The objective of the Action is to implement the Motorways of the Sea project in the Baltic Sea Region through the ports of Karlskrona and Gdynia. The project will reduce the amount of freight using the northem European motorways and will diminish the related road congestion.
The Action will deliver high-quality Motorways of the Sea infrastructure and services by combining the rail and sea modes of transport in order to eliminate the existing bottlenecks and to create a seamless intermodal transport chain. The project’s result is expected to be an increase in the intermodal share of the corridor from the current 3% to 10% in 2015 and 36% in 2025.
The activities of the Action will focus on the following particular objectives, namely to:
State of progress on 31 December 2010:
The project is being implemented according to schedule. The on-shore power installations in Karlskrona port and the necessary adjustments of Stena Line vessels have been completed.