The Brenner Assignment

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Three companies serve the ro-ro market at the port – TT-Line, Scandlines and, Unity Line, which also carry passengers to and from Germany (ports of Travemünde, Rostock and Sassnitz) and Poland (Port of Świnoujście).

In order for society to develop, the country’s transportation must work.

Increased accessibility is becoming increasingly important. Our assignment means that on a day to day basis, we must ensure that the roads and railway tracks are passable, that we have more roads with median barriers, that railway stations are adapted to the disabled, that combined terminals are developed, that travellers and road users receive speedy and relevant traffic information, that driving tests for driving licences are carried out and that everything else required is carried out to manage and develop a smart infrastructure.

In 2014 Port of Trelleborg handled almost 625 thousand cargo units.

The cargo flow at the port is attracted by the new intermodal hub with connections to and from Northern Sweden and Norway.

In terms of yearly throughput, Port of Trelleborg is Sweden’s second biggest port with an annual turnover of 10.2 mln tonnes in 2014.

Ro-ro cargo and ferry traffic are at the core of port’s business.Port of Trelleborg fully understands challenges facing the port’s business in nowadays harsh financial climate.Further evolution of the port needs infrastructure investments.Vision Based on our overall assignment, we have formulated a vision statement that expresses the desired long-term direction for Swedish transport administration: “Everybody arrives smoothly, the green and safe way.” The vision is to act as a guiding principle in planning the operations which means that we will create the prerequisites for a robust and efficient transport system that is energy efficient and safe.At the same time, we ensure that road users and public transport providers have the opportunity to carry out their journeys and provide transportation.It is coordinated by LSP run by partners such as for example Swedish Transport Administration, VINNOVA, Regions of Örebro and Västra Götaland, DB Schenker, DHL, Volvo, Scania, Chalmers University of Technology and others.The focus areas are Sustainable Transport corridors, High Capacity Transport and Urban Mobility.In 1861 the Port Construction Company was founded and in 1909 the first train ferry service set off.Port made from rail, road and ferries Now Port of Trelleborg, fully owned by the local municipality since 2005, spans over 700 thousand m2, has 1,830 m of quay length, 10 Ro-Ro berths along with one berth for bulk cargo, two combi terminals and 44 thousand m2 of warehousing space, of which 24 thousand m2 has connection to railway tracks.Together, we can make life easier for the whole of Sweden.Tasks The Swedish transport administration is responsible for the long-term planning of the transport system for road, rail, shipping and aviation.

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