NEWTON– Networking ports to promote intermodal transport and better access to hinterland arised from the primary need to tackle the opening of the TEN Via Egnatia, connecting Igoumenitsa to Kipi, near Istanbul, and, with 9 vertical axis, to Albany and Bulgaria. NEW.TON aims at promoting intermodal transport, increasing accessibility and connections with marginal internal areas, taking advantage of the potentialities of this new infrastructure. It draws up supporting actions for a new ro-ro/ro-pax link-line Taranto-Igoumenitsa, outlines the setting-up and management of administrative-electronic procedures in port activities.
Implementation Period: 2006-2008
Funding programme: INTTERREG IIIB ARCHIMED, EC