The curtain goes up tomorrow in Fiumicino nautical event "Sailing to Rome", international exhibition related to the sea that will take place in the square opposite the dock (in the picture). In fact, after about 30 years, returns the "show boating" that for so long has been the showcase of shipbuilding with the production of boats "made in Fiumicino". The idea of returning to exhibit in a seafaring town, where once the shipyards built pleasure boats commercializing internationally, is the Region, Lazio through Innova which has as partners the association Fedex.
"The Region has promoted Sailing to Rome with the aim to raise awareness of the many businesses in the Lazio who can successfully represent boating in Italy and in the world - says councilor Massimiliano Valeriani, member of Community Affairs Commission and the International Region - promoting, at the same time, trade relations to boost the industry's economy from the crisis in time ".
from 12 al 16 October, Fiumicino will therefore be the scene of a major tourist attraction and event in the foreground will end products 30 exhibiting companies. The spotlight will therefore be focused on shipbuilding sectors and yachting, renting and selling boats, boat charters, movement of goods and passengers, tourist ports, regulation and environmental protection. Also present were the seaside tourist facilities. "The draft Sailing to Rome was founded with two objectives - said the president of FedEx, Alessandro Inno - first to show that boating in Italy and in particular in New York is alive, with local businesses that can represent our peninsula in the world. Second, instead, promote trade relations between companies and international partners through a process of internationalization. We are the first edition but we have the belief that they can become one of the top events in the entire economy of the sea '.
The stands set up in the dock will also be "research and innovation" with the INSEAN CNR, that will participate in promoting his project "Resmare", e le start-up innovative come “Edopera”, produces carbon components for the marine and rewarded by the region as part of its fund reserved for companies for creativity. At the exhibition Fiumicino representatives INSEAN will expose the project Res Sea. Res Sea aims set up a technology center for industries of yachting and renewable energy from the sea to support small and medium sized local companies, which by themselves can not invest in research and development. «Con l’evento di Sailing to Rome – said David White, Deputy Mayor of Fiumicino to Shipbuilding and Development nautical - this administration intends to relaunch the sector of boating in Fiumicino, a time of attraction at a national level. we want, indeed, Come back to being a showcase to exhibit the products of our skilled workers, as well as representing a point of reference '.