Plenary session of spring 2022


The Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine (CCNR) held its plenary spring session on 2nd June 2022, in Strasbourg. Mr François Alabrune, the head of the French delegation, chaired the meeting.

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The CCNR publishes its Market Insight / November 2021


The new report on European inland navigation, drafted by the Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine (CCNR) in partnership with the European Commission, is now available.

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Appointment of the new Deputy Secretary General of the CCNR


The delegations of the CCNR have appointed Jörg Rusche as the new Deputy Secretary General of the CCNR, with effect from 1st May 2022 for a 4-year term.

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Special measures by the CCNR to facilitate the mobility of inland navigation personnel


The CCNR invites its Member States not to sanction crew members on inland waterway vessels on the Rhine who present certificates of qualification, service record books or logbooks issued in accordance with Directive (EU) 2017/2397.

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The CCNR’s ongoing commitment to the energy transition


The CCNR developed a roadmap aiming at largely eliminating greenhouse gas emissions and air pollutants of the inland navigation sector by 2050.

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Roadmap for reducing emissions


Study on the energy transition


Automated navigation


Other activities

CESNIOMCDNIMannheim DeclarationCACASSInternational Safety Guide for Inland Navigation Tank-barges and TerminalsStrategy for the CCNR