Dredging of harbour and fairway
Filling parts of the harbour to create more storage space
New jetty, for cargo handling and cruise ships
“Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.“ (Brundtland Report, 1987)
Dredging – Contaminent, Flora and fauna
Increased on-land transport
Impacts due to shipping activity
-ballast water implications- invasive species
-emission to air
-sewage in the baltic sea
-operational oil spill
Infrastructure, can it cope with the increase of tourists
-Recycling center for the garbages?
More jobs: Harbour, turism inudstry, logistic of suplying the cruise ship
More tax income
More tourists mean more crowds?
Increased need for safety in the society
Possible happy tourists could come back, reputation
There are good possibilities for this vision of an expansion to be realized in a sustainable way. Two (economic and social) out of three aspects would probably be fulfilled by the effects of the expansion itself. Most effort must be put into working with the environmental aspect of the expansion, as this will not come “for free”.