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5th Rail Freight Day

This article was posted on September 9th, 2018 by under News

The fifth EU Rail Freight Day will take place on Thursday, 6 December 2018, 9h – 17h, in Vienna, Austria. The event will be organised by the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, European Commission, and RailNetEurope. (more…)

Shippers improve supply chain with support from European Commission

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The efficiency of freight transport is a key for the competitiveness of EU transport, economy, and the functioning of the internal market. This is even more so, since freight transport has increased in the EU by almost 25 % over the last 20 years and, according to the European Commission, it is projected to increase by 50 % by 2050. The European Commission recognises this challenge and will address it through many instruments, like legislation and financial support.

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Maritime supply chain from a different angle

This article was posted on September 8th, 2018 by under News

With Sea Traffic Management (STM) project shippers will get more visibility and efficiency in their supply chains.

STM aims at creating a safer, more efficient and environmentally friendly maritime sector. The goals for full deployment of STM by year 2030 in relation to year 2015 are the following: safety (50% reduction of accidents), efficiency (10% reduction in voyage costs and 30% reduction in waiting time for berthing), environment (7% lower fuel consumption and 7% lower greenhouse gas emissions). (more…)

Transport Virtual Info Day

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The European Commission is organising a Transport Virtual Info Day on 23 October, 2018. The event will cover 2019 calls for funding, an overview of the application and evaluation process, and tips for writing a good proposal. (more…)