New French presidency and its priorities for 2022 and beyond


France assumed the Presidency of the CCNR for a two-year term with effect from 1st January 2022. The office of President is held by Mr François Alabrune, Director of legal affairs at the Ministry of European and Foreign Affairs and head of the French delegation to the CCNR.

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CCNR and viadonau workshop


“Shore power at berths”
3 February 2022

A dedicated webpage on the workshop is available via the following link:

Plenary session of autumn 2021


The CCNR held its plenary autumn session on 09 December 2021, by videoconference.

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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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Summary of the CCNR’s vision to support the harmonised development of automated navigation


Automation implies a fundamental change for inland navigation and will affect almost all aspects of inland navigation.

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Automated navigation


Mannheim Declaration



Financing the energy transition


Other activities

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