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Ports and Logistics training website goes live

A website dedicated to the technical profiles and training curriculum for the Ports and Logistics se...

Developing Innovative New Products and Services? Funding available from Innovate UK

Businesses can apply for a share of up to 20 million to develop ideas for innovative new products a...

Events

DIT South East Agents and Distributors Masterclass, 23rd May 2018, Leatherhead

This DIT masterclass will benefit delegates that want to improve the performance of their business w...

Developing the Composites Workforce, 24th May 2018, Nottingham

This workshop, run by the Workforce Development Group of the Composites Leadership Forum, aims to id...

Current Projects - PROPOSSE: Short-sea shipping project

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PROPOSSE paper presented at World Conference on Transport Research...

While short sea shipping is one of the oldest forms of transporting cargo, in recent years it has been largely superseded in Europe by an all conquering road transport system. Yet a judicious use of short sea shipping routes can deliver cost benefits.

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Alternative options for Short Sea Shipping Routes...

The transport of goods between the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe is predominantly via Dover and Calais, and this route currently attracts over 80% of the traffic. Irish hauliers consistently use the roads in Wales and England as a land bridge to Dover. But there are alternatives into mainland Europe via the western channel ports, Portsmouth, Poole and Plymouth.

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PROPOSSE project overview...

PROPOSSE is an EU co-funded Interreg project within the framework of the Transnational Cooperation Programme Atlantic Area 2007-2013.

Marine South East and the Port of Poole are representing the UK as partners in the recently launched PROPOSSE short-sea shipping project.

The aim is to look at creating effective new short-sea shipping routes between the participating regions.

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