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1 Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications Sweden Green Corridors Jerker Sjögren TransBaltic WP3 Seminar Stockholm

2 Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications Sweden The Swedish Transport Policy Context Sweden is a sparsely populated country The Swedish economy is heavily dependent on international trade Growing demand for transport Global warming needs immediate action

3 Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications Sweden The Swedish Logistics Forum Advisory Forum to the government chaired by the transport minister Åsa Torstensson Since autumn members: transport buyers, transport companies, researchers Arena for dialogue, exchange and cooperation; triple helix Quarterly meetings and an Annual Open Meeting

4 Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications Sweden Green Corridors – a Swedish initiative Concept launched by EU: Freight Action Plan, ITS Action Plan, Green Paper on TEN-T Swedish initiative within the Logistics Forum Objectives: - to demonstrate efficient transport solutions - to promote development of Green Corridors in EU transport policy - to establish partnership for European Corridors

5 Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications Sweden What is a Green Corridor? Sustainable logistic solutions Co-modality Harmonised system of rules Concentration of freight flows Effective transshipment points Platform for innovation

6 Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications Sweden What we have done Kick-off 1 Octobre working groups: Market, Intermodal, Innovation & Technology, Policy and Communications All modes of transport and ”all” stakeholders More than 30 running projects and proposals Seminar 30 June in Visby ITS World Congress September i Stockholm Green Corridors in Baltic Sea Region – seminar 24 November EU Green Corridor ”kick-off” 9 December

7 Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications Sweden RoRo Rail shows co-modal solutions from road to rail without a crane Green Corridors

8 Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications Sweden Copyright: Gerhard Troche, 2009 Hallsberg – Maschen – a green European corridor Efficient international rail freight New line infrastructure eliminates bottlenecks Longer trains Increased loading gauge allows cost efficient transport of semi-trailers on flat wagons Future – trailer on flat wagon (800 mm floor height) Green Corridors

9 Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications Sweden Green Corridors in Baltic Sea Region Strategic projects East West Transport Corridor II Scandria TransBaltic Baltic Transport Outlook

10 Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications Sweden SCANDRIA in general Project in Brief Interfaces in BSR

11 Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications Sweden Green Corridors and the Baltic Sea Strategy Baltic Transport Outlook - a common study basement for closer cooperation Infrastructure planning – initiative already taken within the nordic-baltic cooperation Green corridors well anchored in the strategy: ”Cooperate for smarter transport” -Flagship projects ”Facilitate efficient overall Baltic freight transport and logistics solutions” by developing Green Corridor concept through the implementation of concrete projects”

12 Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications Sweden Next step: Green Corridor 2.0 – what is needed? Political support Stakeholders involvement; goods owners etc Selected pilots Low hanging fruits Innovative solutions New business models Rules/regulations for test period/area Eliminated bottlenecks

13 Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications Sweden Green Corridor Hype – what will happen now? EU Green Corridor kick-off 9 December 2009 Super Green Strategic projects in the Baltic Sea Region Green Corridor concept and TEN-T Conceptual developments Crossborder pilots Business driven - partnership for commercial corridor; new business models Green Corridor Action Plan

14 Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications Sweden Thank you for the attention!


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