in the city of Cartagena, "he said.
During the meeting, the Minister of Public Works transferred the latest information on the status of the tender study of technical and economic feasibility of Logistics Activities Zone (LAZ) Cartagena in Los Camachos.
The Contracting Committee has opened the technical tenders for this project in the coming days and assess the financial offer to proceed to adjudication.
This study will analyze the connectivity of the logistics center in relation to the network of expressways, highways and railways, the ideal location, the current and future logistics market, the calculation of the costs of implementation and operation of logistics platform and estimation of benefits the productive fabric of the area of â€‹â€‹influence, among other things.
Rivera said that Cartagena "enjoys a strategic location in the Mediterranean Sea and excellent access that place as a leader in communications to transport goods from the Campo de Cartagena the rest of Europe," adding that the LAZ "advocates along the Mediterranean Corridor, for the enhancement of rail freight connecting the ports of greater European production. "
It also stressed the importance of the project of the dock container Gorguel, "a strategic project of the region by high maritime container traffic and its privileged geographical location in the Mediterranean", which puts it in the main transoceanic routes that circulate between the Sea of â€‹â€‹Suez and the Strait of Gibraltar.
"With infrastructure as Gorguel, the region can realize their full potential maritime, attract new investments, increasing the competitiveness of regional and Spanish port system and ensure the sustainability of container shipping" concluded the director.