Outcomes and impact

  • Improved logistics system along coast of Northern Norway could create economic and logistical benefit to various local businesses and industries and enhanced connectivity and regional socio-economic development.

  • Improved logistics system could strengthen Northern Norway as an important supply region for raw materials and refined industrial products for the European and the global markets.

  • Improved logistics system and sea-land transport connections has the potential to increase business and industrial cooperation and trade within Northern Scandinavia; between Northern Scandinavia and the rest of Europe, and with improved port capabilities and logistics services also trade with the East Coast of North America.

  • Focus on green logistics and safer shipping will reduce emissions and negative health impacts and reduce risks to practitioners and the environment.