LNG IWT Project Database

Provisions for Harmonised European Regulations (LNG Masterplan)

Type of project


Place in LNG chain

SupplyStorageDistributionLNG as CargoBunkeringLNG as Fuel

IWT Corridor

Belgian & Dutch Inland WaterwaysDanube & MainElbe & Northern German Inland WaterwaysPoRhineRhone & SaoneSeine & Northern FranceThamesOther Inland Waterway/Not definedMaritime (IWT-relevant)Wadden Sea

Project status



2013 2015

Number of ships


Project partners

Gemeentelijk Havenbedrijf Antwerpen, Germanischer Lloyd SE, Port autonome de Strasbourg, Chemgas Holding B.V., DCL Barge B.V., Havenbedrijf Rotterdam N.V., NAVROM S.A. Galati, Výskumny ústav dopravný, a.s., Staatliche Rhein-Neckar-Hafengesellschaft Mannheim mbH


  • France
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • Romania
  • Slovakia

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Technical data


Framework project: LNG Masterplan for Rhine-Main-Danube
Funding from TEN-T
Aim: Harmonised regulations for all EU inland waterways
Method: Work on vessel specifications serves as an input to CCNR works on regulations on the propulsion of inland navigation vessels by LNG
Coordination/liaison: Delegation of the Netherlands to the CCNR
Expertise on IGF and LNG: Lloyds Register, Germanischer Lloyd, Bureau Veritas
CCNR has offered support to form a platform on regulations for LNG bunkering

Last modified: February 11, 2016