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Transport: deal on multimodal freight link Fvg-Lithuania

Agreement to be signed with ministers Giovannini and Skuodis

06 September, 14:22
(ANSA) - TRIESTE, SEP 6 - To design and launch a new multimodal logistics artery for goods, fundamental in the dynamics of the EU, on the axis between Friuli Venezia Giulia and Lithuania. This is the main objective of an international cooperation framework agreement that will be signed this afternoon in Trieste in the presence of Enrico Giovannini, Minister of Infrastructure and Sustainable Mobility Sustainability in Italy, and by Marius Skuodis, Lithuania's Minister of Transport and Communications. The project's main partners for the Italian side are the Societa' Alpe Adria, owned in equal shares by the Port Network Authority of the Eastern Adriatic Sea, the Fvg Region and the Italian State Railways, and Samer & Co. Shipping based in Trieste. The foreign partners will be the Lithuanian railway company AB-LTG Cargo and the Duisport Agency GmbH based in Duisburg. The memorandum aims to start and enhance freight transport between Kaunas, Lithuania, and the ports of Trieste and Monfalcone, including through the inland port of Duisburg and the inland logistics system of Fvg, and develop freight transport in other directions between the Baltic Sea, Scandinavian countries and Italy. (ANSA).

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