April 2020
March 2020

COVID-19 | Transport keeps us going

On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 a pandemic and governments worldwide have taken wide-ranging measures to contain the spread of the virus. The transport sector has a crucial role to play in the supply of goods, in particular medicines, medical devices, food and other essential commodities needed to overcome this crisis. The transport sector also proves to be a vital instrument in these times where many European citizens are restricted in their mobility. A total of 22 European associations representing transport, infrastructure managers, operators, workers in all transport modes and logistics, contractors, local and regional authorities, logistics service providers, shippers, users and equipment suppliers in the maritime, port, inland waterways, railways, road, cycling, aviation and intermodal sectors, as well as supporting industries and companies, issued a joint statement.

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January 2020

Nijmegen: more sustainable inland shipping

Making inland shipping more sustainable. The Arnhem Nijmegen Region collaborates with public authorities, knowledge institutions and the shipping industry from the Netherlands and abroad. On January 22, a meeting took place about making inland shipping in Nijmegen more sustainable. With Waal, Dutch, German, Belgian and other European stakeholders presented ambitious projects that help make inland shipping more sustainable. A foundation for further cooperation was laid through this exchange of knowledge.

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December 2019

EU Green Deal announced

The European Commission presented The European Green Deal – a roadmap for making the EU's economy sustainable by turning climate and environmental challenges into opportunities across all policy areas and making the transition just and inclusive for all.

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November 2019