With its inland waterways master plan, Germany is looking to increase river transport’s market share to 15% by 2030.

Measures to be improve infrastructures, thereby helping to reduce the increasingly frequent periods of low water levels, and moves to bring the fleet into line with environmental standards, will be two key planks of the plan. Certain public procedures will also be simplified to ensure decisions can be implemented more speedily. A total of 80 measures have been announced.

Full article : NPI / BMVI / Report

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