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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 CLNISH project is coming to an end. The coming period results of the different workpackages of the project will be published online.

Click on one of the links below to download the report.

Harbour monitoring (A): Air quality on the Rhine and in the inland ports of Duisburg and Neuss/Düsseldorf. 
Harbour monitoring (B)Determination of NOX and particulate matter emissions from inland vessels at berth

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

First emission-free inland shipping vessel on energy containers in service 🙌 It sails on interchangeable energy containers for propulsion and sails between Alphen a/d Rijn and Moerdijk transporting beer for @Heineken_NL, ZES’s first end customer.

dinsdag 14 september 2021 - 5 Likes

twitter media In June, our #CLINSH colleague Dieter Busch from @lanuvnrw published an article in the specialist journal "Immisionsschutz ". Busch's article is about the #airquality on the Rhine and in the inland ports of Duisburg and Neuss.

donderdag 19 augustus 2021 - 1 Likes

twitter media Results @CCNR_Rhin studies on financial instruments to bring the emission of greenhouse gases and pollutants from inland shipping out now! Proud that we have been able to collaborate with CCNR through the CLINSH project and contribute to the results 💪

maandag 12 juli 2021 - 8 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