In Athens on 9 May 2019, Interim event of MultiAPPRO project were held during the 1st International Conference – Design and Management of Port, Coastal and Offshore Works – DMPCO 2019 – ideas of the future (Eugenides Foundation, Athens GREECE 8-11 May 2019). Conference was divided in 10 thematic areas with special session called “The Adriatic-Ionian strategy and port infrastructure” where MultiAPPRO project was presented with general overview of current activities and with focus on innovation and modernization of port infrastructure, reduction of bottlenecks, economic efficiency and environmental sustainability. The MultiAPPRO session presented the main findings of the ADRION project MULTIAPPRO, addressing key parameters that affect the development of port infrastructure as main nodes of intermodal transport corridors, as well as decision-making processes identifying elements for efficient port investments. The speakers presented current ongoing and planned actions on a regional and national level, focusing on innovation and modernization of port infrastructure, reduction of bottlenecks and constraints, economic efficiency and environmental sustainability. GATES, as external consultant in MultiAPPRO, participated actively and supported MultiAPPRO partnership in project’s interim event.