|Author (Person)||Pape, Marketa|
|Author (Corporate)||European Parliament: European Parliamentary Research Service|
|Publisher||European Parliament: European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS)|
|Series Title||EPRS At a Glance|
|Series Details||PE 651.907|
|Publication Date||May 2020|
|Content Type||Research Paper|
Maritime shipping moves around 75 % of the EU’s external trade and 30 % of intra-EU transport of goods. As part of the wider international maritime community, it supports complex supply chains moving food, energy and raw materials, manufactured goods and components as well as medical supplies.
To keep functioning during the coronavirus outbreak, maritime shipping, ports and inland navigation face a new set of challenges that require EU support and a coordinated approach from the world’s governments.
|Subject Categories||Mobility and Transport|
|Subject Tags||Public Health, Transport Infrastructure, Waterway Transport|
|Keywords||COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Ports, Ships
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|