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A high speed rail connection for new ports at Ashdod and Eilat - 04/24/2015 - Hélène Lesman, in JERUSALEM

ISRAEL. Israel will soon have new ports at Eilat on the Red Sea and Ashdod on the Mediterranean. To facilitate the transport of freight, a high speed railway line will connect the two seas.

Algeciras aims to defend its title as the “Port of the Mediterranean” - 04/24/2015 - Francis Matéo, in BARCELONA

SPAIN. The Port of Algeciras aims to maintain its leading position in goods handling in the Mediterranean by reaching 100 million tonnes this year.

The Port of Barcelona looks ahead to 2020 - 04/24/2015 - Francis Matéo, in BARCELONA

SPAIN. The Port of Barcelona aims to improve road and rail access in a bid to increase goods traffic by 50% thanks to scheduled investments in cooperation with the local government (Generalitat of Catalonia) and the state (Ministry of Equipment).

Ro-ro traffic gets a boost in Marseille thanks to higher volume container flows - 04/24/2015 - Caroline Garcia, MARSEILLE

FRANCE. Marseille is banking on container shipping to regain its position as the leading port in the Mediterranean. These investments will also benefit ro-ro services.
 

The Port of Patras will be linked to the Greek railway network by 2020 - 04/24/2015 - Angélique Kourounis et Thomas Iacobi, in ATHENS

GREECE. Athens aims to open up the country via modernisation of its ports and road and railway networks. Priority will be given to infrastructures connecting ro-ro services to railway lines and the Port of Patras should be the first to benefit by 2020.

Portugal banks on ro-ro services to strengthen its links to Europe - 04/24/2015 - Marie-Line Darcy, in LISBON

PORTUGAL. The port of Leixões near Porto hopes to become less peripheral in Europe by developing ro-ro services thanks to a 26m-long ramp and a 310m-long quay.

Development of the port of Rijeka continues thanks to the “Gateway Projekt” - 04/24/2015 - Giovanni Vale, in ZAGREB

CROATIA. Since 2003, almost €190 million has been invested in Rijika, Croatia’s largest port, to boost its competitiveness and link it the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T). A further €31 million has been allocated for 2015.

Southern Europe is banking on container shipping to boost ro-ro - 04/24/2015 - Caroline Garcia, MARSEILLE

MEDITERRANEAN. Ports in southern Europe are working hard to lure container traffic from Anvers and Rotterdam. An increase in ro-ro traffic could follow in its wake.