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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

Higher fines for deviating from shipping route north of the Frisian Islands

Vessels that deviate from the prescribed shipping route north of the Frisian Islands could soon face higher fines. Today the ...

News item | 28-06-2013 | 15:34

Minister Schultz gives starting signal for first LNG-powered inland navigation tanker

Today, in the presence of Dick Benschop, President Director of Shell Nederland, Minister Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure & the ...

News item | 10-04-2013 | 16:35

Supervisory bodies and companies decrease red tape for import

In the presence of State Secretary Frans Weekers of Finance, the representatives of trade and industry, Customs and the new Food ...

News item | 14-07-2011 | 14:03

The state and Gelderland reach agreement on major arterial road between Rotterdam and Germany

The state, the province of Gelderland and the Arnhem-Nijmegen metropolitan region have reached an agreement in principle on the ...

News item | 23-06-2011 | 10:34

Minister Eurlings on an economic mission to Shanghai, Singapore and Hong Kong

From 5 to 10 September, Minister Eurlings of Transport, Public Works and Water Management will be paying a working visit to ...

News item | 03-09-2010 | 09:11

Another step closer to a European network of rail freight corridors

In 2015 there will be a single train protection system for the Rotterdam – Genoa link: the European standard ERTMS. Italy, ...

News item | 14-06-2010 | 09:15

Eurlings launches the use of LHVs by Coca-Cola

Today, Camiel Eurlings, Minister of Transport, Public Works and Water Management, officially launched the use of the first ...

News item | 24-05-2010 | 09:26