Shortsea shipping is a multimodal transportation concept involving inland marine cargo and passenger transport without ocean crossings, i.e., within lakes and river systems and along coastlines.
While it entails primarily domestic shipping, it can also include cross-border traffic between Canada, the United States and Mexico.
Once known as ''coastal shipping'', the term “shortsea shipping” is being used more and more.
Economical and energy-efficient, shortsea shipping can either complement or offer a great alternative to other means of transportation. St. Lawrence Shipoperators works tirelessly to promote and accelerate shortsea shipping's development for cargo transport.
Benefits of shortsea shipping are:
Armateurs du Saint-Laurent
271, rue de l'Estuaire, bureau 101
Québec (Québec) G1K 8S8
Téléphone: 418 648-4378
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