1 V direzione Infrastrutture – Assessorato all’Urbanistica City of NaplesO.P. URBACT IIThematic NetworkC.T.U.R.-city you are-Cruise Traffic and Urban Regenerationof city port heritageKick off meeting – Naples , 4th and 5th 2008Gaetano Mollura – City of Naples lead partner Unità di progetto interdipartimentale Programma Urbact Reti Nazionali ed InternazionaliV direzione Infrastrutture – Assessorato all’Urbanistica
2 Density: 8.315 inh/sqKm City of Naples: Referring to its population, Naples is the third largest city of Italy;Population: about inhBut among the large Italian municipalities Naples covers an area only greater than Florence,Surface: 117,27 sqKmwhile it ranks third after Rome and Milan as the INHABITANTS numberDensity: inh/sqKm
3 MUNICIPAL TERRITORY: THE 10 DISTRICTS NORTHERNEASTERNWESTERNCENTRALMUNICIPAL TERRITORY: THE 10 DISTRICTSEach “Municipalità” has ample type of functional decentralization and administrative autonomy
4 Port of Naples 21.5 million tons of goods (+3.7% from 2006) Main employment creator of NaplesIn 2007: employers (+2.1% from 2006)Euros of private investments (COSCO; CONATECO) for the creation of a new terminal: foreseen about 2500 new work placesTotal land surface: 142,6 haTotal water surface: 266 hasource: Repubblica 2008Second in the world for passenger traffic (following Hong Kong)21.5 million tons of goods (+3.7% from 2006)Teus in 2006 (2008 expectations: Teus)In 2007: passengersFerries passengers in 2007:Cruise passengers in 2007:2008 expectations: cruise passengers
5 Experience of working in related fields through transnational exchange: W.G. SUDEST:(SUstainable DEvelopment of Sea Towns)in the framework of European O.P. URBACT I ( ).Partners: Naples, Le Havre, Livorno, Matosinhos, the Porto and Matosinhos harbour authorities (APDL), Syracuse, Universities of Porto, Le Havre, Chieti-Pescara and Naplesand as expert cities: Zarzis, IstanbulPosidonia Project:in the framework of the European programme “Terra”, finalised to analyze the issue of the integrated management of the waterfront.Partners: Naples, Barcelona, Athens, Palermo and Taranto
6 Interventions and projects already undertaken concerning the network theme Several project are in progress regarding the west area, the east area, and the monumental area:Regeneration area of Coroglio and Bagnoli (former industrial area)PIAU MergellinaPIAU S. Giovanni a TeduccioRequalification of Via MarinaNew Underground station (Line 1) in Piazza MunicipioIntegrated requalification project of “Borgo Orefici” (jewellery pole)A requalification project has been proposed for the waterfront area, as pole for leisure time and socialization.
7 To rationalize the existing spaces in touch with the new port needs. Main problems/challenges of Naples municipality:To take the opportunities provided by the strongly growing cruise traffic for the economic, social and environmental development of the city areas, actually deprived, of the waterfront through:- sustainable projects and initiatives to face the new needs of cruise tourism and at the same time representing new poles of attraction/ aggregation centres for the inhabitants;- a better utilization of the monumental and historical heritage of the port, of the city-port interface and of dismissed former port industrial areas.To improve the governance of urban/port transformation projects for a real coordination of all different stakeholders involved in a shared management of the projects and of the objectives.To balance the relation of the city with the waterfront through the elimination of the existing physical obstacles.To rationalize the existing spaces in touch with the new port needs.
8 Expected outputs from CTUR project Improve the Governance of the port areas.Improve the management at the different scales of the projects.To built shared action plans that will be financed in the framework of the RegionalOperational Programmes to give answers to the new opportunities offered by the cruise traffic tourism for the requalification of deprived historical city centre/port areas and/or former industrial abandoned areas.
9 Expected learning from the network: - Improve the governance of the port areas.- Improve the management at the different scales of the projects.- To built shared action plans to give answers to the new opportunities offered by the cruise traffic tourism for the requalification of deprived historical city centre/port areas and/or former industrial abandoned areas.