Maritime & Inland shipping

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

Recente projecten

estuary shipping

Estuary shipping and its possible developments in the medium term

Research into the technical possibilities to achieve better services in estuary shipping

decarbonising the Belgian maritime sector

Preparatory research on decarbonising the Belgian maritime sector

The maritime shipping sector is responsible for the highest CO2 emissions in Belgian waters. Decarbonising this sector requir...


Possible supporting measures for estuary navigation, inland navigation and railways

TML examines which measures are possible for estuary navigation, inland navigation and railways.

Port of Antwerp containers - Image of HesselVisser, Pixabay

Monitoring instrument of Flemish transport nodes

Exploratory study towards an instrument for quantitative analysis of mobility within the Flemish transport nodes


Strategic Freight Model Flanders

Policy support using the strategic freight model Flanders

ship inland waterways

Optimisation of Ship-generated Waste Collection

Solutions for more optimal ship-generated waste collection for Flanders inland shipping


GHG Emission Reduction in European Maritime Transport

GHG emission reduction potential of EU-related maritime transport and its impacts


Trade Facilitation Impact

Improving the efficiency of importing and exporting containers by using an advanced electronic system


Maritime Emission Control Areas

A new EU maritime emission baseline up to 2050, including the costs of reducing emissions


World Container Model (WCM)

The worldwide container model in brief


External Costs of Maritime Transport

Evaluation of the consequences of the revised MARPOL Annex VI in 2015


Competitiveness of Short Sea Shipping

Analysis of the competitiveness of European Short Sea Shipping compared to road and rail transport


Short Sea Shipping

Short Sea Shipping as an alternative for road transport over long distances


Market-based Instruments for Reducing Air Pollution

Assessment of policy options to reduce air pollution from shipping



Calculation of air quality along waterways and in ports

ship canal


Effects of climate change on inland waterways and inland shipping competitiveness

freighttrain waterways

EMMOSS model

Flemish emission model for inland shipping, maritime transport and rail

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