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Funding available for SMEs working on technologies for small flying objects in the Blue Growth Sector

UFO (Emerging IndUstries new value chains boosted by small Flying Objects) is a new European Project...

New funded support for SMEs with Earth Observation technologies, deadline for registration 5th November 2020

Space2Waves, a new European Funded project, has launched a Call of Interest to support SMEs with ear...

Events

Oceanology International, 1st-4th December 2020, online

Oceanology International has been the world’s largest ocean technology exhibition and conference for...

University of Portsmouth Workshop on Funding, 2nd December 2020, 11.00-13.00, online

This webinar is for businesses, researchers and academics to find out more about the funding and sup...

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While short sea shipping is one of the oldest forms of transporting cargo, in recent years it has been largely superseded in Europe by an all conquering road transport system.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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