SIL 2015, privileged stage for CLYMA

The CLYMA project has planned several promotional activities during the upcoming International Logistics and Material Handling Exhibition (SIL) 2015 to be held between 9th and 11th June in Barcelona. In it, it will be framed, the 9th, the 13th MEDA‐Logistics & Transport Forum, organized by the Association of Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASCAME) and the Consorci of Barcelona’s Zona Franca as a sectoral platform for exchange, reflection and business cooperation in the Mediterranean basin. The forum will be attended by Carles Rua, CLYMA project manager, in the session on the Euro-Mediterranean railway, at 11:45h. The initiative will be also present permanently in the Port of Barcelona’s stand (B220), where Rua will explain all the information about the subject the same day at 16: 45h, as well as in those of the other project partners involved in the fair: the Port of Tarragona, VIIA and the Syndicat Mixte Pyrénées-Méditerranée multimodale Plateforme (MP²).

Recently, the CLYMA has also been part of the presentation of Ifreightmed “New opportunities for multimodal freight transport in the Mediterranean corridor”, last May 26th, where Rua moderated the panel discussion on the possibilities of improving the competitiveness of the multimodal good’s transport. One of the Ifreightmed initiatives has been the development of a manifesto with 10 key actions to improve the multi-modal services in the sphere of ​​the corridor, with the objective that the European Union will take them as a priority within its transport policy.

Besides this, it should be pointed out the presence of CLYMA in the STIMMED 2015, held last week in Marseille, under which the Syndicat Mixte Plate-forme Pyrénées-Méditerranée (MP²) and the Port of Barcelona, ​​two of the project partners, presented the latest updates on the analysis of supply and demand and on the problems for the modal split in the Madrid-Lyon Mediterranean corridor.



The CLYMA project is co-financed by INEA (previously the TEN-T EA) and consists of the implementation of a corridor approach to a section of the Mediterranean Corridor, concretely to the Lyon – Madrid Axis between France and Spain. The Action is comprised of studies on the organization and optimal implementation of the TEN-T network, environmental aspects, identification of the main problems, bottlenecks, etc.

CLYMA project partners are: ALIA, the Maritime Terminal of Zaragoza, the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), the Port of Barcelona, the Port of Tarragona, Portic Barcelona S.A, Syndicat Mixte Plate-forme Pyrénées-Mediterranée, and VIIA.

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