Brussels, 16 October 2019

Wednesday the 16th of October, FEPORT Secretariat attended the Green Inland Shipping event taking place at the port of Brussels. The event was jointly organized by the European Inland Barging Innovation Platform (EIBIP), the Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine (CCNR), the European Barge Union (EBU), EFIP – the European Federation of Inland Ports, the IWT Platform, Inland Navigation Europe (INE), the port of Brussels, the European Commission and the Finnish Presidency of the Council.

The event included speakers from the Brussels-Capital Government, the Finnish Presidency of the Council, European Parliament as well as the European Commission.

During the event, the participants got the opportunity to visit innovative inland navigation vessels. These vessels all applied different technological and fuel-related solutions but had in common that – through innovation – they contributed to the decarbonization of inland navigation.