EU waterway infrastructure priorities for 2014-2020 <

Friday 07 Feb 2014 / Gerelateerde tags: Infrastructure Policy EU Transport CEF 

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The new EU regulations on Trans-European networks and Connecting Europe Facility lay down the priorities for EU waterway investment in the coming years. The EU transport infrastructure budget of 26 billion euro is too tight to help realise all transport projects. By the end of 2014, Member States and European Commission will agree together the detailed investment working plans to be implemented and co-financed by the EU in the period 2014-2020.

The waterway related priority actions are listed.

The further deployment of River Information Services and clean fuel infrastructure and sections in 7 of the 9 multimodal corridors:

North Sea - Baltic Corridor 
Studies & works for better navigability, upgrading waterways, locks and multi-modal connections on the sections Berlin - Magdeburg – Hannover, Mittellandkanal, West-German Canals, Rhine, Waal, Noordzeekanaal, IJssel, Twentekanaal, Amsterdam - Rijnkanaal

Mediterranean Corridor
Studies, upgrading works and multi-modal connections on the sections Milano – Cremona- Mantova – Porto Levante/Venezia – Ravenna/Trieste

East - Med Corridor
Studies, works for better navigability and upgrading, multi-modal connections on the sections Hamburg – Dresden – Praha – Pardubice, Elbe and Vltava

Rhine - Alpine Corridor
Upgrading, works for better navigability, multi-modal connections on the sections Basel – Antwerpen/Rotterdam - Amsterdam

North Sea - Med Corridor
Studies, upgrading, multi-modal connections on the sections Maas, including Maaswerken, Albertkanaal/ Canal Bocholt-Herentals, Volkerak lock and Kreekrak lock, Krammer lock (and Lock Hansweert), Terneuzen - Ghent, Seine Scheldt, Dunkerque – Lille, Le Havre - Paris, Antwerpen-Brussels-Charleroi, waterways in Wallonia, Mosel locks, Rhône

Atlantic Corridor  
Upgrading works between Le Havre and Paris

Rhine - Danube Corridor
Studies, works and multimodal connections on the sections Komárom – Komárno, Main – Main-Donau-Canal, Danube (Kehlheim - Constanța/Midia/Sulina), Bucharest – Danube Canal

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