Waterway Classification

More VNF news. Waterways are proposed by VNF to be divided into three classifications – Type 1 – designated for tourist/pleasure use only Type 2 – pleasure and commercial use Type 3 – commercial use only No implications yet understood regarding Type 3 and private plaisancier use, but a number…

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Canal Rhone-Rhine

Cruising details for the waterway linking the Rhone and Saone with the Rhine are now available on french-waterways.com. The canal (opened in the early C19th and modernised in recent years) incorporates sections of the River Doubs and passes through picturesque historic towns such as Dole and Besancon and also some…

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Veolia and inland ports

Veolia is one of the world’s big utility companies, with a noticeable presence in France, where it was founded, as Compagnie Generale des Eaux in 1853. Veolia has followed a policy of interacting with towns and councils to provide many kinds of public services including managing, on their behalves, ports…

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