Giuseppe Luppino

The INTERMODAL GREEN ALLIANCE – FOSTERING NODES

Journal of Open ENLoCC, the European Network of Logistics Competence CentersIssue 2020-1, Article 08 Freight transport in and via urban nodes is growing rapidly and needs to be planned and developed in a coordinated manner in order to make it sustainable and efficient. Terminals and ports often have difficulties coping with the rapidly growing volume of traffic and directing these volumes to sustainable modes of transport because capacities are limited by planning requirements, communication problems between various actors and interest groups. A lack of coordination, especially when joining the TEN-T… Read More »The INTERMODAL GREEN ALLIANCE – FOSTERING NODES

InterGreen – Nodes – International best practices review on greening last mile

Journal of Open ENLoCC, the European Network of Logistics Competence CentersIssue 2020-1, Article 06 Inter-Green – Nodes describes a cross border research project which is funded by Interreg Central Europe 2014 – 2020. The consortium consists of 13 PPs from Germany, Italy, Hungary and Slovenia. The focus of the cooperation is to exploit the development potential of the Southern Scandria Corridor on a political, spatial and technical level in order to increase the efficiency of sustainability of transport systems. Inter-Green Nodes aims at developing green, intermodal, last mile freight transport… Read More »InterGreen – Nodes – International best practices review on greening last mile

ISTEN Local Action Plan portfolio

The ISTEN Interreg EU project aims at qualifying the Adriatic and Ionian Ports as strategic nodes and hubs for the ADRION Region by setting up strategies, a transnational cooperation network and a joint action plan to improve hinterland intermodal connections, pushing in particular rail freight flows and last mile connection to the TEN-T Corridors.ISTEN Project Consortium is led by Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria and involves ports from Italy, Croatia, Slovenia, Greece, and Montenegro as main Mediterranean gateways to the TEN-T and Motorway of the Sea, plus other research institutions… Read More »ISTEN Local Action Plan portfolio

European Review of Regional Logistics 2021-1

Journal of Open ENLoCC, the European Network of Logistics Competence CentersIssue 2021-1 Welcome Giuseppe Luppino I am glad to welcome you to the last issue of the EU Review, the scientific and communication tool of the Open ENLoCC, the European Network of Regional Competence Centers. Since 2006, OPEN ENLoCC has been around as an informal group at EU level. As from the end of 2019, we have now taken the next step and formalized the network as an ASBL under Belgian law. This new legal form, was necessary due to… Read More »European Review of Regional Logistics 2021-1

Giuseppe Luppino Member of the ASSURED-UAM Project Advisory Board

ASSURED-UAM, acronym of Acceptability, safety and sustainability recommendations for Efficient Deployment of UAM, is a CSA Horizon 2020 project coordinated by the SIEC BADAWCZA LUKASIEWICZ-INSTYTUTLOTNICTWA which started in January 2021 under the call H2020-EU.3.4. ASSURED-UAM aims to: Expand and accommodate aviation best practices, standards, recommendations and organizational solutions onto Urban Air Mobility services in order to assure outstanding robustness in terms of safety, sustainability and acceptability. Assure broad and comprehensive organisational and policy definition support for authorities, policy makers and urban industry organization in complex process of implementation of vertical… Read More »Giuseppe Luppino Member of the ASSURED-UAM Project Advisory Board

TEN-T

Talks: Evolutions and perspectives of the development of the TEN-T Network

The Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) policy addresses the implementation and development of a Europe-wide network of railway lines, roads, inland waterways, maritime shipping routes, ports, airports and railroad terminals. The ultimate objective is to close gaps, remove bottlenecks and technical barriers, as well as to strengthen social, economic and territorial cohesion in the EU. The current TEN-T policy is based on Regulation (EU) No 1315/2013. In the next months it is planned an update of the Regulation. The talk is focused on the history of TEN-T, an update on the… Read More »Talks: Evolutions and perspectives of the development of the TEN-T Network

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News

Conro ship “Grande America” lost The “Grande America” of Grimaldi was built in 1997 and operated between Europe and Western Africa in a rotation together with several similar vessels. This type of ships allows for transportation of cars, trucks, trailers and containers. It combines the features of a container ship with those of a “roll on, roll off” ferry and is therefore known as “conro” ship. The “Grande America” was lost in the Bay of Biscay on March 12/13 after catching fire. While the crew was rescued, the ship sank… Read More »News

Urban freight transport policies and measures implemented in strategic documents of European cities – a review

Tomislav Letnik, Maršenka Marksel, Stane Božičnik Ph.D. University of Maribor FGPA, Smetanova 17 2000 Maribor, Slovenia  Giuseppe Luppino, Andrea Bardi Institute for Transport and Logistics – ITL Viale Aldo Moro 38 40127 Bologna, Italy  tomislav.letnik@um.si marsenka.marksel@um.si giuseppe.luppino@regione.emilia-romagna.it andrea.bardi@fondazioneitl.org stane.bozicnik@um.si  This article examines the existence of policies and measures for sustain-able urban freight transport in European cities. The desktop analysis shows an extremely heterogeneous situation of logistics and mobility planning policies and planning documents adopted in Europe. Cities are mainly opting for soft measures with high impact on savings. Only few… Read More »Urban freight transport policies and measures implemented in strategic documents of European cities – a review

Handling of local and regional goods transport

Dear members and friends of the Open ENLoCC network In this spring edition of the Review, the handling of goods in urban areas is once again a major topic. Not only “Inner City Logistics”, but also freight transport in greater urban regions, will be addressed. We will also guide you into the state of the art in local and regional planning dealing with these logistics issues! On urban freight transport we present a major overview on soft sustainable transport policies and measures implemented in European cities in a study made… Read More »Handling of local and regional goods transport