Inland Shipping Can Make Transport Chains Greener

Hellenic Shipping News | Jan 16, 2020 at 12:00 AM
  • The students’ research findings are summed up in a scientific study which forms the basis for the contents of the relaunched website project-iwts20.eu.
  • Long working hours on board barges The working conditions in the inland shipping business, unfortunately, are not as good as for truckers: the road transport sector is bound by legally prescribed breaks and maximum hours at the wheel and appropriate infrastructure is available, offering dedicated parking and washroom facilities.
  • The reality in the inland shipping world, however, is different: the regulations on working hours state that a bargeman with annual working hours of approx.