Trieste, Italy (PortSEurope) November 6, 2020 – A new train service that will connect the port of Trieste with the hub of Nuremberg, Germany, started yesterday – operated by the joint Mercitalia Rail-TX and in collaboration with Alpe Adria. “The intermodal project is further proof that intermodality in the port of Trieste manages to create important opportunities as well as to guarantee connectivity with the European industrial areas”, said
president of Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mare Adriatico Orientale (AdSP – Eastern Adriatic Sea Port Authority) Zeno D’Agostino. The project has been driven the presence of DFDS in Trieste port, a Danish leader in Ro-Ro transport and shareholder in the Samer Seaports terminal. DFDS will use the service to move units arriving and departing from Trieste between Trieste and Bavaria. The service will connect pier V with Container-Terminal Nürnberg GmbH, managed by the Bayernhafen group and, in addition to transferring cargo Turkish and Greek markets in a sustainable way, will be an attraction for the export needs of the industrial system of Bavaria and of Friuli Venezia Giulia. Contacts were also activated with regional players to verify the possibility of using the Cervignano hub as an aggregator of further volumes. Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2020.
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