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Trade mission to Poland for Dutch companies in the maritime and water sectors

From 9 up to and including 11 October, Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen (Infrastructure and Water Management) will be travelling to ...

News item | 09-10-2018 | 10:51

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

Rail freight transport booming in Europe

Freight transport by rail on the Rotterdam-Genoa connection, one of the main European routes, grew by 1.8 per cent in 2016. This ...

News item | 01-06-2017 | 14:32

EU member states sign declaration for more international goods transport by rail

During the three-day TEN-T conference, the 28 member states of the EU, together with Norway and Switzerland, discussed the ...

News item | 23-06-2016 | 11:06

European Parliament agrees to uniform requirements for inland waterway vessels

The technical requirements for inland waterway vessels are soon to be standardised across the whole of Europe. For users of ...

News item | 21-03-2016 | 17:09

Road haulage clients liable for underpayment

Clients are also to become liable for underpayment in road haulage. An amendment to the Sham Employment Arrangements Act will ...

News item | 15-01-2016 | 16:57

European rail freight corridors conquer new territories

Transport Ministers of thirteen countries held a signing ceremony on October 8, 2014, in the margins of the Transport Council in ...

News item | 08-10-2014 | 13:30

Better maritime safety and working conditions

Safety and working conditions at sea will be improved In the near future.  As of 1 May 2014, the education and training ...

News item | 02-05-2014 | 09:44

State Secretary Mansveld committed to expanding European goods transport by rail

Increased collaboration at the European level and joint action are needed in order to realise the full potential of goods ...

News item | 20-03-2014 | 11:34

Valuable research into the better utilisation of inland waterways

On Tuesday 18 February, Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment was presented with the research results ...

News item | 19-02-2014 | 15:23

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