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Project "AMBER COAST LOGISTICS"

On 7th February 2011 the Freeport of Riga agreed to become a partner in the European Union Baltic Sea Region Programme 2007 – 2013 project AMBER COAST LOGISTICS.

Project is co-financed by the Baltic Sea regional Programme. The Lead Partner for the Project is Hafen Hamburg Marketing e.V.

Timeframe

October 2011 – March 2014

Organization of the Project Work

The work of the Project will be organized in 5 work packages:

  1. Project Management and Administration
  2. Communication and Information
  3. Flow of Goods and Institutional/Legal Aspects Especially Relevant for Low Accessibility Areas
  4. Sustainable and Efficient Transport Concepts and Multi-modal Transport Chains
  5. Regional Logistics Integration for Areas with Low Accessibility

Project Partners

 

There are 20 project partners involved:

  Hafen Hamburg Marketing e.V
  Fährhafen Sassnitz GmbH
  Fraunhofer-Center für Maritime Logistik und Dienstleistungen
Baltic Sea Forum e.V.
Investor Center Ostbrandenburg GmbH
Zarzad Portu Morskiego Elblag
Instytut Logistyki i Magazynowania
FDT – FORENINGEN AF DANSKE TRANSPORTCENTRE
Skandinavisk Transport Center / Køge Havn
Klaipedos valstybinio juru uosto direkcija
Klaipedos laivybos tyrimų centras
Ministry for Transport, Building and Regional Development Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Rīgas brīvostas pārvalde
Latvijas loģistikas asociācija
Ventspils brīvostas pārvalde
CASE Białoruś - Centrum Analiz Społeczno-Ekonomicznych Białoruś
Республиканское инновационное унитарное предприятие «Научно-технологический парк БНТУ «Политехник»
Белорусская торгово-промышленная палата
Ассоциация Международных Экспедиторов и Логистики «БАМЭ»
Государственное учреждение образования «Институт бизнеса и менеджмента технологий» БГУ

Work Package 4

The Freeport of Riga is responsible for the Work package 4 Sustainable and Efficient Transport Concepts and Multi-modal Transport Chains.

4 activities are envisaged in the Work Package 4:

  • Macro economic development, multi-modal transport market prospects and the impact on port hinterland structures in the ACL region (November 2011 – November 2012)
  • Innovative operational concepts of multimodal transport chains and environmental impacts (March 2012 - July 2013)
  • Operational challenges at the port interfaces of multi-modal transport chains in the light of their hinterland development January 2012 – September 2013
  • Launching of a "Multimodal Transport Action Programme" for the ACL region and beyond (January 2013 – March 2014)

Project Activities

18th – 19th October 2011 - Project AMBER COAST LOGISTICS kick-off meeting in Hamburg, information at www.ambercoastlogistics.com .

8th and 9th December 2011 – Work Package 4 Steering Committee meeting in Riga, information at http://www.ambercoastlogistics.com/content/partner-meeting-riga-0809-december-2011.

14th – 16th February 2012 - Workshop in Ventspils.

 

icon Press Release_Amber Coast Logistics_Belarus_EN (84.86 kB)

 

On 22nd and 23rd of April, 2013 a working seminar of the EU Baltic Sea Region Programme AMBER COAST LOGISTICS took place in Copenhagen. During the seminar participants analyzed the work done up to the mid-term of the project.

During the Project several studies and best practice guides were published:

icon The Technological Dimension of Accessibility within the Amber Coast Logistics Region (3.63 MB)

icon Political and administrative dimension of accessibility (216.4 kB)

icon Macro-economic development and multi-modal cargo flows of the South-Eastern Baltic Sea region/Belaru (1.37 MB)

icon Influence of Organizational Dimensions Determining Accessibility in Transportation (174.52 kB)

A icon Brochure Mid-term Results eng-fin (4.45 MB), was presented at the seminar, the document analyzes the results of the Project work.

icon Operational Challenges to Port Interfaces (14.16 MB)