With a view to increasing the number and quality of berths, the CCNR is publishing its compilation of examples of the requirement for berths and facilities. This compilation, which contains examples of berth design in the CCNR’s Member States, may also be of interest when designing berths beyond the Rhine.

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Studies on energy transition towards a zero-emission European inland navigation sector


As of October 2020, the CCNR is pleased to announce that initial qualitative results of the three studies in response to several of the research questions are now available.

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A new extension of the electronic reporting obligation on the Rhine with effect from 1 December 2021


The CCNR has decided to introduce the electronic reporting obligation for all vessels and special transport operations referred to in article 12.01(1) of the Rhine Police Regulations (RPR) on 1 December 2021.

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CCNR Market Observation


The 2020 annual report of the Market Observation of the Inland Navigation in Europe, that has been written by the Secretariat of the CCNR in partnership with the European Commission, is now available.

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Reflection paper


As follow-up to the workshop on low waters and their effects on Rhine navigation, the Secretariat of the CCNR presents a reflection paper, reporting on the main conclusions, challenges, measures and the first ideas for next steps to increase the resilience of IWT to low water.

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Other activities

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