EU-funded seminar to focus on inland transport of dangerous goods
February 25, 2020
The EU-funded EUMedRail project is organising a seminar on regulations and risk assessment of transport of dangerous goods on 2-3 March in Belgrade, Serbia. The main objective of the seminar is to raise awareness and facilitate the understanding of provisions of Directive 2008/68/EC on the inland transport of dangerous goods and Regulation concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail (RID).
In addition, the European Union Agency for Railways will present the harmonised Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods Risk Management Framework for roads, railways and inland waterways.
The seminar will bring together experts in charge of transport of dangerous goods management, occurrence reporting, transport statistics, risk estimation models, decision-making processes including risk decision-making principle, etc.
The purpose of Euromed Transport Rail Project (EUMedRail) is to improve the operations and the efficiency of the Mediterranean transport system by concentrating its efforts on regulatory reforms, training, and dialogue with the decision makers. The main project’s objective is to support the implementation of the Regional Transport Action Plan 2014-2020 actions related to rail transport, by promoting convergence with EU and international standards, facilitating interoperability, and increasing beneficiaries’ participation in the activities of the European Rail Agency.