Marco Polo has helped this project, among others, to shift freight from the road to the sea.
Marco Polo funding can be a powerful signal to the market that a project has a European dimension according to this project's lead company, Spliethoff's Bevrachtingskantoor of Amsterdam. This can be one of the big benefits of the Marco Polo programme. As its name indicates, this project provides a motorway-of-the-sea alternative to get freight off the congested international road transit corridor across France. Ro-Ro Past France sails between Bilbao in northern Spain and Zeebrugge in Belgium. Find out more… [409 KB]