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Vessels on hydrogen

The project

RH2INE is about kick-starting and ultimately establishing a zero-emission Rhine-Alpine corridor by introducing inland waterway transport (IWT) propelled by hydrogen technology.

Scope and Dimensions

The RH2INE consortium aims to have 12 ships sailing and 4 hydrogen refilling stations built by 2027. Total investments are estimated around €250 million. The overall program and ambition of RH2INE go well beyond kickstarting IWT.



DAREL’s role as project advisor helped kickstart the project on behalf of the Port of Rotterdam through opportunity framing and by providing development support.


The annual direct CO2 emissions avoided amounts approximately xx Mton of CO2


  • Infrastructure

  • Transport

  • Hydrogen

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