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This Handbook for national master plans for freight transport and logistics has been elaborated with the aim to showcase the importance of the freight sector for the national economic development, and more importantly to assist national authorities in charge of freight transport and logistics with potential actions in accompanying the sector development to follow a sustainable path in support of
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
As part of the ongoing work on THE PEP a Study on good practices in Mobility Management has been published.Drawing on concrete experiences from across the Pan-European region, the guide, developed under the Transport Health and Environment Pan-European Programme (THE PEP), provides practical policy considerations enriched by a total of 22 good practices from 17 countries that set out the
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
A study on the transport infrastructure and services available in Kyrgyzstan. This document reviews the country’s extensive recent and future transport investments, and sets out recommendations to ensure its transport network is ready to harness the growth in inland transport from rising Asia-Europe trade, particularly in the context of the Belt and Road Initiative.
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
Improving the competitiveness of Kazakhstan as a transport logistics centre at the crossroads of Europe and Asia could enable the country to unlock significant untapped benefits of growing cargo flows between the two continents. This study identifies the transport infrastructure and services available in Kazakhstan, reviews the country’s extensive recent and future transport investments, and
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 present publication (download here) concerns intermodal transport, with a particular focus on the role of railways in intermodality and the importance of transport documents computerisation for intermodal transport. The publication is divided in three main parts: a first section discusses the intermodality and the role of
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
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
Content The first section describes the TIR transit system, its coverage, objective and functioning and analyses possible future developments. The second section contains the complete text of the TIR Convention. The third section contains related resolutions and recommendations.  
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
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