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What is CLINSH?
CLINSH is a European consortium promoting clean inland waterway transport. Within CLINSH Dutch, Belgian, German and English public and private organizations work together.  September 1st, 2016 the consortium CLINSH started the implementation of the CLINSH project with a Grant of the European fund LIFE. The province Zuid-Holland is the lead partner of the CLINSH project.

What its main objective?
The main objective of CLINSH is to improve air quality in urban areas by accelerating emission reductions in Inland Waterway Transport. 

The CLINSH consortium aims to:
* demonstrate the effectiveness of greening measures in the IWT sector
* stimulate the sector to personally take these greening measures
* contribute to improving air quality.

Read more about the project and its activities.

The European Life Program

Clinsh fits in the European Life Program. Life is a European project that supports environmental, nature conservation and climate action projects. Since 1992, Life has co-financed some 4306 projects. For the 2014-2020 funding period, Life will contribute approximately € 3.4 billion to the protection of the environment and climate.  


Latest tweets

Dutch minister Van Nieuwenhuizen supports joint effort working towards cleaner #inlandshipping #smartshipping #gvow

vrijdag 1 december 2017 - 7 Likes

Costs of air pollution may rise up to €2500 per person by 2060. Investments in air quality are needed. The #CLINSH team is motivated to contribute by stimulating clean #inlandshipping @CleanAirEU

vrijdag 17 november 2017 - 1 Likes

RT @PaulinskaLucas: River transport is also a source of air pollution in cities that needs to be tackled #London @sabrodrigues61 #CleanAirE…

vrijdag 17 november 2017 - 0 Likes

CLINSH contributes to …

Clean air in the vicinity of inland waterways particularly in highly densed populated areas

A sustainable and future proof inland waterway transport sector

The development of financial, legal and economical incentives for the inland shipping sector