Transport and logistics
Transport and logistics play a key role in the delivery of sustainable cities and are an important factor for economic growth, while accounting for a quarter of the carbon dioxide emissions produced in the UK each year, with over 70% of EU greenhouse gas emissions from road transport.
iTransfer aims to improve water-based public transport in Europe’s North Sea Region by developing innovative and sustainable ferry technology. By creating more efficient ferry operations and making regional ports more accessible it also seeks to increase the number of passengers commuting by water. Travelling by ferry is often more sustainable, easier and quicker, and provides essential services to remote communities...read more>>>
LO-PINOD: (Logistics Optimisation for Ports Intermodality: Network, Opportunities, Development) aims to challenge existing thinking on freight distribution and offer more sustainable and efficient alternatives. By improving shortsea routes, local ports and their inland connections, LO-PINOD activity is designed to encourage more freight to be distributed by sea. This can help reduce over-reliance on road transport, lessen the environmental impact of supply chains and deliver social and economic benefits to communities and businesses across the North Sea region...read more>>>
Weastflows (west and east freight flows) is a €9 million project designed to help make freight and logistics in North West Europe (NWE) more efficient and sustainable. Part funded by the Interreg IVB NWE programme, the project addresses the need for connected freight flows between the North West Europe, the rest of Europe and Asia...read more>>>