Today, a contract between ARU (Regional Agency for Universiadi of Napoli 2019) and MSC has been signed in Naples, in a notary office, where Msc Lirica has been designated as a part of the athletes village for the sporting event planned in Naples the next summer. The cruise ship will be anchored in the port of Naples and it will be put beside another cruise ship, that will be chosen through a tender, sent to ANAC today in order to verify it before being launched by the Universiadi commissioner, Gianluca Basile.
Also today Gianluca Basile has signed the contract for the renovation of the athletics track of the San Paolo Stadium in Napoli, that will host the athletics competitions. The renovation was already started last weeks as a matter of urgency, to try not to affect the football competitions in the Fuorigrotta Stadium.The first stage of works provides for the installation of a bituminous surface on the track screed, whereas the real track, that will be used for the Universiade, will be placed in spring 2019. The works, established by the contract just signed, also provide for the renovation of locker rooms in the stadium underground, that will be used by university athletes.