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The pan-European recommendations for inland navigation vessels aim to establish a harmonized regime of technical requirements for vessels that transport goods and passengers internationally. The recommendations are the result of Government efforts to unify divergent regulations in force in different intergovernmental organizations and ECE member countries. The recommendations were first adopted
The UNECE “White Paper on the progress, accomplishment and future of sustainable inland water transport” is the third edition of a policy paper on the current situation, trends and challenges in inland water transport on European inland waterways of international importance in the region of the Economic Commission for Europe.This third edition follows from the International Conference on
The European Code for Signs and Signals on Inland Waterways (SIGNI), adopted by resolution No. 90 of the Working Party on Inland Water Transport on 5 October 2018, provides recommendations for the competent authorities for the installation and application of buoyage and marking on European inland waterways contained in the fifth revision of CEVNI (ECE/TRANS/SC
The International Certificate for Operators of Pleasure Craft (ICC) which is issued in accordance with resolution No. 40, is recognized by more than 25 United Nations Member States in the ECE region and beyond. The Guidelines to resolution No. 40 are based on the frequently asked questions of administrations and recreational boaters in order to facilitate an
UNECE provides a common basis for harmonized traffic regulations on European waterways through the European Code for Inland Waterways (CEVNI), which contains the core uniform rules applicable to traffic on inland waterways. The fifth revised edition of CEVNI (CEVNI 5, available as PDF and
The objective of the Inventory of Main Standards and Parameters of the E Waterway Network (“Blue Book”) is to establish an inventory of existing and envisaged standards and parameters of E waterways and ports in Europe and to show, on an internationally comparable basis, the current inland navigation infrastructure parameters in Europe as compared to the minimum standards and parameters
European Agreement concerning the Work of Crews of Vehicles Engaged in International Road Transport (AETR)Road Map for Accession and ImplementationErratum: on page 25, the Russian Federation is erroneously listed as one of the countries applying the AETR Agreement domestically.  The authors regret this error.
This leaflet, prepared by the Sustainable Transport Division of the UNECE in cooperation with the International Road Transport Union (IRU), highlights the importance and potential benefits to Contracting Parties of the Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under Cover of TIR Carnets and the International Convention on the Harmonization of Frontier Controls of Goods.It
Border inefficiencies are estimated to cost twice the amount of tariffs, while the removal of those inefficiencies could increase global trade by as much as US$ 1 trillion and create as many as 21 million jobs worldwide. Even though border crossing issues vary from
CEVNI contains the core rules applicable to the traffic on inland waterways in the UNECE region such as marks and draught scales on vessels, visual signals on vessels, sound signals and radiotelephony, waterway signs and markings, rules of the road, berthing rules, signalling and reporting requirements as well as prevention of pollution of water and disposal of waste. These harmonized
(ECE/TRANS/SC.3/156/Rev.2)Available in EnglishFrench and RussianAnnexes and Appendices are available in English
The objective of the “Blue book” is to establish an inventory of existing and envisaged standards and parameters of E waterways and ports in Europe and to show, on an internationally comparable basis, the current inland navigation infrastructure parameters in Europe as compared to the minimum standards and parameters prescribed on the Agreement on Main Inland Waterways of International
Intelligent Transport Systems play an important role in shaping the future ways of mobility and the transport sector. We expect that through the use of ITS applications transport will become more efficient, safer and greener. The huge potentials and benefits, however, can only be reaped if
The OSCE-UNECE Handbook of Best Practices at Border Crossings – A Trade and Transport Facilitation Perspective offers a unique opportunity for countries both in and beyond the OSCE/UNECE region to develop
The UNECE Recommendations on Harmonized Europe-Wide Technical Requirements for Inland Navigation Vessels (Resolution No. 61) establish a Pan-European regime of technical requirements for inland navigation vessels engaged in international transport of goods and passengers. They are a result of Governments efforts, aimed at unifying the divergent regulations in force within different
White Paper on Efficient and Sustainable Inland Water Transport in EuropeInland water transport is, on many European transport corridors, a competitive alternative to road and rail transport, offering an economical, sustainable and environment friendly mode of transport. However,  in most UNECE countries it is still largely under-used and its development calls for a pro-active policy by
SIGNI – Signs and Signals on Inland WaterwaysThis volume contains the revised full text of the harmonized system of Signs and Symbols on Inland Waterways (SIGNI).ECE/TRANS/SC.3/108/Rev.2Sales No. E.11.II.E.11ISBN 978-92-1-117048-1e-ISBN 978-92-1-054465-8Price: US$ 20Languages: E, F, R How to order this publication
This publication presents the text of the European Code for Inland Waterways Revision 4 including Annexes and Supplement. It extensively details the Code and covers Articles 1 through 9.ECE/ TRANS/SC.3/115/Rev.4Sales No. E.10.II.E.3ISBN: 978-92-1-117019-1Price: US$ 50Languages: E, F, R How to order this
ECE/TRANS/SC.3/185Sales No. E.10.VIII.1ISBN 978-92-1-139137-4Price: US$ 15Languages: E, F, R, GHow to order this publication