Rhine river transport challenged as water levels change

The Rhine waterways are a vital transport link for the petrochemical industry, with many companies situated near its banks. Periods of low water have occurred with increasing frequency in recent years, causing disruption and expense. Sellers have been forced to look to road and rail alternatives.

Is there a connection to climate change and is the Rhine going to become increasingly problematic to use for business in the coming years? Find out with this in depth ICIS insight into the future of Rhine water levels and expectations for climate developments.

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