Motorways of the Sea (MoS) Conference on "Northern transport routes and the position of remote areas", 20th–22nd April 2016 UMEÅ, SWEDEN - WASA EXPRESS - VAASA, FINLAND
21st of April - First conference day in Umeå, Sweden
09.20 Welcome to the MoS event, Mr. Brian Simpson, Coordinator of the Motorways of Sea, DG Move (video)
EU AND MARITIME TRANSPORT FROM A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE - NORTHERN TRANSPORT ROUTES
10.20 Norwegian development on maritime transport
REMOTE AND PERIPHERAL REGIONS
14.20 Cases of Madeira
Strategies for remote and peripheral regions in maritime transport, video message from Ms. Cláudia Monteiro de Aguiar, Member of the European Parliament Followed by presentation of case by Ms. Ana Filipa Da Costa Ferreira, Policy Adviser to member of the European parliament (presentation, video message and presentation)
The constraints of maritime transport in a small scale island – the case of Madeira, Mr. Nuno Jesus, Technical Advisor, Secretary of Economy, Tourism and Culture, Regional Government of Madeira (presentation, video)
18.00 On board, Presentation of the ferry concept, activities and future development, Mr. Peter Ståhlberg, Managing Director, Wasaline / NLC Ferry (presentation)
18.30 Project E12 Atlantica Transport and development of the transport concept, Mr. Mathias Lindström, Director, The Kvarken Council (presentation)
22nd of April - Second conference day in Vaasa, Finland
09.00 OPENING OF SEMINAR Welcome to Vaasa, Mr. Tomas Häyry, Mayor, City of Vaasa
09.10 Welcome to Finland, Mr. Lassi Hilska, Senior Advisor, Ministry of Transport and Communications
09.20 Ostrobothnia, a fast growing innovation driven region, Mr. Olav Jern, Executive officer, Regional Council of Ostrobothnia (presentation)
09.40 Northern Transport routes: Key to growth, Mr. Risto E. J. Penttilä, CEO, Chamber of Commerce, Finland (presentation)
10.00 Hybridization of ships – a co-operation between the industry and the research institutes to reduce operational expenses and environmental footprint
Mr. Olli Pyrhönen, Professor, School of Energy Systems, Lappeenranta University of Technology (presentation)
Mr. Martti Tuomas Alatalo, Global Director, Marine & Offshore, Danfoss Drives (presentation)
Mr. Ingve Sørfonn, Chief Expert, Engineering, Wärtsilä Corporation Thomas Hackman, Global Segment Manager (presentation)
11.00 ABB’s new electric power system with energy storage to cut fuel consumption and emissions Mr. Thomas Hackman, Global Segment Manager, ABB Marine, ABB (presentation)
11.20 Digital transport, a showcase, Mr. Sture Udd, CEO, UpCode
11.35 New Era of Raw Material Transport, Mr. Mikael Koskinen, CEO ESL Shipping (presentation)
11.50 Finnish transport policy in relation to MoS, Mr. Juhani Tervala, TEN-T Manager, Finnish Transport Agency (presentation)
12.10 Future EU transport policies, Ms. Miapetra Kumpula-Natri, Member of European Parliament
12.20 MoS from now on, Mr. José Anselmo, Principal Administrator of TEN-T Policy Motorways of the Sea, DG Move (presentation)
KvarkenMos supported by:
INTERREG BOTNIA-ATLANTICA. E12 Atlantica Transport. A cooperation between partners in Finland, Sweden and Norway along the E12 corridor, focusing on a functional transport route for goods and passengers, joint strategies for cross-border planning and future cooperation structures.
The Regional Council of Ostrobothnia is a joint municipal authority formed by fifteen municipalities. It has two main functions in supporting regional interests: regional development and spatial planning.
Region Västerbotten is a co-operative body which is responsible of regional development in Västerbotten County. Västerbotten County Council and the county’s 15 municipalities established Region Västerbotten 1 January 2008. Region Västerbotten is a political organisation which is responsible for regional development issues and regional growth.
The Kvarken Council is a Nordic cross border cooperation association for the Ostrobothnian counties in Finland as well as Västerbotten and Örnsköldsvik in Sweden. Since 1979 The Kvarken Council is a part of the Nordic cross border cooperation. The Kvarken Council is one of eleven Nordic cross border bodies, which are funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers.
The conference is arranged in co-operation with DG MOVE