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Short-range waterway transport as part of a highway construction project in Linz, Austria

ASFINAG (a publicly owned Austrian corporation which plans, finances, builds, maintains and collects tolls for the Austrian autobahns) is using Inland Waterway Transport (IWT) to make a positive impact on the environment. The construction of the A26 highway in Linz covers a distance of 4.7 km, including 4 km of tunnels. Two bridges are being […]

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Download the key takeaways from the Danube Ports Days

We are pleased to announce that the key takeaways from the Danube Ports Days are now available to download! The Danube Ports Days 2023 event, a collaborative effort by Pro Danube in partnership with the EU funded Green Inland Ports Study, MultiRELOAD and SYNERGETICS projects, and with support from the Danube Ports Network, was a […]

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Danube Ports Days 2023: Navigating Towards Sustainable Waterborne Transport

The Danube Ports Days 2023 event, a collaborative effort by Pro Danube in partnership with the EU-funded Green Inland Ports Study, MultiRELOAD and SYNERGETICS projects, and with support from the Danube Ports Network, has successfully concluded. This ground-breaking event served as the focal point for high-profile representatives from the European Parliament, European Commission, international river […]

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Key takeaways from the first Green Inland Ports workshop in Belgrade

On the 19th of October, the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) met for the first time with the Ecorys’ consortium for the study on Greening of Inland Ports. This article provides a summary of the key takeaways from the event. Introduction The event was moderated by Geert Smit from Ecorys. He welcomed all participants […]

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Invitation for inland ports to join the project in the pilot phase

Expression of interest for European inland ports to participate in the pilots of the Green Inland Ports project The Green Inland Ports project launches an expression of interest and a warm invitation for European inland ports to engage with us in the pilot phase of this project. Green Inland Ports, commissioned by the European Commission, […]

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Join the EFIP Workshop for Green Inland Ports and Shape the Future of Sustainable European Transport!

We are pleased to announce the upcoming launch of the first Green Inland Ports Study Workshop! The workshop is part of the European Commission’s commitment to support European inland ports in their journey towards becoming zero-emission, sustainable hubs that connect and serve Europe. The Green Inland Ports study, which was initiated in January 2023, aims […]

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Have Your Say: Survey launched in the frame of the Green Inland Ports Study

Launched in 2023 by the European Commission, the Green Inland Ports Study recognises the crucial role of inland ports within the EU’s transport infrastructure network. By showcasing environmental best practices, introducing innovative ideas for urban and short-range inland waterway transport, and optimizing the use of digital services, the study aims to expand the pivotal role […]

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Green Inland Ports pave the way to sustainable European transport

The European Green Deal aims to reduce transport emissions by 90% by 2050. The Green Inland Ports Study, launched by the European Commission in 2023, aims to contribute to reducing those emissions. Inland ports are an essential part of the EU’s transport infrastructure network and therefore play a key role in achieving the EU Green […]

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