RG-T2649 : Increasing Maritime Trade and Transport Efficiency and Connectivity in the Carib
Project Status: Completed
The objective: The objective of this TC is determine whether there is a business case for a regional short sea shipping network in the Caribbean, based on current and forecasted trade volumes, tourism, shipping trends, and level of investment required. The specific objectives are: 1) To increase knowledge and data availability on maritime transport and trade in the Caribbean; 2) To undertake a feasibility study on short sea shipping and port connectivity in the Caribbean. The outcome expected is an increase in regional integration and connectivity by removing maritime transport barriers to trade and improving efficiency of logistics and goods clearance processes.