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.

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The EBU’s Annual Report 2022-2023

The EBU is proud to present its Annual Report for 2022-2023. This comprehensive document provides an overview of our activities and achievements.

The report covers a range of topics including market developments and potential of the IWT sector, infrastructure needs, energy transition in the IWT sector, labour market, tank-barging – a huge facilitator of the petrochemical industry, passenger transport and river cruising, EBU event and EBU at events.

Annual Report 2022-20233

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.

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