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EU stresses short sea shipping as top priority

The EU member states' transport and shipping ministers will, on a meeting in Athens today, Wednesday, evaluate the joint maritime strategy ahead of 2018, an agenda that features short sea shipping and piracy as key objectives.

A draft proposal up for a vote among the EU's shipping and transport ministers, who will meet in Athens on Wednesday under the Greek presidency, stresses that short sea shipping will play a bigger role in lieu of the goal of ensuring that 30 percent of all cargo transported over long distances on European roads are switched to other modes of transport ahead of 2030.

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