Research For TRAN Committee - The EU Maritime Transport System: Focus on Ferries

16-11-2016

This study provides a concise overview of passenger ferries as part of the EU Maritime Transport System, focussing on their role in contributing to multimodality. It outlines the ferry industry from a wide perspective, with analysis across spatial scales, from urban to long distance, and with respect to its implications within an economic context. Technological developments and innovations are addressed in view of applicable environmental Regulations.

This study provides a concise overview of passenger ferries as part of the EU Maritime Transport System, focussing on their role in contributing to multimodality. It outlines the ferry industry from a wide perspective, with analysis across spatial scales, from urban to long distance, and with respect to its implications within an economic context. Technological developments and innovations are addressed in view of applicable environmental Regulations.