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Saturday, 21st November: Opening of the Intermodal Terminal of Mortara

To celebrate the reaching of an objective anticipated for years, an event open to all inhabitants

Mortara, 13th November – Saturday 21st November 2009. The official opening of the Intermodal Terminal of Mortara will be held starting at 10:30: It’s an occasion to celebrate the reaching of an objective that shall contribute to the economic fabric of Lomellina and create new jobs.

T.I.MO, the management company of the terminal, has extended an invitation to the party not only to the authorities, but also to the inhabitants of Mortara and the municipalities of the zone. The “doors” of the terminal shall be opened to anyone who wants to be at the opening.
The day of celebration shall begin at 10:30 with the official opening of the terminal, with ribbon cutting and simulated loading and unloading operations. Following at 11:00 there will be a conference involving Il Sole 24 ore Trasporti, with journalist Paolo Castiglia as moderator. The conference shall begin with the mayor of Mortara, Roberto Robecchi, chairman of the Pavia provincial government, Vittorio Poma, and the president of Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lombardia, Aldo Poli.

Other speakers shall follow: Andrea Astolfi, president of T.I.MO. on the topic “The Terminal of Mortara: An Opportunity and a Challenge”; Rocco Giordano, professor of economics of transport and logistics at the University of Salerno who shall speak on “Mortara: Node of the Euro-Mediterranean Logistics Platform”; and Carlo De Vito, M.D. of Sistemi Urbani SpA of the FS Group, with a report entitled “New Terminals with Interconnection Infrastructure of the Territory and Growth Areas”. Speeches shall also be given by Giacomo De Ghislanzoni Cardoli, president of the Pavia Chamber of Commerce, Raffaele Cattaneo, chairman of the Infrastructures and Mobility Committee of the Region of Lombardy, and Bartolomeo Giachino, undersecretary of state of the Ministry of Infrastructures and Transport.

T.I.MO. – acronym of Intermodal Terminal of Mortara – was founded in June of 2008. A goose in flight was picked as company logo to underscore the desire for this ambitious project to take off. The majority shareholder of the company, with a 51% stake is Polo Logistico Integrato di Mortara S.p.A. Other stakeholders are Cemat, a company invested by FS Cargo and Hupac, with 25%, which has brought its experience in organising and managing combined road-rail transport; with 14% belonging to Dutch company Den Hartogh, a logistics operator specialising in the chemical industry supply chain; and 10% owned by Argo Finanziaria, a company belonging to the Gavio Group.

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