East-West Corridor information exchange

18th and 19th of June 2013

Cluster Workshop: eFreight

vilnius_largeDate: 18th and 19th of June 2013

Location: Lithuanian Railways, Mindaugo Gatvė 12, Vilnius, Lithuania

This second international cluster workshop on e-Freight will deal with the top issues, such as  corridor information exchange and information management under changing logistics.  Well-known representatives from the private and public sector will present in the first session  current examples of best practices and results of collaboration and exchange along transport  corridors. In second session it will be discuss how e-Freight can support logistics to be adapted  under future logistic challenges in the Baltic Region notably on green corridors.

Furthermore, it will present the main targets and challenges in freight transport and logistics and  other high priority aspects in the fields of infrastructure, technology and organisation. Finally, a  technical visit to the Control Center of Lithuanian Railways will offer the opportunity to see  some state-of-the-art solutions for managing transporting goods along East-West corridors.

Article in the national, Lithuanian press


Day 1: 18th of June 2013
Cluster workshop moderated by Prof. Andrius Jarzemskis
Welcome speeches
Vladislav Kondatovic (Vice Minister MOTC LT)
Mr. Stasys Dailydka (Director General LitRail)
Marcel Huschebeck (PTV Group) – Download
Fleur Breuillin (DG MOVE – EC) – Download
„Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS): Opportunities and challenges for intermodal transport“
Martin Magold (Sustainable Transport Section, Transport Division, UNECE) – Download

„Development Green corridor in Baltic Sea Area“
Algirdas Sakalys (VGTU ITLKC) – Download

„EU- Belarus border (customs, information exchange, CIM, SMGS consignment note)“
Antanas Šipavicius (Director General of Lithuanian Customs department) – Download
„Introductions to BESTFACT cluster on e-Freight“
Roland Frindik (MARLO) – Download
„TIEKE Verkottaja Service – Tools for electronic data interchange utilizers“
Heikki Laaksamo (TIEKE) – Download

„KoKoBahn” data exchange between rail hinterland stakeholders“
Horst Pahl (Tradav) – Download

„Freight information system in Klaipeda seaport (KIPIS)“
Algimantas Žygus (Klaipeda Seaport Authority) – Download
„East West transport corridor Association (Information broker system)“
Gunnar Fastén (NetPort.Karlshamn AB) – Download

„VIKING train“
Andrejus Ponomariovas (Lithuanian Railways) – Download
Ivan Liptuga – (Vice President of FIATA) – Download
„Panel Diskussion“
moderated by Andrius Jaržemskis (VGTU)
„Technical visit: Control Center Lithuanian Railways – cross border corridor management“
Lithuanian Railways (at the Vilnius main station, with shuttle bus)

Day 2: 19th of June 2013
Cluster workshop moderated by Antti Permala (VTT)
„Introduction into the session“
Antti Permala (VTT)
„An outlook for logistics in the Baltic“
Christopher Pålsson (maritime-insight) – Download
„Green corridors and their relevance for the Baltic region“
Jerker Sjögren (Closer) – Download
„How ICT can support logistics in green corridors“
Dr. Jan Tore Pedersen (MARLO) – Download
„Conclusions of the workshop“
Roland Frindik (MARLO)