Integrating Core Maritime Ports in Gdynia and Koper with TENT-T Baltic -Adriatic Corridor Infrastructure
Keywords:maritime ports, TEN-T, TEN-T network, Baltic-Adriatic corridor, transport infrastructure, transport policy
Maritime ports are key elements of transport TEN-T system. As the volume of cargo processed by ports in TENT-T network is rising, it is necessary develop ports’ infrastructure to accommodate rising cargo flows. Gateway ports as Gdynia or Koper seize the opportunity to become more competitive by adapting to international infrastructure standards. The precondition for existence and for successful development ofaport is to offer seamless connection with the hinterland and overseas markets, therefore both ports have been putting effort in developing ports’ infrastructure along with hinterland and overseas connections. The goal of the article is to analyse the trends infrastructure development in gateway ports of Gdynia located in the Baltic-Adriatic TENT-T transport corridor and their plans for further integration with the core TENT-T network.
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