Newsitems filtered by 'Infrastructure' tag

Increased cooperation between waterway managers and nature conservation organisations towards platform for integrated cross-sectoral approach in the Danube region.
French minister endorses the Pauvros report, commissioned to propose a realistic redesign of the Seine-Nord Europe Canal after the first plans revealed to be too expensive.
With the Connecting Europe Facility the EU aims to create a core network of transport infrastructure across Europe.
Belgium, France, Netherlands and the EC sign declaration to cooperate to realise major waterway projects at 40% EU cofinancing.
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 European Commission appointed European coordinators to drive the development of 9 multimodal transport corridors across Europe, plus the European Rail Traffic...

European inland waterway organisations urge riparian states to ensure better fairway maintenance and navigation reliability on the Danube and its navigable tributaries
Inland waterway organisations call for high consideration to inland waterway transport and ports.
Transport ministers pledge to implement Master Plan for Fairway Rehabilitation and Maintenance of the Danube and its Tributaries

The first corridor studies analysing the state of Europe's trans-european transport network are finalised. Further work will continue in 2015 to support the implementation...

Transport organisations express concern about 18% of the CEF grant budget for transport infrastructure transferred to the new "Investment Plan for Europe" in an open letter...

Transport associations warn against risks of shifting CEF money to EFSI. Many infrastructure projects identified as TEN-T priorities won't attract investment under EFSI....
The Council and the European Parliament have reached a provisional agreement on the Juncker Plan (EFSI).
The European Commission selected the transport infrastructure projects that will receive EU funding. Seine-Scheldt connection and Danube fairway projects get substantial...
The Trilogiport tri-modal platform and the fourth Lanaye lock were officially inaugurated on 13 November 2015.
PLATINA 2 prepared a Good Practice Manual on Inland Waterway Maintenance for waterway administrations, focuing on navigational fairway maintenance of free-flowing rivers.
Transport sector urges to increase the Connecting Europe Facility budget in EU Multi-Annual Financial Framework
During the TEN-T days in Rotterdam, EU ministers agreed on the implementation of TEN-T and underlined its importance and the need for additional funding
30 transport associations call on the European Parliament and the Council to approve the Commission proposal for the review of the Multi-Annual Financial Framework
CEF transport coalition: more EU budget for transport is the best investment plan for Europe, because without transport no free movement of people and goods across Europe
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New lock on Po waterway connects Italy to the Mediterranean and Europe.
EU FAIRway project shows rehabilitating waterways at corridor level pays off

Working with nature

08 Jan 2018
Nature and transport benefit from Inland waterway projects which aim to improve navigability, connect rivers and renature river banks

INE is very pleased with the strong backing of the European Parliament for a higher co-financing rate for trans-European waterways in Connecting Europe Facility II...

2 major milestones of the Serbian “Upgrade of the Iron Gate I Navigational Lock” project, co-funded by the European CEF (Connecting Europe Facility) programme, have been...
Marking vessel is launched in Giurgiu (Romania) to ensure navigability and carry out hydrological services.
Foundation stone for upgrade of Gabčíkovo locks laid and new surveying and marking vessel christened.
PIANC, the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure, launched its technical guidance on climate change adaptation planning.
Implementing Decision on Seine Scheldt project adopted
European Court of Auditors: more speed required for core network corridors 
FAIRway Danube deploys new equipment to improve hydrological services
Finland develops the Saimaa canal to execute the Green Deal and switch more cargo from road to waterway transport
The use of LNG as transport fuel firmly reduces NOx and particulate emissions by waterway transport. But it becomes important cargo too.
CoRISMa enables multimodal transport planners to plan waterway transport timely and efficiently in transport and logistics operations with digital tools
By shifting pallets to waterway transport, Knauf and the port of Brussels reduce the amount of trucks in and around Brussels.
'Inland navigation and ports in action' in Rotterdam during TEN-T days pinpoints the importance of inland navigation and the need for action
European-wide decision makers came together at the INE and VBW joint Banquet in Duisburg.
Coalition of inland waterway transport & ports hands over declaration with its vision towards 2030 to European decision makers in Strasbourg
Transport coalition hands Declaration calling for more EU Budget for Transport to European Commissioner Gunther Oettinger