EFIP brings together nearly 200 inland ports and port authorities in 17 countries of the European Union and Switzerland. Additionally, EFIP also has observer members in Hungary, Serbia, Slovakia and Ukraine. Either individual ports or national associations of inland ports can become member of EFIP.
Even if inland ports are very diverse in functions they fulfil, in modal shift, in size, they all have two elements in common. They are all developed on the waterside and they are the “gate”, the “access point” to at least one, but often two or even three environmentally friendly modes of transport (IWT, Rail and maritime transport). It is thus clear that inland ports play an important role in the comodal sustainable transport chain. In this section we take you on a short trip through Europe and give you the opportunity to meet some of our member ports and associations, and learn more about their activities.
If you have additional questions, do not hesitate to contact our members directly or through the EFIP secretariat: firstname.lastname@example.org