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The public consultation on the draft ESN position paper is open until 31.10.2022

Following the event “Short Sea Shipping: Challenges and Opportunities towards 2027” held in Naples on the 29th of September 2022 in the framework of the Naples Shipping Week 2022, the Public consultation is officially open.  Any contributions on the Paper has to be sent to info@europeanshortsea.com stating your organization and your contacts within the 31.10.2022  After the conclusion of the Public consultation, the ESN Paper will be finalized before being shared with the competent EU institutions. 

Short Sea Shipping: Challenges and Opportunities towards 2027

The program of work of the 2022 Italian Presidency of the European Shortsea Network (ESN) is focused on promoting a debate on the decarbonization and digitalization processes of the transport and logistics system, on the evolution of the geopolitical scenarios in Europe and the Mediterranean area, revitalizing the discussions on the future of Short Sea Shipping outlining its role in the framework of the targets… Read More »Short Sea Shipping: Challenges and Opportunities towards 2027

Digitalization and environmental sustainability as
drivers in the change of SSS

Under the ESN Italian Presidency 2022 The aim of the ESN 2° webinar is to discuss how the digitalization and environmentalsustainability can contribute in the change process of SSS.During the webinar will be illustrated an overview to all the main stakeholder regarding themain existing IT technologies and the green solution adopted in the maritime transportsector by Member States involved in the ESN.Moreover, the webinar will… Read More »Digitalization and environmental sustainability as
drivers in the change of SSS

Electric container feeder for direct pick-ups of our Stressless products 

Introducing autonomous electric container feeder for direct pick-ups of our Stressless products  DB Schenker has revealed its plans to run an innovative, zero-emission coastal container feeder between Ekornes’ own port and the Port of Ålesund in Norway. The fully electric vessel will be the first vessel of its kind in the world.  DB Schenker and its cooperation partners, the furniture giant Ekornes and vessel designers… Read More »Electric container feeder for direct pick-ups of our Stressless products 

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The Italian Presidency ESN 2022 Italian Presidency

​In January 2022 SPC Italy started its yearly ESN Presidency, which will focus on the development of SSS looking towards 2027, with particular reference to the challenges and opportunities. Two webinars will be organizer as follows: The importance of eco incentives for SSS and the maritime sector including the necessity to revise the current guidelines on state aid in the maritime sector (25/05/2022). Digitalization and… Read More »The Italian Presidency ESN 2022 Italian Presidency

Go with the flow – avoid being stuck in a jam

The ShortSeaShipping Inland Waterway Promotion Center Germany (SPC) is a public-private partnership aimed at making the waterway a larger part of the transportation chain. Three strategic focus areas support their goal of reduced emissions through intelligent utilization of the strengths from individual modes of transport. The EU aims to be climate neutral in 2050. To achieve this goal, the transport sector needs to become more… Read More »Go with the flow – avoid being stuck in a jam

Inland-shipping shuttle service between Stockholm Norvik and Port of Västerås

May 2021 sees the start of Sweden’s first container barge shuttle service on inland waterways between the newly opened Stockholm Norvik Port and Port of Västerås. Sweden’s first inland shipping shuttle service is to be introduced between Stockholm Norvik and Port of Västerås in May 2021, operated by the German shipping company Deymann. Sustainable transport closer to the end destination The German shipping company Reederie… Read More »Inland-shipping shuttle service between Stockholm Norvik and Port of Västerås

Samskip with a commitment to sustainable marine biofuels

SAMSKIP extends green marine fuels initiative in new commercial commitment with Goodshipping to lower carbon footprint. Scale-up plans indicate CO2 reductions of up to 80%. Samskip has increased its commitment to greener shipping through a new formal agreement with sustainable cargo initiative GoodShipping to run part of its fleet on marine biofuels and significantly reduce its carbon footprint.  We always aim to build a better… Read More »Samskip with a commitment to sustainable marine biofuels

Viasea establishes a direct route from England to Norway

In January, Viasea opened offices in Immingham, and now the company is starting a direct service to Norway. The first sailing from Immingham is on May the 1st. The service will go directly to four Norwegian ports; the service calls at Oslo on Wednesdays, then Moss and Larvik on Thursdays, before ending in Kristiansand on Fridays. Thus, the route provides direct access to the whole… Read More »Viasea establishes a direct route from England to Norway