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Smart Shipping Challenge: step towards smart and safe inland shipping

Inland shipping is an indispensable link in the logistics chain. Some 40 per cent of all freight is already being transported by ...

News item | 05-12-2017 | 09:24

New legislation allows for the testing of cars with remote drivers

The Netherlands has moved a step closer to the introduction of self-driving vehicles on public roads. The House of ...

News item | 24-11-2017 | 16:30

UN Climate Summit: wide support for new climate centre set up in the Netherlands

At the international climate summit in Bonn, Minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen (Infrastructure and Water Management) called for ...

News item | 14-11-2017 | 15:30

Study: hyperloop opens up opportunities for the Netherlands

Today, Minister Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) presented a feasibility study into hyperloops to the ...

News item | 09-10-2017 | 11:30

Delta Programme 2018, Measures to reduce the impact of extreme weather

In order to minimise the impact of waterlogging, heat, drought, and urban flooding, this year’s Delta Programme is the first to ...

News item | 19-09-2017 | 15:30

Increasing mobility in a more sustainable country

Next year, the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment will be investing 6.2 billion euros in infrastructure, in order for ...

News item | 19-09-2017 | 15:15

More collaboration with China to sustainabilise the economy

The further sustainabilisation of the economy calls for knowledge sharing and close collaboration between the government ...

News item | 15-09-2017 | 09:09

Results of Making Waves: two winners and concrete deals

In addition to two winners, Making Waves – the event focused on smart and feasible ideas related to water, the climate, and more ...

News item | 08-09-2017 | 09:25

Minister Blok to raise the sentence for serious traffic offences

Minister Blok of Security and Justice is preparing legislation that will raise the maximum sentence for a number of serious ...

News item | 23-07-2017 | 18:00

The Netherlands to receive millions from Brussels for infrastructure

This year, the Netherlands will receive a grant of 97 million euros from Brussels for infrastructure projects. Rijkswaterstaat – ...

News item | 11-07-2017 | 13:08