Maritime and inland shipping

Transport & Mobility Leuven did several studies on inland and maritime shipping: emissions, economic assessments, modal shift studies.

recent projects

Short Sea ShippingShort Sea Shipping as an alternative for road transport over long distances
IMMI2Calculation of air quality along waterways and in ports
The Canal Bossuit-Kortrijk Upgrade of the canal Bossuit-Kortrijk for class Va ships
Internalisation of External Costs of Transport in Flanders Update 2016
MIRA External CostsInternalization of external costs in Flanders
ECCONETEffects of climate change on inland waterways and inland shipping competitiveness
New TREMOVE BaselineDevelopment of a new TREMOVE baseline for the impact assessment of the EC White Paper on transport
Maritime Emission Control AreasA new EU maritime emission baseline up to 2050, including the costs of reducing emissions
IceWinEconomic effects of transport interruptions due to ice winters in the Baltic Sea
Emissions of Inland WaterwaysLocal measures to reduce emissions of inland waterways
Trade Facilitation ImpactImproving the efficiency of importing and exporting containers by using an advanced electronic system
 GHG Emission Reduction in European Maritime TransportGHG emission reduction potential of EU-related maritime transport and its impacts
Development of a New Logistics Funding SchemeEx-ante analysis for the successor to the EC’s Marco Polo programme in freight logistics
Optimisation of Ship-generated Waste CollectionSolutions for more optimal ship-generated waste collection for Flanders inland shipping
ETS Flemish PortsThe implementation of international transport in the European emission trading scheme: 'completing modalities from the perspective of Flemish ports'
EMMOSS ModelFlemish emission model for inland shipping, maritime transport and rail
DistrivaartFeasibility study of transport of pallets with inland shipping in Belgium
External Costs of Maritime TransportEvaluation of the consequences of the revised MARPOL Annex VI in 2015
Competitiveness of Short Sea ShippingAnalysis of the competitiveness of European Short Sea Shipping compared to road and rail transport
TREMOVE updateUpdate and further development of transport model TREMOVE
Market-Based Instruments for Reducing Air PollutionAssessment of policy options to reduce air pollution from shipping
Strategic Freight Model FlandersPolicy support using the strategic freight model Flanders
MIRA-S 2009Evolution of emissions of inland waterway, rail, air and maritime transport
Passenger Transport on CanalsFeasibility of public transport on canals in Flanders
Transport forecasts Gent - TerneuzenTransport forecasts for a new sea lock in Terneuzen