Priority Axis 3 - Connected Region

Overview

Overview

Project Summary

ISTEN aims at qualifying ADRION Ports as strategic nodes and hubs for the ADRION Region by setting up strategies, a transnational cooperation network and a joint action plan to improve hinterland intermodal connections, pushing in particular rail freight flows and last mile connection to the TEN-T Corridors. At present a lack of cooperation, sharing infrastructure (hard&soft) among relevant actors and massive road congestion problems, affecting links port-hinterland, are significant limits to efficiency. To date 74% of EU trade goes by ship and 37% of the total intra-EU exchange of goods (in tonne-km) goes through the EU’s ports (source EC, Ports: gateways of the TEN-T). 27% of freight in EU ports is handled in Mediterranean Ports and by 2030 traffic is expected to rise by 50%. It is clear that infrastructures and transport services must be updated in order to be ready to receive this volume of freight. ISTEN involves ports from Italy, Croatia, Slovenia, Greece, Albania and Montenegro as main gateways to the TEN-T and Motorway of the Sea. Main objectives of the project are to: 1) steer priorities of involved territories by identifying integrated infrastructure planning at transnational level and consistent investment strategies; 2) provide guidelines & criteria for defining legal, technical and operational conditions useful to establish an efficient ADRION transnational network; 3) develop a specific innovative Toolbox to be used by relevant actors to analyse and define suitable conditions for establishing robust networks of stakeholders ; 4) define IT solutions and services for the communication and knowledge management; 5) capacity building in planning infrastructures and identifying measures and actions to be adopted for setting-up integrated hubs; 6) enhance the efficiency and environmental sustainability of freight logistics flows across the ADRION area.
ISTEN final output is a strategic transnational action plan for the development of an integrated hubs network at ADRION level. Regional & National Authorities, as well as freight operators and other actors involved in the logistics chain will benefit from it, and will positively affect transport efficiency and environmental sustainability at ADRION region level. ISTEN aims to:
- analyse local bottlenecks in maritime-rail network, related to transnational corridors and ports;
- define measures to improve rail accessibility in hinterland port context and promote modal shift to the rail transport;
- identify guidelines to organize transnational groups of stakeholders and an ADRION network interaction.

INFORMATION

Call

ADRION - FIRST CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Project Acronym

ISTEN

Project Number

448

Programme Priority

3) Connected Region

Specific objective

Enhance capacity for integrated transport and mobility services and multimodality in the Adriatic-Ionian area

Start – End Date

2017-12-01 – 2019-11-30

Total budget

EUR 1,332,000.00

EU contribution:
ERDF budget

EUR 920,550.00

IPAII budget

EUR 211,650.00

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Project partnership

Lead partner       Project partner

LEAD PARTNER

Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria - Engineering Department of Information, Infrastructures and Sustainable Energy (DIIES)
Engineering Department of Information, Infrastructures and Sustainable Energy (DIIES)

Address
Via Graziella - Feo di Vito, | 89124 – Reggio Calabria
ITALIA
Contact person
Ms. Giancarla Cassone, giancarla.cassone@unirc.it

PROJECT PARTNERS

Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH)
Hellenic Institute of Transport

Address
6th km Charilaou – Thermi Road, | 57001 – Thermi-Thessaloniki
ΕΛΛΑΔΑ (ELLADA)
Contact person
Ms. Elisa Gagatsi, lgagatsi@certh.gr

Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia
Center for Project Management

Address
Resavska, 13-15 | 11000 – Belgrade
SERBIA
Contact person
Ms. Marija Ašković Matić, marija.askovic.matic@pks.rs

Institute for Transport and Logistics Foundation

Address
Viale A. Moro, 38 | 40127 – Bologna
ITALIA
Contact person
Mr. Giuseppe Luppino, giuseppe.luppino@regione.emilia-romagna.it

Port Authority of Šibenik-Knin County

Address
Draga, 14 | 22000 – Šibenik
HRVATSKA
Contact person
Ms. Nikolina Aras, nikolina.aras@luskz.hr

Port Network Authority of the Eastern Adriatic Sea

Address
via L. von Bruck, 3 | 34143 – Trieste
ITALIA
Contact person
Ms. Lara Tironi, segreteriagenerale@porto.trieste.it

Port of Bar Holding Company
Development and Cargo handling Department / Development Division

Address
Obala 13 jula bb, | 85000 – Bar
ЦРНА ГОРА (CRNA GORA)
Contact person
Mr. Deda Đelovi, deda.djelovic@lukabar.me

Port of Koper, port and logistic system, public limited company
Department for strategic development

Address
Vojkovo nabrežje, 38 | 6501 – Koper
SLOVENIJA
Contact person
Mr. Roberto Richter, roberto.richter@luka-kp.si

Regional Council of Durres
Department of Regional Development Policies

Address
Lagjia, 2 | 2001 – Durres
ALBANIA
Contact person
Mr. Jovan Likja, jovan.likja@qarkudurres.gov.al

Thessaloniki Port Authority S.A

Address
Pier A, Port of Thessaloniki, | 54012 – Thessaloniki
ΕΛΛΑΔΑ (ELLADA)
Contact person
Ms. Stella Fassa, sfassa@thpa.gr