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Galileo Reference Centre monitors quality of satellite data

On Wednesday, 16 May Minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen (Infrastructure and Water Management) opened the Galileo Reference Centre in ...

News item | 16-05-2018 | 16:30

Combating paraffin wax residues at sea and on the beach

New agreements need to ensure that ships originating from Dutch ports no longer discharge tank washings containing paraffin such ...

News item | 08-05-2018 | 14:38

Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen: more European infra funds to cyclist and pedestrian safety

Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen (Infrastructure and Water Management) wants Europe to allocate more infra funds to the protection of ...

News item | 26-04-2018 | 14:53

Climate agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by maritime shipping sector

On the final day of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) conference in London, far-reaching agreements were set down ...

News item | 13-04-2018 | 10:09

Inland shipping sector sets down agreement on reduction of greenhouse gas emissions

Today, the Declaration of Nijmegen was signed by the inland shipping sector, along with Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen ...

News item | 13-04-2018 | 09:54

China: promising trade partner in the field of New Energy Vehicles

Because of its substantial economic growth and considerable effort to get New Energy Vehicles off the ground, the Netherlands ...

News item | 13-04-2018 | 09:31

Comprehensive Cabinet delegation on trade mission to China

From 8 to 13 April 2018, Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag, Minister ...

News item | 05-04-2018 | 11:30

First Talking Traffic services live for traffic users

More than 1.2 million road users are now able to receive personal warnings of traffic jams ahead, stationary traffic and suddenly ...

News item | 21-03-2018 | 11:45

Breakthrough in combating plastic soup

In order to force a breakthrough, after many years, in the struggle against plastic soup, State Secretary for Infrastructure and ...

News item | 12-03-2018 | 10:20

Investments in purification of medicine residues from waste water

In the years ahead, the Netherlands will be facing the need for substantial investments in clean water and safe drinking water. ...

News item | 13-02-2018 | 11:22