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Traditional ships are not ordinary passenger ships
10-7-2015



EMH will asks the European Commission to clearly exempt traditional ships from the European directive for passenger ships. The directive was written well after the construction of most traditional ships and never considered them to be included. But it does not unequivocally exclude them either. The consequent difficulties traditional ships encounter can be solved according to EMH.

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European project results demonstrate cultural heritage counts for sustainable development
03-7-2015



Cultural heritage can have a positive effect on employment, identity, regional attractiveness, creativity and innovation. Governments should integrate the care and protection of cultural heritage in all policies.

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New European Committee for inland navigation rules launched
30-6-2015



At its last plenary session, the CCNR committee (central commission for navigation of the Rhine), adopted a Resolution creating a European committee for drawing up common standards in the field of inland navigation. The resolution promotes the development of uniform, modern, user-friendly requirements, the CCNR claims in a press release.

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Cesenatico: traditional boats ten years displayed in canal designed by da Vinci
02-6-2015



Forty years ago the ancient town of Cesenatico was facing significant change as road transport threatened its historic role as a haven for Adriatic coasting vessels. Its harbour had been established in 1314 to serve the town of Cesena several kilometres further inland, and Leonardo da Vinci was commissioned in 1502 to plan a canal linking the two settlements, which however was never completed. By the early 1970s Cesenatico was becoming known as a holiday destination, like its larger neighbour Rimini. Tall buildings were appearing along the shoreline to accommodate the influx of holidaymakers. The town faced the prospect that its historic identity might be submerged under new concrete.

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Gathering LVBHB
Musselkanaal , Netherlands

1-8 August
Skûtsjesilen - IFKS
Friesland , Netherlands

19-23 August
Sail Amsterdam
Amsterdam , Netherlands

28-29 August
24 uurs Race
IJsselmeer en Waddenzee , Netherlands

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Hiswa te Water (Fair)
Amsterdam , Netherlands

4-6 September
Wereldhavendagen
Rotterdam , Netherlands

5 September
Y-zeilen
Amsterdam - Ijburg , Netherlands

10-12 September
Botter- en Monumentendagen Elburg
Elburg , Netherlands

18-19 September
Kotterweekend
Enkhuizen , Netherlands

23-27 September
Festival de Loire 2005
Orléans , France

25-28 September
Lekko sleepvaartdag
Terneuzen , Netherlands

26-27 September
Slag om Starum
Stavoren , Netherlands

10-11 October
Klipperrace
Enkhuizen , Netherlands

17 October
Kuiper Brandaris Race
Harlingen/Terschelling , Netherlands

19-23 October
Strontrace
Workum - Warmond - Workum , Netherlands

24-25 October
Bontekoe Race
Hoorn , Netherlands

24-25 October
Muider Hardzeildagen
Muiden , Netherlands

7-8 November
Nationale Waddenrace
Harlingen , Netherlands

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Rotterdam Declaration
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EMH PRESENTATION BARCELONA CHARTER MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
 
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Barcelona Charter
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Momorandum of Understanding (MoU)
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COUNCIL OF EUROPE
Parliamentary Assembly
Council of Europe Recommendation 1486 (2000)
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