BRuSSELs. After almost one and a half years, the SRD Directorate, which is responsible for accounting, budget issues, insurance and IT within the EU Commission’s Directorate-General for Transport, has now been given permanent management again. France’s Anne Montagnon has been appointed as the new director. She has been heading the Directorate, which is also responsible for the Directorate-General for Energy, on a provisional basis for over a year. Since November 2017, she has been head of department in the Directorate SRD, having previously held several posts in the Directorate General Budget. Within the Directorate-General for Transport, the SRD Directorate supports the work of the other directorates for land, sea and air transport, investment and sustainable transport and policy coordination. Montagnon has worked for the EU Commission since 2001.
New beacon for the Geeste
BREMERHAVEN. The entrance to the Geeste outer harbour and fishing harbour was brought up to date with nautical regulations in December.