Today, the Romanian presidency reached a provisional agreement with the European Parliament on a proposal to ensure new maritime connections between Ireland and the other EU countries on the North Sea-Mediterranean core network corridor of the Trans-European transport network (TEN-T) in the event that the United Kingdom leaves the EU without a negotiated agreement. The reformulation of the corridor and a limited number of other targeted amendments to the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) regulation will ensure continuity for infrastructure investments and provide legal clarity and certainty for infrastructure planning. The agreement will now be submitted to member states’ representatives in the Council for endorsement.
Le Plan d’Investissement pour l’Europe, ou Plan Juncker, apporte son soutien à deux projets en Belgique et en Espagne. Dans la ville belge de Liège, un prêt de près de 200 millions d’euros de la Banque européenne d’investissement (BEI) soutenu par le Plan Juncker va financer la construction d’une ligne de tramway de 11,5 km desservant le centre-ville.
Work by the EU institutions can deliver tangible results for EU citizens; sometimes a few years after the push for change began. The achievements below came together in 2018 thanks to excellent cooperation at EU level, and the continuation of work over more than one mandate. These results are improving the lives of Europeans. EU mobility is making the EU a good place to live.
The European Committee of the Regions is organising aninformation session together with the European Commission’s DG MOVE who will present the political priorities of the 2019 call.
New ICG cruise ferries, W.B. Yeats and a second new cruise ferry currently under construction will significantly increase capacity and support Ireland’s tourism and trading ambitions.
€327 million from the Cohesion Fund is invested in two transport projects in and around Szczecin, one of Poland’s largest cities: the reconstruction of the tramway tracks and the modernisation of the waterway between Szczecin and the city of Świnoujście.