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Clean ships

05 Feb 2014

Inland waterway transport has an excellent energy and carbon record. On new ships, air emissions such as NOx and PM are also radically decreased. The same trend is expected...

The use of LNG as transport fuel firmly reduces NOx and particulate emissions by waterway transport. But it becomes important cargo too.
ESO & EBU launch survey to identify specific financing needs of inland shipping entrepreneurs
Fully automated urban boats to transport goods and people currently developed in the Netherlands
Alluvio sustainably manages sediments and facilitates its re-use in the building indsutry

Rewarding innovation

12 Apr 2017
Testing innovative techniques, alternative fuel and shore power for greener inland shipping

Waterside brownfield in Antwerp becomes eco-industrial park with cluster quay for in- and outbound inland goods flows, plus a zone for smart logistics and city-regional...

EU cooperation to bring back freight to small European waterways on small, clean, self-propelled standardised barges that can be coupled and uncoupled.
As of 2020, 2.5 million bottles of beer filling 52 trucks will go by water in a new hydrogen-powered vessel, the Gouwenaar, built for Nedcargo.
European Inland Barging Innovation Platform (EIBIP) established by the EICB, Mariko, viadonau, Voies navigables de France. 
CoRISMa enables multimodal transport planners to plan waterway transport timely and efficiently in transport and logistics operations with digital tools
Platina2 unveils the unused cargo potential for inland navigation in the Danube region. Promising cargo groups are renewables, recyclable products and high & heavy.
By shifting pallets to waterway transport, Knauf and the port of Brussels reduce the amount of trucks in and around Brussels.
UNECE's ADN Safety Committee adopted regulations for the transport of LNG in tank vessels at its 12th session in Geneva.
Platina2 reviewed the quality of datasets used to calculate externalities of inland shipping. Current data are not reliable for accurate calculations.