Despite the health crisis, Edeis and the Brittany region remain ambitious for the future of the Saint-Malo’s harbour and have recently unveiled their plans for the future.
The recent resolution of a conflict with the dockers has relaunched the local cargo’s handling which has resumed at a good pace. In addition, work to renew port infrastructures has been undertaken by the Region. In the meantime, the flagship modernisation project of the Naye ferry terminal and its environmental, traffic and integration states for the city will soon be presented to the public in order to open a collective debate and obtain general support.
As far as ferry operations are concerned, the Condor company still operates two connections per week with Jersey, and Saint-Malo now hosts cruise ships of the Ponant company. Fishing went well over the first eight months of 2020 with 929 tons compared to 802 for the same period in 2019. All this reinforces Edeis’ plans to define the fishing port of tomorrow, with a “new look” fish market hall.
Edeis is also in the process of deploying fiber throughout the port network, which will enable the installation of numerous sensors to monitor and measure the water and air qualities, or even to control energy consumption more effectively. Intelligent infrastructures at the service of regional growth…