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E20 talks get on the road

[ September 18, 2012   //   ]

(l to r) Aleksei Shuba, Director, Alekon Cargo, Estonia; (back) Margus Sitsa, Business Manager, General Cargo, Port of Tallinn, Estonia; Illimar Paul, Development Manager, Estonian Logistics Cluster; Lord Haskins, Chair, Humber LEP; Martin Kivimäe, CEO, Prolog, Estonia; Martin Venning, European Route E20; Tõnis Tamme, Partner, Triniti Attorneys, TallinHull University Business School hosted the first conference on the E20 trans-European road route from St Petersburg to Limerick. Participants discussed ways in which growing businesses might take advantage of the 1,880km route and expand into neighbouring markets, the combined economy of which is estimated at £120 billion.A delegation of Estonian civic and commercial business leaders from the Estonian Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Association and the Estonian Logistics Cluster were present as VIP guests. Also present were manager of Shannon Development in Limerick, Eoghan Prendergast, chairman of the Latvian Logistics Association, Aivars Taurins and deputy consul general at the British Consulate in St Petersburg, Ben Greenwood.

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