The Mid Nordic Region

NECL II -project approved!

North East Cargo Link II -project was one of ten new Baltic Sea cooperation projects selected — the projects provide powerful cooperation for transport and environment.

High level representatives of eleven countries surrounding the Baltic Sea decided about new transnational cooperation projects in Helsinki on 10th of June. 27 million Euros from the European Union's Baltic Sea Region programme were committed to the ten best cooperation projects in the fields of transport and environment. 167 organisations from the area will be involved in joint actions.

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The objective of NECL II project is to implement the Strategy in close co-operation with the national  transport authorities and industry over the national boarders through pre-investment studies for investments, development of transport solutions and a continued development of  a logistic ICT solution (Portal).

The partnership in the NECL II project consist of Transport Authorities, Fylken in Norway, County Councils and Counties Administrative Boards in Sweden and Regional Councils in Finland, municipalities in all countries, the non-profit organisation (NECLA). The project has political support from the national transport ministers in Norway, Sweden and Finland as well as the Nordic Council of Ministers.

The 3-year project will start at tge beginning of 2011.

Further information:
Office Manager Jon Hillgren