OPTIMED

Optimed

Rationalising Mediterranean Sea Ways: from Southern-Eastern to Northern-Western ports

Project in brief

The development of maritime transport and logistics sector in the Mediterranean still needs to be improved in order to ensure more efficient and sustainable trade relations between the northern and south-eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea.

In this context and by means of a virtual logistics platform structured around the ports of Porto Torres (Italy) and Beirut (Lebanon), OPTIMED project will promote new opportunities, facilities, tools and skills leading to the enhancement of commercial connections amongst public and private operators in Lebanon, Italy, Spain and France. The seven actors part of the project will also develop new tools (such as the organization of business meetings and the promotion of short sea shipping) thus contributing to a more efficient transport and logistics model, characterized by better delivery times of freight and consequently by a greater competitiveness.