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1 23 februari 2010 Inland Navigation The sustainable way to go

2 Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat 223 februari 2010 Europe Rotterdam

3 Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat 323 februari 2010 Inland shipping in the Netherlands Dutch fleet: ca. 7,000 vessels (60% of western European fleet) Transport within Dutch borders: 330 Mton (30% of total transported goods) –bulk transport (market share 80% on distances > 100 km) –container transport (market share 33%) –palletised transport (market share 4%) 80% inland shipping connected to ports of Rotterdam and Amsterdam Many large rivers and canals Many inland terminals and ports The Netherlands

4 Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat 423 februari 2010 The Netherlands 440 trucks 120 trucks 200 TEU

5 Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat 523 februari 2010 Policy Letter: ‘Setting course for a strong economy: a safe and sustainable inland navigation’. (2007) Strengthening the competitive position Future-proof network of waterways and ports The cleanest mode of transport Permanently improving safety Innovation The Netherlands

6 Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat 623 februari 2010 Port of Rotterdam –

7 Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat 723 februari 2010 Characteristics Access via the Yangtzehaven with a width of 600 m and depth of 20 m Gross area: 2,000 ha Net area: 1,000 ha (20% more than current port) Use of area for economic activities: Containers 630 ha Distribution 180 ha Chemicals 190 ha Project costs: € 2.9 billion (based on 2007 prices) Maasvlakte 2

8 Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat 823 februari 2010 Artist Impression Maasvlakte 2

9 Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat 923 februari 2010 Road Transport “The Nightmare”

10 Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat 1023 februari % ROAD RAIL SHIPPING 35% 45% 31% 20%10% Modal Split Transport

11 Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat 1123 februari 2010 Container Transferium principle

12 Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat 1223 februari 2010

13 Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat 1323 februari 2010 Making distant and smaller watersided industrial sites accessible for modern barging Barge innovation example

14 Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat 1423 februari 2010 Pan-European Challenges 30% market share for inland navigation: much room to improve  Ensure capacity in seaports  Built a reliable waterway network (+ Danube & Seine Nord)  Don’t forget the inland ports and quays Vessels are never clean enough: zero emission is the goal  Strict emission norms and innovation are the keys


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