The CCNR publishes its Market Insight/April 2024


The new report on European inland navigation, drafted by the Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine (CCNR) in partnership with the European Commission, has just been published.

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CCNR forges agreement with CEN and CENELEC


This collaboration aims to improve standardisation processes and safety measures in inland waterway transport. It has been formalised through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the three organisations on 24 April 2024.

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Switzerland ratifies the CLNI 2012


Switzerland has deposited its instrument of ratification of the Strasbourg Convention of 2012 on the limitation of liability in inland navigation (CLNI 2012). Ambassador Claude Wild, the Swiss Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe, deposited the instrument. The ratification instrument was deposited on 23 April 2024, at the Palais du Rhin in Strasbourg.

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Disruption in the container supply chain


The new CCNR analysis answers the following questions “How to ensure a more reliable and more efficient inland container barge handling in seaports? And how to improve inland waterway transport to and from the Rhine hinterland?”

The CCNR publishes its thematic report


The new thematic report “The labour market of the European inland navigation sector” can be downloaded in PDF format (in English) or viewed online at

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Roadmap for reducing emissions

Automated navigation

Crew and staff

Low water

Other activities

CESNIOMCDNIMannheim DeclarationCACASSInternational Safety Guide for Inland Navigation Tank-barges and TerminalsStrategy for the CCNR