Shipping emissions in Europe

Statistics report on maritime transportation emissions in Europe

Shipping emissions in Europe

The shipping sector plays an essential role in Europe's economy, with maritime transportation the backbone of international trade. However, it is also a large source of greenhouse gas emissions and harmful air pollutants.

This Statistics report presents a range of figures covering shipping emissions within Europe. With a focus on greenhouse gases (GHG), it also includes statistics on shipping-related air pollutants such as sulfur oxides, emissions of shipping companies, as well as an outlook and emissions reduction targets.

Table of contents

Overview

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  • Basic Statistic Share of greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union 2021, by sector
  • Premium Statistic Share of CO₂ emissions in the EU-27 2021, by sector
  • Premium Statistic Breakdown of transportation sector CO₂ emissions in the EU-27 2021, by transport mode
  • Premium Statistic Global shipping emission shares based on ship traffic 2019, by country

GHG emissions

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  • Premium Statistic International shipping GHG emissions in the EU-27 1990-2021
  • Premium Statistic International shipping GHG emissions in Europe 2021, by country
  • Premium Statistic CO₂ emissions from shipping in the EU-27 2018-2022
  • Basic Statistic CO₂ emissions from maritime transportation in the EU 1990-2021, by type
  • Premium Statistic Share of EU MRV maritime fleet CO₂ emissions 2018-2021, by voyage type

Segments

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  • Premium Statistic Maritime fleet CO₂ emissions in Europe 2022, by ship type
  • Premium Statistic Maritime fleet CO₂ emissions shares in Europe within EU MRV scope 2022, by ship type
  • Premium Statistic Maritime fleet CO₂ emissions change in Europe 2020-2022, by ship type
  • Premium Statistic Carbon footprint of cargo ship in the United Kingdom 2023, by type
  • Premium Statistic European ports exposed to SOx air pollution from cruise ships in 2022
  • Premium Statistic SOx air pollution from cruise ships in Europe 2022, by country

Companies

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  • Premium Statistic Carbon dioxide emissions from maritime fleet in Europe 2022, by ship
  • Premium Statistic Carbon footprint of MSC vessels per nautical mile in 2022, by ship
  • Premium Statistic CO₂ emissions from cargo shippers in Europe 2022
  • Premium Statistic CO₂ emissions from cruise companies in Europe 2022, by company
  • Premium Statistic Most sulfur polluting cruise ship companies in Europe 2022

Outlook

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  • Premium Statistic Global international shipping GHG emission reduction targets 2030-2050
  • Premium Statistic Carbon intensity reduction targets for shipping in the European Union 2025-2050
  • Premium Statistic International shipping GHG emissions projections in the EU-27 2010-2040, by scenario

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