EU to Support the Upgrade of Swedish Maritime Infrastructure

Press Release
Thursday, February 28, 2013

The European Union will co-finance with over €2.5 million from the TEN-T Program a project to improve the maritime infrastructure in Lake Mälaren in Sweden to increase the role of maritime transport in the area and foster intermodality and relieve congestion on road and rail.


The project, which was selected for funding under the 2011 TEN-T Annual Call, will support the preparation of the necessary studies and documentation which are necessary to obtain a building permit from the relevant Swedish authorities.


Once completed, it will pave the way for the construction phase, which will look at improving the maritime infrastructure in order to improve efficiency, safety of navigation and environmental performance by increasing the depth and width of the fairways and the main canal and improving the already existing lock. On completion, Lake Mälaren will be accessible by larger vessels, increasing the time and cost efficiency of maritime transportation.


The project will be managed by the Trans-European Transport Network Executive Agency and is set to be completed by December 2014.

 

Maritime Reporter September 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Navigation

New Functionality in WatchMate Vision

Vesper Marine has announced updates to its WatchMate Vision and XB-8000 product lines.   Now, in addition to transmitting and receiving position, course, speed

St. Lawrence Seaway Receives Strike Notice

The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) was served a 72-hour notice to strike by UNIFOR, a group representing the Seaway’s 460 unionized employees.

L-3 MSI Supplies Navigation for the Oasis Class

L-3 Marine Systems International (L-3 MSI) has been awarded a contract to provide its NACOS Platinum navigation system, including an integrated dynamic positioning system,

Finance

Italy Ending Med Sea Rescues

Rights groups warn of risk of more deaths; EU mission Triton will have more limited scope. Italy said on Friday it would close a sea rescue mission that has saved the lives of more than 100,

St. Lawrence Seaway Workers Extend Strike Deadline

The union that represents workers on the St. Lawrence Seaway, the waterway that links the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean, has extended a strike deadline to Monday at 5 p.

Mitsubishi Exits Cruise Business; Books $357m Loss

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) announced its decision to book an extraordinary loss from its cruise ship business in the company's consolidated financial

Environmental

Equinox Class Scrubber Systems Receive Certification

Algoma Central Corporation (“Algoma”), the largest Canadian shipowner and operator of domestic Great Lakes vessels announces that it has received all requisite

MARAD Tests Alternative Power for Ships

The Maritime Administration (MARAD) is testing state-of-the-art, environmentally efficient technology onboard the Training Ship (TS) Kennedy.   The National Defense

DNV GL Approvals for SAACKE Scrubbers

Classification increases planning certainty for exhaust gas scrubber operators.   The classification society DNV GL has certified the SAACKE exhaust gas scrubber

 
 
Maritime Contracts Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1313 sec (8 req/sec)