PENTA- Ports of Stockholm, Helsinki, Tallinn, Turku and Naantali – together
Project duration 01.2011-08.2013
The ports of Stockholm, Tallinn, Helsinki, Naantali and Turku play a key role in the accessibility of the Central Baltic Region. Effective, competitive, eco-friendly, safe port procedures and sea transportation solutions between the five cities, all have a major importance on the trade between the port regions and between the three countries. On a wider scale, the connections between these ports serve a main gateway to international trade.
The PENTA project explored the alternatives of how the five Central Baltic ports together can face and better comprehend the challenges of today and in the future.
By developing cargo and passenger flows development scenarios, the partners created a shared vision about the likely development of cargo and passenger transportation. The project also identified the on-going and coming legislative measures and trends that have an effect on port procedures and regulative framework. Finally, the ports exchanged information on current port practices and created harmonious future practices, specifically related to safety and security procedures, environmental practices and management, and other administrative procedures in ports.