The opening of the Vistula Spit crossing on Saturday 17 September means that for the first time in Poland's post-war history, it will be possible for vessels to enter the Vistula Lagoon bypassing the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad.
The prime minister has said a new canal that will cut across the Vistula Split, which separates the Baltic from the Vistula Lagoon, will strengthen Poland’s sovereignty.
With the cost of amber reaching as much as PLN 20,000 for 1 kilogram, the 6.9-tonne deposit would be worth as much as PLN 138 million.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has expressed his full support for the Duda Plan of solidary development for the entire country in the coming years.
The shipping channel on the Vistula Spit will serve to strengthen Polish sovereignty, independence and freedom, said President Andrzej Duda during a visit to the construction site on Saturday.