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The EWTC II project Newsletter no 4 is out

18 November, 2011

The EWTC II project Newsletter no 4 is out!

In this issue you find a report from the project's successful exhibition on a national Green Corridor demonstration day held in Gothenburg. You'll also find a article about the project's contribution to the implementation of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and as usual, information about comming events.

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  • Project finalized and all results available

    The East West Transport Corridor II project ended its activities in September 2012. All project outputs are published on this website and the Green Corridor Manual produced by the project has personally been handed over to e.g. the Swedish Minister of Infrastructure.
    Published 05 February 2013 Read more

  • Successful Final Conference in Vilnius

    On the 7th and 8th of June the EWTCII project had its Final Conference in Vilnius, Lithuania. The conference was attended by 75 persons both from the partnership and others interested in the project and its outputs.
    Published 15 June 2012 Read more

  • Final Conference Presentations and practical information

    Presentations and practical information from the Final Conference in Vilnius on the 7th to 8th of June.
    Published 14 June 2012 Read more

  • Welcome to the East West Transport Corridor II Final Conference June 7th – 8th in Vilnius, Lithuania

    The conference will present an interesting overview of the results of the East West Transport Corridor II project through a series of presentations, discussions and a project exhibition. We look forward to seeing you soon in Vilnius!
    Published 18 May 2012 Read more

  • High ranking conference in Istanbul for developing the East West Transport Corridor

    The vice transport ministers of Turkey and Lithuania, other government representatives and business actors were among the almost 100 participants who attended the conference in Istanbul on March 28th. The main theme was the inclusion of Turkey into the successful, intermodal shuttle service Viking, which operates between Lithuania and the Black Sea. It is said that the Viking constitutes the backbone of the EWTC, serving as a best practice when it comes to multi-level governance of transport chains, cross border harmonization and collaborative business schemes.
    Published 13 April 2012 Read more

  • EWTC II Midterm Evaluation Final Report has been finalized

    The consultant firm Ramboll that have conducted the Midterm Evaluation of the EWTC II project has finalized the final report. The aim of the evaluation has been to analyze the project implementation so far to give recommendations for improvements to the project management.
    Published 22 December 2011 Read more

  • Second Green Corridors Stakeholder Forum held in Gdansk

    In conjunction to the Baltic Development Forum and the Annual Forum on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region, the 2nd Green Corridors Stakeholders Forum was held the 24th of October. The Forum was arranged in cooperation between the three Interreg projects EWTC II, TransBaltic and Scandria as well as the Swedish Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications.
    Published 08 December 2011 Read more

  • Top placement at Swedish Green Corridor demonstration day

    The East West Transport Corridor II project, co-financed by the EU and led by Region Blekinge, participated together with project partner NetPort.Karlshamn at a national demonstration day for green transport in Gothenburg, Sweden on the 22nd of September. Part of the project was judged to be among the top three initiatives to make freight transports more sustainable.
    Published 08 November 2011 Read more

  • Draft report - Purpose, definition and vision for Green Transport Corridors

    A draft report that explores the purpose, definition and vision for Green Transport Corridors in Europe has been published under the direction of the Danish Transport Authority and NetPort.Karlshamn. The report is part of the ongoing work within the East West Transport Corridor project on developing a manual to guide and identify the basic elements, which constitutes a green transport corridor compared to a traditional transport corridor.
    Published 21 July 2011 Read more

  • EWTC II Midterm Conference - Towards a long term strategy

    The EAST WEST TRANSPORT CORRIDOR II project, halfway through its implementation period, held a Midterm Conference in Fredericia, Denmark to share the recent results and developments. Representatives from both public and private stakeholders as well as educational institutions were invited to take part and a mix of local, national and international organizations and businesses attended.
    Published 01 April 2011 Read more

  • First report on Truck Parking Strategy for the East West Transport Corridor

    As a part of the project task 6D, development of an intelligent truck parking concept, the first report has now been published. It is the first step towards meeting the needs from both industry and society and map how Intelligent Transport Systems and Services (ITS) can be a tool to facilitate for drivers and help them comply with driving and rest time regulations, thus also contributing to a more efficient traffic flow in the transport corridor.
    Published 01 April 2011 Read more

  • Green Corridor Manual - Draft Green Corridor Definition

    As a part of the project task 3B, to develop a Green Corridor Manual, the first report has been published. A draft definition has been produced together with the Danish Transport Authority and NetPort.Karlshamn in Sweden.
    Published 31 March 2011 Read more

  • EWTC Association meeting was held in Klaipeda and Karlshamn

    Port of Klaipeda and Karlshamn Municipality was on the 8th to the 9th of November hosts for an East West Transport Corridor Association Meeting. The meeting was held to e.g. familiarize the members of the Association with the transport corridor and the Swedish transport market. At the meeting participated representatives from e.g. Lithuania, Russia and China. Participating from the Swedish industry were representatives from H & M, Volvo, Tetra Laval, Green, and local transport and logistics businesses.
    Published 19 November 2010 Read more

  • Green Corridor Stakeholder's Forum in Tallin

    Adjacent to the BSSSC Annual Conference and the EU Baltic Sea Strategy Annual Forum, the three projects EWTC II, Scandria and TransBaltic together with the Swedish Ministry for Enterprise, Energy and Communication, arranged a Green Corridor Stakeholder’s Forum October 14th in Tallinn.
    Published 20 October 2010 Read more

  • EWTC II Partner Meeting held in Germany

    The first year of the project has passed with the end of MS2. Therefore, EWTC II Partners met on September 23-24 in Schwerin, the capital of the German federal state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, to discuss and evaluate the advancements of the project so far. A Steering Committee Meeting was also held in conjunction to the Partner Meeting.
    Published 28 September 2010 Read more

  • East West Transport Corridor Association constituting meeting, photos and presentations

    Some photos and the presentations from the East West Transport Corridor Association constituting meeting the 29th of June are now available.
    Published 30 July 2010 Read more

  • East West Transport Corridor Association constituting meeting

    Representatives from China, Denmark, France, Germany, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Mongolia, Russia, Sweden and Ukraine, met in Vilnius the 29th of June to constitute the East West Transport Corridor Association. The EWTC Association will be responsible for the long-term management of the East West TC.
    Published 02 July 2010 Read more

  • The East West Transport Corridor discussed by Danish and Swedish ministers

    Ministers from the Danish and Swedish Governments met in Limhamn on June 15th to mark the tenth anniversary of the inauguration of the Oresund Bridge. The continued development and integration of the area was on the agenda and the East West Transport Corridor was discussed.
    Published 18 June 2010 Read more

  • Work on information broker has started

    The procurement process for the information broker in the EWTC II project has been finalized. The project will be managed by the company Info24 in Sweden. The digital information broker will strongly contribute to the streamlining of transports by transport companies, ports, researchers and authorities, thus creating cross-border services and reducing the negative environmental impact of transports.
    Published 15 June 2010 Read more

  • East West Transport Corridor presented at BDF Summit

    This year's Baltic Development Forum Summit was held in Vilnius. The Summit attracted over 600 visitors from around the Baltic Sea and was attended by the President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė as well as the prime ministers of Estonia, Finland and Lithuania.
    Published 07 June 2010 Read more

  • EWTC II has signed agreement on joint green transport corridor activities

    An agreement between the Swedish Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications and the projects TransBaltic, Scandria and East West Transport Corridor II has been signed.
    Published 24 May 2010 Read more

  • Baltic maritime transport after the recession

    The topic of the 7th Baltic Transport Forum will be Baltic maritime transport after the recession. Sea transport and port development between continuity and restructuring are on the agenda.
    Published 26 April 2010 Read more

  • Links to articles related to EWTC II

    The project keeps track of online articles and writings about topics related to the project. Find a weekly link in the Press section.
    Published 09 April 2010 Read more

  • EWTC II at EUSBSR working meeting

    EWTC II project manager Magnus von Schenck presented the project at the first working meeting for implementation bodies regarding the EUSBSR, that took place on March11 2010 in Riga, Latvia.
    Published 17 March 2010 Read more

  • Baltic Development Forum Summit 2010

    For the first time Lithuania and Vilnius will be hosting the Summit of the Baltic Development Forum. It will take place on 1-2 June 2010 in Vilnius.
    Published 12 March 2010 Read more

  • EWTC II - Developing a sustainable and efficient transport corridor

    East West Transport Corridor II is a continuation on the successful East West Transport Corridor Project. The new project will highlight the development of a "Green Corridor Concept" as a best practise case in the European context.
    Published 15 February 2010 Read more

  • TransBaltic 2010 conference registration

    Together with EWTC II, TransBaltic invites 300 politicians and stakeholders to promote infrastructure investments necessary for developing the Baltic Sea Region.
    Published 05 February 2010 Read more

  • Partner login

    Remember to login to the partner section to access all information.
    Published 05 February 2010 Read more

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