News

MSE leads new project to validate the use of Flow Batteries in achieving zero-emission marine propulsion

A new project, FLO-MAR, has successfully attracted funding from MarRI-UKs Clean Maritime Call to as...

New project to pilot smart energy technologies at Portsmouth International Port

Marine South East is leading a new project, PESO to pilot smart energy technologies at Portsmouth In...

Events

IMarEST Annual Conference, online, 6th - 17th July 2020

This year the IMareEST Annual Conference will be a flexible online event spread across a two-week pe...

PRIMaRE Conference on Marine Renewable Energy, 7th-8th July 2020, Online

The PRIMaRE annual conference provides a forum for exchanging the latest research & development and ...

Current Projects - PROPOSSE: Short-sea shipping project

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PROPOSSE paper presented at World Conference on Transport Research...

While short sea shipping is one of the oldest forms of transporting cargo, in recent years it has been largely superseded in Europe by an all conquering road transport system. Yet a judicious use of short sea shipping routes can deliver cost benefits.

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Alternative options for Short Sea Shipping Routes...

The transport of goods between the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe is predominantly via Dover and Calais, and this route currently attracts over 80% of the traffic. Irish hauliers consistently use the roads in Wales and England as a land bridge to Dover. But there are alternatives into mainland Europe via the western channel ports, Portsmouth, Poole and Plymouth.

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PROPOSSE project overview...

PROPOSSE is an EU co-funded Interreg project within the framework of the Transnational Cooperation Programme Atlantic Area 2007-2013.

Marine South East and the Port of Poole are representing the UK as partners in the recently launched PROPOSSE short-sea shipping project.

The aim is to look at creating effective new short-sea shipping routes between the participating regions.

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