Heavy goods traffic on the European road network continues to increase. This results in congestion and harms the environment. Is there a solution to this? Yes: the sea. Waterborne transport is emerging as a viable alternative for the movement of freight between Member States. The European Union plans to develop "Motorways of the Sea" around Europe's coastline.
For this to be a success, attitudes need to change...
Type: Video news release Reference: I-050195 Date: 01/01/2006 Duration: 09:54 DG:Directorate-General for Communication Thesaurus:Sea and river transport Personalities:François Lamoureux,Jacques Barrot,Ulrich Stockmann
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