Transport and logistics

Regional Working Group on Transport and Logistics

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RWGTL meeting in Tromsø, March 2016. 

The Regional Working Group on Transport and Logistics (RWGTL) works with cross-border transport and logistics.  The RWGTL aims to establish a working network and heavy freight network in the Barents area and create conditions for cross-border passenger transport. The RWGTL helps decision makers, planners, authorities and companies to see the region as a single transport area. 

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One of the main activities of the RWGTL has been the "Barents Freeway" project aimed at preparing a common Regional Transport Plan for the Barents Region. The work is based on studies made during the project, the national transport strategies and the ministerial level Joint Barents Transport Plan and is made in close cooperation with BEATA and NDPTL.

The mandate for the RWGC, adopted by the Barents Regional Committee November 2010.

Contacts: 

Finland
Hannu Heikkinen (chair)
Planning Director
Regional Council of Kainuu
Tel: +358 447100864
E-mail: hannu.heikkinen@kainuu.fi

Roman Gokkoev (secretary)
Manager of International Affairs
Council of Oulu Region
Tel: +358 405392133
E-mail: roman.gokkoev@pohjois-pohjanmaa.fi

Jussi Rämet
Planning Director
Council of Oulu Region
Tel: +358 405863877
E-mail: jussi.ramet@pohjois-pohjanmaa.fi

Jyrki Suorsa
Regional Planner
Regional Council of North Karelia
Tel: +358 504668511
E-mail: jyrki.suorsa@pohjois-karjala.fi

Riitta Lönnström
Planning Director
Regional Council of Lapland
Tel: +358 400240504
E-mail: riitta.lonnstrom@lapinliitto.fi

Jaakko Ylinampa
Director
Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment for Lapland
Tel: +358 295037199
E-mail: jaakko.ylinampa@ely-keskus.fi

Russia
Alexey Markov
Chair Deputy
Committee on Transport of the Republic of Karelia
Tel: +7 8142578558
E-mail: goskomtrans@karelia.ru

Vadim Krivov
Minister on Transport of the Arkhangelsk Region
Tel: +7 8182656643, +7 9116805556
E-mail: transdep@dvinaland.ru, krivov@dvinaland.ru

Mikhail Yakovlev
Director
Road Agency of the Arkhangelsk Region  (Arkhangelsk Avtodor)
Tel: +7 8182206455, +7 9210766020
E-mail: info@ador.ru

Alexander Melentev
Senior Engineer
Murmansk Avtodor
E-mail: melentyev@madroad.ru

Sergei Ivanov
Vice-Minister of Industry and Energy of the Republic of Komi
E-mail: s.o.ivanov@minprom.rkomi.ru

Sweden
Mikael Bergström
Chief Transportation Officer
County Administration of Västerbotten
Tel: +46 102254475, +46 708788264
E-mail: mikael.bergstrom@lansstyrelsen.se 

Mårten Edberg
Infrastructure Strategist
Region Västerbotten
Tel: +46 90165745, +46 702168625
E-mail: marten.edberg@regionvasterbotten.se

Bo-Erik Ekblom
Chief Transportation Officer
County Adminstration of Norrbotten 
Tel: +46 102255271, +46 706396151
E-mail: Bo-Erik.Ekblom@lansstyrelsen.se

Norway
Steinar Randby
Adviser
County Council of Nordland
Tel: +47 97052148
E-mail: steran@nfk.no

Eirik Selmer
Special Adviser
County Council of Finnmark
Tel: +47 78963120, +47 92249441
E-mail: eirik.selmer@ffk.no

Bjørn Kavli
Head of Transport Department
County Council of Troms
Tel: +47 99293028
E-mail: bjorn.kavli@tromsfylke.no

Marius Chramer
Adviser
NHO Troms
Tel: +47 92882360
E-mail: 
marius.chramer@tromsfylke.no







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