European Barge Union
The European Barge Union (EBU) is the European association representing the majority of the inland navigation freight and passenger carrying industry on a Pan-European level. Its members are the national associations of barge owners and barge operators as well as (international) associations in the field of inland navigation and related areas.
Inland Waterway Transport: Rivers of opportunities to deliver
The European Barge Union (EBU) together with the European Skippers Organization (ESO) and the European Inland Waterway Transport (IWT) Platform published the leaflet “Inland Waterway Transport: Rivers of opportunities to deliver” to summarize the mission of the Inland waterway transport sector.
Overview of measures by Member States, EC and River Commissions and international labour organisations:
– European Commission Guidelines
– Danube Commission
– EBU and joint PRESS RELEASE
– ILO (labour organisations)
EBU Annual Report 2019 – 2020
We are pleased to bring to your attention the latest Annual Report of EBU, the European Barge Union.
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|27-05-2020||IGRC and EBU released the guidelines for a minimum standard for the resumption of river cruises in Europe after COVID-19.|
|24-04-2020||IWT CALL FOR SUPPORT MEASURES TO OVERCOME THE COVID-19 CRISIS AND TO DELIVER THE GREEN DEAL|
|24-03-2020||COVID-19 | Transport keeps us going|
|19-03-2020||COVID-19: INLAND NAVIGATION IS DELIVERING VITAL SERVICES TO THE EUROPEAN CITIZENS AND ECONOMY. THE FREE MOVEMENT OF VESSELS AND CREW MEMBERS MUST BE GUARANTEED BY MEMBER STATES IN ORDER TO KEEP ESSENTIAL FREIGHT FLOWS RUNNING|
|14-02-2020||15 organizations from the transport Sector call for a bold and realistic European Green Deal|
|21-01-2020||Stakeholders in the Maritime Logistics Supply Chain urge the Commission to proceed to a proper objective evaluation of the Consortia BER to guarantee a real level playing field and a healthy functioning of the maritime logistics chain|
|16-12-2019||European Commission releases its GREEN DEAL with an ambitious action program. IWT considered as important corner stone to deliver the GREEN DEAL.|
|24-10-2019||Green Inland Shipping Event (Brussels, 16 October 2019)|
|07-10-2019||Leaflet : More budget for transport /The best investment plan for Europe|
|07-10-2019||More than 40 organisations call for a strong Connection Europe Facility II|
Latest News & Publications
|15-09-2020||STATEMENT OF THE EUROPEAN INLAND NAVIGATION SECTOR ON THE PUBLIC CONSULTATION FOR THE FUELEU-MARITIME – GREEN MARITIME SPACE INITIATIVE|
|24-07-2020||JOINT STATEMENT OF THE EUROPEAN INLAND NAVIGATION SECTOR ON THE FORTHCOMING EU STRATEGY ON SUSTAINABLE AND SMART MOBILITY|
|09-07-2020||EBU Annual Report 2019 – 2020|
|29-06-2020||Conclusions on effective waterway infrastructure rehabilitation and maintenance on the Danube and its navigable tributaries|
|08-06-2020||Leidraad voor een minimumnorm voor de hervatting van riviercruises in Europa onder COVID-19|