OPTIMED project: international launching conference

OPTIMED project, funded under the second standard call, will be officially launched in Cagliari on 9th June 2014 during an international conference gathering European, national and regional institutions, private operators and experts from the port logistics sector. 

The event will take place in Cagliari at Hotel Regina Margherita starting from 9.30 in presence of the project’s partners from Italy, Spain and Lebanon. 

OPTIMED main objective is the optimization of trade in the Mediterranean sea basin through the improvement of commercial connections between public and private operators in maritime transport and logistics sector. In order to achieve this goal, the seven organizations part of the project will develop new tools such as a virtual logistics platform, organize business meetings among operators of the Euro-Mediterranean area and promote short sea shipping. By the end of the project, OPTIMED hopes to better delivery times of freight thus contributing to the competiveness of the Mediterranean transport and logistics sector. 

Press release (in Italian)