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Marine Engineering pre-apprenticeship and work readiness courses available this September

Paragon Skills are offering students the opportunity to complete pre-apprenticeship and work readine...

Offshore Wind Innovation Exchange : Call for Ideas

Innovate UK/Knowledge Transfer Network are calling innovators from all UK industries to help drive c...

Events

DIT Ready, Set, Export Festive Breakfast, 15th December 2017, Tunbridge Wells

The Department for International Trade (DIT) South East are hosting a festive breakfast event for bu...

Shipwrights' Lectures - Registration Now Open, 10th January 2018, Southampton

The next Shipwrights' Lectures will be held at 14.00 on 10th January 2018 at the Nuffield Theatre, S...

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While short sea shipping is one of the oldest forms of transporting cargo, in recent years it has been largely superseded in Europe by an all conquering road transport system.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