Menu
News

Dutch, Belgian green transport aid approved

The European Commission has approved a €20m Dutch state aid package to cut nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from commercial barges and the like. The money will be available over five years to Dutch-registered inland waterways vessels using low emission diesel engines. The Commission has also cleared €90m of Belgian state aid to promote rail over road transport of goods. The money should offset external costs of road transport, such as greenhouse gas emissions, and increase Belgian rail traffic by 20% over the next three years. See press releases on Holland and Belgium.

The full text of this article is only available to subscribers and free trialists. To login,please enter your email address and subscriber access code below.

Not a subscriber or free trialist? Why not take a free 14 day trial or subscribe today!

Having trouble logging in? Please contact our helpdesk

Back to top Back to top