TransLogMED: UfM launches project to improve intermodal transport connectivity in the Mediterranean
May 11, 2018
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) has launched the “TransLogMED” project at the first Mediterranean Conference on Maritime Transport and Logistics, held on 8-9 May in Ismailia (Egypt), under the auspices of H.E. Abdel Fattah El Sisi, President of Egypt and in the presence of H.E. Eng. Sherif Ismail, Prime Minister of Egypt, and in partnership with the Suez Canal Authority, the Egyptian Ministry of Transport and the Association of the Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASCAME).
Over a 5-year period, the project will promote sustainable door-to-door multimodal solutions by providing certified training and knowledge-transfer programmes to more than 1,000 professionals of the transport and logistics sector inAlgeria, Egypt, Jordan, Italy, Morocco, Spain, and Tunisia.
The TransLogMED project is implemented by the European School of Intermodal Transport and was unanimously endorsed by the 43 UfM Member States in November 2017 as a priority project to promote sustainable transport connectivity in the Euro-Mediterranean region.
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) is an intergovernmental Euro-Mediterranean organisation which brings together all 28 countries of the European Union and 15 countries of the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean.