Published 16 Mar, 2017
Gdynia surrounded by core network transport corridors – the stakeholder dialogue goes on
The City of Gdynia is a gateway to European transport corridors; to the Baltic-Adriatic corridor as well as to the Bothnian Green Logistic corridor. The later one runs also via the Swedish region of Blekinge. Thus, in the TENTacle project, the City of Gdynia and Region Blekinge join forces and carry out a wide range of common activities.
On 28 February 2017, over 30 participants of 19 organisations came together to discuss synergies between the project’s case studies of Gdynia (Baltic-Adriatic CNC urban node) and Blekinge’s case study (Karlskrona between the three core network corridors).
The key consideration of the workshop was the synergy and simultaneous growth of the regions’ potentials – connected by Motorways of the Sea (MoS). The participants first listened to the project cases aims. Also “The Motorways of the Sea Detailed Implementation Plan” was discussed as fresh and important stimulus for TENTacle project.
During the workshop, business figures were presented as well as a statistical and analytical review of the Polish-Swedish trade via Gdynia. Turnovers are becoming bigger and bigger every year. Gdynia is finding answers for this increased demand of trade services. Presentations of new projects in the Port of Gdynia were given: ferry terminal, last mile connections, and intermodal solutions. However everything is connected to the key performance indicators of the core network corridors and waiting for further actions. It may only bring good solutions in the future.
The MoS Detailed Implemention plan also recommends “synchro-modality” as a new instrument for effective MoS connections. Should the development of the Baltic MoS Link from Gdynia to Karlskrona follow this and start a new stage of development: transformation the existing SSS Agencies into MoS Agencies?
Another key consideration: implementation of political agreements and spinning of public entities should be done by effective territorial cooperation. Kurt Bodewig, Baltic Adriatic core network corridor coordinator, suggests to “come from a regional and national planning perspective to a real corridor perspective”.
For further information please contact:
Gdynia City Hall
+48 58 668 21 10