Plenary session spring 2024


On 13 June 2024, the CCNR held its spring plenary session in Strasbourg. At the plenary meeting, a number of resolutions were adopted, relating to the economic situation of inland navigation in Europe, Rhine navigation personnel, police regulations and matters concerning the Rhine waterway.

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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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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