Five workshops and one best practice tour cover the great variety of questions and challenges of this topic.
Starting with modern port operations a focus is on efficient container handling. Standardised electronic data information (EDI) systems across Europe are a further target of a common European transport policy and will be discussed in a workshop and analysed two studies
. Finally, the analysis of appropriate hinterland connections will be discussed.
The expected results are an increase of know-how among partners and EU-wide to increase efficiency of operations within the port and to promote the use of environmentally friendly hinterland connections.