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.
Annual report 2020 2021
EBU releases its latest Annual Report
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|01-07-2021||European Parliament supports Inland Waterway Transport (IWT)|
|30-06-2021||EBU welcomes the COMMISSION’S NAIADES III PUBLICATION to boost future-proof European Inland Waterway Transport (IWT)|
|22-06-2021||EBU EVENT 21 JUNE 2021 – Inland Waterway Transport (IWT) key to deliver the GREEN DEAL and contribute to the Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy|
|02-06-2021||In-depth study of the human factors in inland shipping accidents commissioned by the European inland shipping industry|
|18-05-2021||Joint press release of EBU and IG RiverCruise: Flusskreuzschifffahrt bereitet sich auf den RE-Start vor|
|18-05-2021||Joint press release of EBU and IG RiverCruise: Rivercruising prepares for reopening of the business|
|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”|
Latest News & Publications
|27-08-2021||EBU’s Annual Report 2019-2020|
|01-07-2021||Newsletter EBU event 21 June 2021|
|30-06-2021||European Partnership to make Zero-Emission Waterborne Transport a reality before 2050|
|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|