On 19 October, the European Commission published its proposal for a Regulation on the revision of the Trans-European Transport Network accompanied by a list of selected cities and ports.
On the Atlantic Arc, it is clear the weakness of the mesh selected for the French ports around the central network. Moreover, when the inclusion in this network will allow the access to most of the dedicated funding after 2013.
Brest, Brittany first port, is in capacity to become an essential link of the project, recognized as an European interest priority, of the Atlantic Motorway of the Sea.
As a result, Brest and Brittany continue today advocacy with French and European authorities to obtain the full registration of the port of Brest to the future core network.
This mobilization could also be of interest to other ports of CAAC which have been unsuccessful to date to join the core network.
Brest Métropole Océane