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European Commission EuroMediterranean cooperation on transport & Regional Transport Action Plan Roel HOENDERS European Commission EuropeAid – Cooperation office

Logistics training needs in the Mediterranean partner countries LOGISMED Seminar – 23 / 24 November 2011

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Themes to be covered

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1. EuroMed Regional Transport cooperation 2. Two major work programme priorities: -

Implementation of Regional Transport Action Plan (RTAP)

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Development of Trans Mediterranean Transport network (TMN-T)

3. EuroMed transport cooperation on logistics: Action 17 of the RTAP

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UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE

CO-PRESIDENCY OF THE UNION FOR THE MEDITERRANEAN EUROMED TRANSPORT MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE

EUROMED TRANSPORT FORUM RTAP Actions: Monitoring:32 – Coord. WG’s: 33 – Establ.perm.secr.:34 (Supported by: Main contract & CETMO contract)

WG on Infrastructure & Regulatory Issues

WG on Aviation

RTAP Actions: Horizontal:1,17,22,23,24,25, 28 - Infrastr:18,19,20,33 - Finance:29,30,31 (Supported by: Main & CETMO contract)

RTAP Actions: Aviation market:14 – Air Safety & Security:15,16 (Supported by: Aviation Project)

WG on GNSS RTAP Actions: Introd. of GNSS:27 (Supported by: GNSS-METIS project)

WG on Maritime Affairs, Ports and Short Sea Shipping RTAP Actions: Reforms shipping sector:6

Sub-Group on Road & Rail Regulatory Issues

Sub-Group on Motorways of the Seas

RTAP Actions: Road Transport: 10,11,26 – Rail: 12,13 (Supported by: Main contract)

RTAP Actions: Improving efficiency of ports:2,3,4,5 – MoS Pilot Projects:21 (Supported by:MEDA MoS project)

Task Force on Financing Issues

Sub-Group on Maritime Safety

(Supported by: Main contract)

RTAP Actions: Regulatory Reform Maritime Safety & Security:7,8,9 (Supported by: Safemed project)


Regional Transport Action Plan (RTAP) for the Mediterranean 2007-2013

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• Following conclusions of the EuroMed Transport First Ministerial Conference (Marrakech 2005) – Adopted during EuroMed Transport Forum of 2007 • Implemented by EuroMed Transport Forum and working groups & EU financed technical assistance programmes • Annex A: list of infrastructure projects requiring financing • Annex B: Set of 34 actions in different transport sectors & targets regulatory (institutional) reform and infrastructure network planning and implementation • Ongoing mid-term monitoring of progress made since its adoption in 2007 and possible new directions & priorities.

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Trans Mediterranean Transport Network (TMN-T) 1.

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• Extension of the Trans European Transport Network (TEN-T) to the neighbouring countries and in region itself: further promoting economic integration among Mediterranean partners, trade facilitation & cohesion and stability. • Development of transport infrastructre priority projects on this network and further regulatory reform to stimulate an efficient, interoperable, safe and secure transport network • TMN-T to be adopted during the next EuroMediterranean Transport Ministerial Conference • Network of logistics platforms to be included in the transport network 5


Trans Mediterranean Transport Network (TMN-T) 2.

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TMN-T is based on the axes of the 2007 High Level Group

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Trans Mediterranean Transport Network (TMN-T) 3.

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Work document of the current status of the TMN-T

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EuroMed Transport cooperation on logistics Action 17 of the RTAP 1. Regional EuroMed Transport Programmes

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• EuroMed Transport contract - (2003/2009 - 9,7M€) • EuroMed Transport Main contract II – (2010/2012 – 4.5M€) • MEDA Motorways of the Seas I (2006/2010 – 4,8M€) MEDA Motorways of the Seas II (2010/2013 - 6M€) • EuroMed Transport Safemed I – (2006/2008 - 4,5M€) EuroMed Transport Safemed II – (2009/2011 -5,5M€) • EuroMed Aviation I project – (2007/2010 – 5M€) • EuroMed Aviation II project – (2011/2013 – 4M€) • EuroMed Satellite Navigation (GNSS) project (4,5M€) – METIS (2006/2009 – 2,5M) EuroMed Satellite Navigation (GNSS) project II (4,5M€) – (2010/2012) • EuroMed Transport Road & Rail – (2011-2014 – 5M€) • CETMO contract (Centre d'Etudes des Transports pour la Méditerranée Occidentale) – (2009/2012 – 1.5 M€)

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EuroMed Transport cooperation on logistics Action 17 of the RTAP 2. • EuroMed Transport Motorways of the Seas programmes

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Phase 1 (2006-2010): - support to the development of pilot projects aiming at upgrading port and shipping operations, including hinterland and logistics activities; - two reports on Logistics Activity Zones & Intermodal Logistics Phase 2 (2010-2013): - continued support to pilot projects, with enhanced focus on hinterland connections to Logistics Platforms & intermodality • EuroMed Transport CETMO contract - Study on the situation of the logstics sector in the Western Mediterranean • EuroMed Transport Main Contract II - Technical assistance to the EuroMed Transport infrastructure priority projects (Logistics Platforms in Syria & Egypt) 9


Thank you for your attention,

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Roel HOENDERS European Commission EuropeAid Cooperation Office Transport cooperation – EuroMed Transport roel.hoenders@ec.europa.eu

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