Information published on 24 September 2010 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 202.

Announcement of next Market Place Seminar in Barcelona: French-Iberian Rail Link – Fostering European Connectivity

  • Freight

On 2-3 November UIC and FIATA’s third edition of the successful Market Place Seminar will be organized. It will bring together railway undertakings, freight forwarders and clients on the same platform, creating a unique opportunity for increased co-operation and business development within the railway sector.

Seminar highlights

  • Introduction of the new UIC line to Barcelona: How will this influence the railway market?
  • Development of hinterland transport around the port of Barcelona: What are the possible rail freight solutions and how can they be implemented?
  • Shipping companies and logistics solutions: What is the state-of–the-art in multimodal solutions?

Speakers include:

  • Francisco Bonache, CEO, RENFE Freight
  • Sylvie Charles, CEO, Fret SNCF
  • Santiago Martín, General Manager, TP Ferro
  • Philippe Le Petit, CEO, Naviland Cargo
  • Ignasi Ragás, Director General, CIMALSA
  • Pierre Enderle, Chairman Executive Board, STVA
  • Carmen Guillen, Regional manager, CMA
  • Miguel Angel Duro, Commercial Director, TCB Railway Terminal
  • Ricardo Arroyo, Managing Director, DHL Forwarding Iberia
  • David Kerr, Commercial Director, DB Schenker UK
  • Manuel Acero, Director General, Pecovasa
  • Pablo Antolín, General Manager, Cadefer
  • Oliver Sellnick, Freight Director, UIC

Registrations are available via

UIC and FIATA are looking forward to meeting you in Barcelona!

In case you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Gustav Manding, Senior Freight Advisor at UIC: