Mobility and Transport

Inland waterways

Market observation

Market observation

Regular observation and analysis of the inland waterway transport sector is carried out, on behalf of the European Commission, by the Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine (CCNR), in collaboration with European inland navigation organisations. This market observatory  supports further promotion of the sector and allows analysis of its development.

The regular reports produced by the CCNR provide:

  • an analysis of the demand for inland waterway transport;
  • an analysis of the offer on the inland waterway market;
  • an overview of navigation conditions on Europe’s inland waterways;
  • a microeconomic analysis of the sector.

Policy and other related documents

Reports produced by the CCNR (Marketobservation)

Platform for multimodality and logistics in inland ports: long Position paper - short Position paper