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Introduction
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Highly qualified personnel are crucial for the efficient operation and competitiveness of tomorrow’s fleet on European inland waterways. As demonstrated in the NAIADES action programme, the lack of skilled labour will pose a major problem to the future development of inland navigation in Europe.

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Work Package leader biography
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Jörg Rusche (Managing Director of BDB) is a lawyer specialised in international law. He joined BDB in 1999 as an expert in legal and technical affairs and became managing director in 2001. Since 2002 he has acted as secretary of the newly established joint nautical and technical Committee of EBU and the European Skippers Organization (ESO). In 2006 he became a counsellor of the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels. Jörg is fluent in English and French.

 

 

3 questions to Jörg Rusche

  • What do you like most about your work?
    There is a large variety of topics addressed and there is always something new
  • If you could have one wish for inland navigation, what would it be?
    I would wish for adequate infrastructure
  • What does PLATINA do for you?
    PLATINA enlarges my horizon