Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

RIS 2008-EU-30001-P 

Implementation of RIS on the Westerscheldt river

Programme:

The Action aims to bring River Information Services (RIS) to the Westerscheldt river, in compliance with the 2005 RIS Directive (2005/44/EC).

 

The Westerscheldt river, located on the border between Belgium and used by The Netherlands, is a very important axis for waterborne transport maritime and inland navigation at hig capacity.

 

The Action's objective is to adapt the existing local traffic management systems in such a way that they will be able to offer maritime traffic management as well as river information services. This will help make navigation on the Westerscheldt safer and smoother

 


 

This project has been completed.
 

Budget: 

 

National budget:

 

€1,610,000

 

 

 

Total project cost covered by this Decision:

 

€2,100,000
 

Percentage of EU support:  

 

Works and Studies: 23.3%

EU contribution: 

 

€490,000

 

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Member States involved:

Belgium, The Netherlands

 

Implementation schedule:

Start date: January 2008

End date: June 2012

 

Beneficiaries:

 Flemish Government
 Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management

 

Implementing body:

 Beheer en Exploitatie Team Schelderadar

 

Additional information:

 European Commission, DG TREN

 


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