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.
EBU Hybrid Event 2021
Inland Waterway Transport (IWT) key to deliver the GREEN DEAL and contribute to the Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy
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|11-02-2021||Joint Statement on Recovery and Resilience Facility: Transport keeps us going forward|
|08-02-2021||Restoring stability and reliability in container trade|
|17-12-2020||EBU welcomes the Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy|
|23-11-2020||MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE under German EU Presidency: “Inland Waterway Transport – key to deliver the Green Deal”|
|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|
|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|
|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)|
Latest News & Publications
|23-04-2021||European Environmental Ports Conference 16th & 17th of June|
|21-04-2021||Letter to the responsible Commissioners of Transport and Competition: Port congestion in container handling|
|02-02-2021||IWT sector’s input, priorities and ambition|
|23-11-2020||EU recovery & resilience package & Green Deal: the IWT sector’s input, priorities and ambition|
|03-11-2020||Update works at and day time closure of lock Gabcikovo (SK)|