Inland Navigation Commission (InCom)

InCom is in charge of the activities of PIANC in the field of inland waterways (IWW), including inland navigation (ships, ports, etc.); inland infrastructure (locks, movable weirs, flood protection barriers, etc., including electro- mechanical components of the equipment); numerical and physical hydraulic modelling; river engineering and river morphodynamics, including dredging aspects; river and canal management; economy of IWW; environmental issues related to IWW, including vessel-river interactions; inland port design and management; inland transportation and logistic (RIS – River Information Services, AIS, modelling of IWW, IWT Policy, etc.); maintenance & inspection of IWW; and operation, management of IWW (asset management, etc.).

In addition, InCom networks with waterways stakeholders and international organisations/commissions (CCNR, MRC, etc.) to reach PIANC’s strategic goals and organises and supports the PIANC-SMART Rivers Conferences.

InCom Chair & Vice-Chair

Philippe Rigo

Philippe Rigo


Jasna Muskatirovic

Jasna Muskatirovic


InCom Subsite

For more information, please visit the InCom subsite.

InCom News

InCom Working Group Reports

InCom Publications

Overview of the ongoing InCom Working Groups

Ongoing PIANC Working Groups