Brussels, 21 February 2007
European Commission approves Czech
compensation measure to port and inland waterway operators for flood
The aid will be granted to port and inland waterway
operators in a non-discriminatory manner to cover damages caused by the floods
in 2006. It will cover a maximum of 100% of the damages that can be proved to
have been caused by the floods. The granting procedure guarantees that the
compensation cannot exceed the amounts necessary to compensate for the losses.