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2 2012/2013 FIRST SEEDS OF THE WIDERMOS PROJECT The new TEN-T guidelines Regulation EU 1315/2013: Core Network Comprehensive Network 9 Multimodal Core Network Corridors EMERGING NEEDS: #modalintegration #interoperability #coordinateddevelopment The development of the TEN-T network not only depends on the deployment of the 9 Core Network Corridors, it also depends on the deployment of the Motorways of the Sea. Motorways of the Sea represent the maritime dimension of the TEN-T network playing a fundamental role for the coherent development of the network. 2


4 JUNE 2013: WIDERMOS PROJECT STARTED TO RUN... TEN-T Core Network Corridors...THERE IS A CONNECTION TO BUILD......THE WIDERMOS ANSWER IS... Corridor Management Platforms * Need for a long term effective and sustainable connection between TEN-T corridors and MoS Interoperability governance Motorways of the Sea...SUPPORTING INTEROPERABILITY BETWEEN THE SEA AND OTHER TRANSPORT MODES... * * Corridor Management Platform - CMP: Exchange of information aiming at overcoming specific bottlenecks with a focus on paperless logistics/e-customs processes, and on the integration of inland terminals, in particular through rail connections. The Corridor Management Platform is implemented through pilot schemes in the 5 ports involved in the WiderMoS project: La Spezia, Barcelona, Leixões, Rostock and Kiel. MoS prospective study and governance models analysis MoS prospective study in 2020 and beyond: A strategic study laying out options and opportunities for the future deployment of MoS New Governance Models: An in-depth analysis of 4 topics linked to the deployment of the New Governance Models of the Core Network Corridors * As an operative and policy supporting framework, WiderMoS improves the interface between maritime transport and other modes (mainly rail) by developing new port/ship/rail interfaces and efficient port-hinterland connections, by connecting ports and integrating origins and destinations, and bridging gaps in, and between, different trade corridors. 4

5 DECEMBER 2015: THREE YEARS OF WORKS 16 partners 4 Member States: Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal More than 100 stakeholders support 9 Technical Meetings 6 Steering Committees 2 TEN-T days: Tallinn 2013, Riga Stakeholder Conference: Brussels 3 Clustering Events: Lisbon, Brussels, Athens 1 Dissemination event: Munich Several Regional Stakeholder Meetings: Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal 2 cross fertilization meetings in Poland 4 MoS conferences: Venice, Gothenburg, Copenaghen, Liverpool International and local events: Brasil, Panama Final Conference in La Spezia Corridor Management Platform : 10 Pilot actions - 3 CMPs implemented MEMBER STATES INVOLVED: ITALY, GERMANY, PORTUGAL, SPAIN Coordinator: La Spezia Port Authority Budget: total 5,940,000 - EU contribution 2,970,000 MOTORWAY OF THE SEA LINKING THE TEN-T CORE NETWORK CORRIDORS

6 Corridor Management Platforms ACTIVITY 1 WIDERMOS IS... A SET OF TOOLS CONNECTING SHIPPING TO INLAND: 1 Efficient port to rail logistics 2 Customs fast lane via rail 3 Customs fast lane via truck 4 Intermodal customs fast lane 5 Door to door logistics chain planning and execution 6 Efficient Overseas Logistics Corridors (coming soon) 6

7 CMP ITALY The Italian CMP solution allows for the planning, management and monitoring of the transport of cargo within different terminals (ports and inland ports) by different modes of transport (rail and truck). It is also linked to the National Customs System. Examples: Exchange of rail information as regards imports and exports between the port of La Spezia and the inland terminals of Melzo (RHM) and Padua. A customs rail corridor between the port of La Spezia and the inland terminal of Melzo CMP SPAIN The Spanish CMP is a network of business interoperating platforms, enabling shippers and other logistic actors to control their operations throughout the supply chain. Examples: CMP from Pamplona to Italy through the intermodal node of Zaragoza and the port of Barcelona CMP from Zaragoza to Italy through the port of Barcelona CMP GERMANY The German CMP develops communication tools together with ITinterfaces with the aim of improving the flow of information between actors along the supply chain. Examples: Information exchange between Kiel and Rostock ports: estimated time of arrival (ETA), information message for intermodal train operations, electronic data interchange (EDI) with port terminals, online train time table information system, electronic booking interface (EBO) for customers, port information systems, train planner. CMP PORTUGAL The Portuguese CMP implements a Logistics Single Window (LSW) for the Portuguese market, ensuring interoperability with a global service provider (INTTRA) and indexing the services catalogue (Ocean schedules). Examples: Multiple LSW Platforms: Portugal, Spain, Brazil, Interoperability with INTTRA shipping portal. 7

8 MoS prospective study and governance model analysis ACTIVITY 2 WIDERMOS PROJECT AIMS... TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE GOVERNANCE OF THE CORE NETWORK CORRIDORS BY ANALYZING 4 SPECIFIC GOVERNANCE- RELATED TRANSPORT QUESTIONS: 1 How to facilitate customs procedures? 2 How to better connect the Core and Comprehensive Network? 3 How to make the Corridors more environmentally-friendly? 4 How to increase efficiency of logistics processes on Corridors? 8

9 4 WORKING GROUPS 1 WG CUSTOMS The WG discussed how customs procedures are interacting with logistics processes, in particular in port nodes. The results showed that the processes of all stakeholders involved should be integrated. This would optimise flows and create a real-time control network (supported by physical and documentary monitoring of goods), allowing in turn for greater operational efficiency and cost savings. The roadmap designed by the stakeholders in this WG proposes possible future actions in the short, medium and long term. The objective is to implement a modern model of Customs 4.0 adapted to today s world and that can facilitate international trade. 3 WG GREEN CORRIDORS The WG concluded that a future scenario in which green corridors would develop was possible. In order to achieve this several recommendations were put forward. These include: cleaner trucks and vessels (with the use of alternative fuels such as LNG), the concentration of freight traffic in major hubs and on long distances, the development of co-modality and advanced technology (ICT), the equipment of alternative fuels infrastructure at strategic locations, incentives towards greener ways of transport, implementation of ITS and environmentallyfriendly hubs. 2 WG LOGISTICS The WG discussed measures to increase the efficiency and sustainability of logistics systems, by looking in particular at the opportunities provided by digital solutions but also by removing communication bottlenecks between actors. E-Freight and training programmes were in this context recommended as solutions for more effective logistics operations. The role of the public and private sectors as regards supply chain safety and security was emphasised, in particular by guaranteeing and endorsing processes and standards to be implemented by all parties concerned. The objective of the recommendations put forward in this WG is to improve operations across the whole logistics chain and ensure seamless connections between transport operators, logistics agents and authorities. 4 WG CORE AND COMPREHENSIVE The WG identified two solutions to overcome the critical issues related to the core and comprehensive networks (for e.g. missing links and difficulty in accessing funding for the comprehensive network). The first is regulation-driven, meaning that the future review of the CEF regulation would give room to fund projects on the comprehensive network sections/nodes when they are functional to the full development of the core network and its corridors. The second is governance and business driven, meaning that local and regional governments, fostered by private operators will join their efforts in finding their own resources to carry out the infrastructure works needed. Other proposals brought forward by the WG were mostly of technical nature including modification of tunnels and traffic management systems. MOTORWAYS OF THE SEA TODAY AND TOMORROW MOTORWAYS OF THE SEA TODAY AND TOMORROW STUDY ON THE MEDIUM TERM STATE OF THE ART AND PROSPECTIVE OPTIONS FOR MOTORWAYS OF THE SEA IN 2020 AND BEYOND STUDY ON THE MEDIUM TERM STATE OF THE ART AND PROSPECTIVE OPTIONS FOR MOTORWAYS OF THE SEA IN 2020 AND BEYOND MOS STUDY: LAYING OUT OPTIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE FUTURE DEPLOYMENT OF MOS AND ASSESSING ITS POTENTIAL AS THE MARITIME DIMENSION OF THE TEN-T NETWORK AND AS THE 10TH CORRIDOR IN THE NETWORK Focus on themes: Motorways of the Sea today Motorways of the Sea tomorrow geostrategic and policy evolutions Trade and maritime transport trends geostrategic framework The Policy Framework Stakeholders views MoS funding opportunities 9

10 TEN-T Days Tallinn, October 2013 Dissemination event at Transport Logistic Munich, 5-8 May 2015 TEN-T Days Riga, June 2015 Stakeholder Conference - Brussels, 22 October

11 Connecting Motorways of the Sea andten-t Corridors through Customs Rome, 8 June 2015 MoS Conference - Liverpool, May 2015 Trendings & Prospectives of the Motorways of the Sea, a European Concept for the Central American Countries - Panama,18-19 November rd clustering Joint Final Event - Athens, 3-4 December

12 WIDERMOS FINAL CONFERENCE ON 28TH AND 29TH OCTOBER 2015, LA SPEZIA A high level two days conference dedicated to the core content of WiderMoS. With about 200 participants and 40 speakers, the conference provided the ideal platform to discuss the future development of MoS as a facilitator of internal and external trade. Issues such as macro-economic trends and business considerations were also discussed in depth. KEYNOTES from the Final Conference The connection created by this network allows the possibility to invest in material and immaterial infrastructures, and the opportunity to improve the market and the efficiency of the supply chain. Under these conditions, the port plays a key role inside the logistics chain and WiderMoS respects this goal (...) The maritime dimension is now on the map. Mr. Simpson OBE, EU Coordinator for MoS We are part of the same continent and we should support the market. It s a challenge, but also a big opportunity. Thanks to this project the port of La Spezia has become one of the most important ports in Europe Mr. Anselmo, MoS Principal Administrator TEN-T Policy, DG MOVE 12


14 WIDERMOS APP MOS E-BOOK PORT DATA PROJECT DESCRIPTION NEWS available for ios and Android LOOKING TO THE FUTURE.. Although we can t predict the future, we know exactly where we want to go! The full integration of maritime transport into the global door to door logistics chain. Have a nice trip! contact: Federica Montaresi - WiderMoS Coordinator further information: 14

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