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Development of the Odra River in the Context of Its Use for Conveying of Bulk Materials with Intermodal Transport Technologies

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 51)

Abstract

Demand for transport of bulk materials in the north-south relation and transport forecasts on this route, justify the launch of intermodal connection to customers located in the south of Europe, using the Baltic Adriatic Transport Corridor (CETC), the AGN network and the Oder waterway (E30). Transport of valuable bulk cargoes (coking coal, coke, fertilizers), exported from the Upper Silesia area, south to river, rail and sea transport to customers located in SouthEastern Europe, and even further, in Egypt, India, and in China (coking plants, steel mills).

Keywords

Inland waterways Inland navigation Intermodalism Transport corridors Innovative transport technologies Transport costs 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of TransportSilesian University of TechnologyKatowicePoland

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