The European Commission is preparing an initiative on the recognition and modernisation of professional qualifications inland navigation. The goal of the initiative is the removal of barriers between EU Member States for exercising professions in the field of inland navigation, thus subscribing to the main goal of the European Commission's common transport policy of the free movement of persons and goods across the EU. The harmonisation of national legal and administrative regulations is of high importance for creating fair conditions for competition within and between the different transport modes. The aim of this public online consultation was to collect the stakeholders' views in order to have their opinion on the identified problems and policy objectives and to assess their support to the proposed policy measures.
See "introduction to the questionnaire [63 KB] " for more information.