As the inland waterway transport is presently severely under-utilized in Ukraine and the sector suffers from infrastructural, institutional, legal and technical barriers, reforms of the sector and pro-active policies supported by the Verkhovna Rada are crucial. 

Durable reforms of the inland waterway transport sector will unlock the potential of river transport in Ukraine, attract investments and integrate Ukrainian inland waterways into national and international transport corridors. 

What does the European Commission and the European Investment Bank think about the needed reform? Find out more here.