PROMARES - Promoting maritime and multimodal freight transport in the Adriatic Sea
PROMARES is a European project of the Italy-Croatia Interreg Program 2014-2020 which involves 10 partners with a total budget of approximately 2.7 million of euro.
The projects in promoted and coordinated by the Port Network Authority of the Eastern Adriatic Sea and invovles the North Adriatic Sea Port Authority (Ports of Venice and Chioggia), the Central and Southern Adriatic Sea Ports Authoritiy, Venice International University, Interporto di Trieste, Institute for Transport and Logistics, as well as the University of Rijeka and the Port Authorities of Split and Rijeka.
The objective of the projects is to define common strategies and develop joint actions among partners to improve intermodal transport in the Adriatic area. The first objective is to increase the efficiency of existing nodes, through capacity optimization and congestion reduction. Secondly the project will support the development of Short Sea Shipping and Motorways of the Sea.
What for the Port of Venice and Chioggia: the North Adriatic Sea Port Authority has a budget of around 230.000 euros. With these resources, an analysis on the needs for the improvement of intermodal connections will be carried out. This will prepare the implementation of a pilot action to optimize the current ICT system for railway manoeuvring in the port area.