PIANC – The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure
PIANC is one of the oldest global technical and scientific associations for port and waterway construction and maritime and inland waterborne transport including recreational boating and boating sports.
The German PIANC section takes care of all matters pertaining to its German members and provides a channel to the PIANC General Secretariat in Brussels. PIANC currently has some 160 individual members and 14 corporate members in Germany.
The objective of the association is to promote the development of:
inland waterways and maritime canals
inland ports and seaports
coastal protection and ocean engineering
during the different stages of design, extension, new construction, operation and maintenance taking account of environmental, economic and transport-related aspects.
Visit the website of the German PIANC section or www.pianc.org to find out more about the organisation’s objectives, working groups and events.