Green Shipping Corridor (1): Dover, Calais, Dunkerque

By 24 October 20222022 Newsletter week 42
October 24, 2022

UK Transport Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan announced that the Port of Dover has been successful in its bid to fund the Green Corridor Short Straits (GCSS) consortium’s feasibility study to establish a zero-carbon trade route, a partnership which also includes French sister ports, Calais and Dunkirk.

The Green Corridor Short Straits study focuses on the route between the Port of Dover and the Ports of Calais and Dunkirk will support the transition to green crossings to and from the UK, making way for zero-emission vessels, leisure crafts and workboats in the future.

Green Shipping Corridor (2): Gent – Göteborg

The services between the Port of Gothenburg and North Sea Port (Ghent) have been a key route for Swedish and Belgian industry and food supplies. The route will become a green corridor, as the port authorities have come together, aiming toward using alternative fuels for seagoing vessels by 2025.

Green Shipping Corridor (3)

According to the Clydebank Declaration established at the COP26 climate summit a “Green Corridor” means that a shipping route between two ports is served by green marine transport operations. The Clydebank Declaration was signed by Sweden, Belgium and 30 other countries during COP26, and states that the countries in question shall promote the climate transition of the shipping industry by supporting and encouraging green shipping corridors.