Directorate-General Mobility and Transport (MOVE)

Source: Europa Nu.

This Directorate-General develops the EU-policy regarding transport and mobility and is responsible for the programmes that financially support trans-European networks, technological development and innovation.

The DG was established in 2010 when DG Energy and Transport i was split into DG Energy i and DG Mobility and Transport.

The DG has the following tasks:

  • stimulate competition in the transport sector
  • protect consumer rights
  • promote environmentally sound and innovative forms of transport
  • support trans-European networks (e.g. international roads, railways, waterways)
  • promote transport security
  • coordination of the Galileo i project.


Legislative proposals in negotiation

There are 479 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
01.06.2023  Amendment of Directive 2005/35/EC on ship-source pollution and on the introduction of penalties, including criminal penalties, for pollution offences.
Directive com(2023)273
01.06.2023  Amendment of Directive 2009/21/EC on compliance with flag State requirements.
Directive com(2023)272
01.06.2023  Maritime safety: at the heart of clean and modern shipping.
01.06.2023  Amendment of Directive 2009/18/EC establishing the fundamental principles governing the investigation of accidents in the maritime transport sector.
Directive com(2023)270
01.06.2023  European Maritime Safety Agency.
Regulation com(2023)269


Legislation currently being implemented

There are 343 laws or other legal instruments of the Council and the European Parliament, previously proposed by this Directorate-General, which are currently being implemented by the member states.
Date Title
17.04.2023  EU position in the Joint Committee under the Agreement on civil aviation safety with Japan, with regard to the adoption of the rules of procedure of the Joint Committee.
Decision com(2023)195
20.03.2023  EU position in the Group of Experts of the European Agreement concerning the work of crews of vehicles engaged in international road transport (AETR), in the Working ...
Decision com(2023)144
10.02.2023  EU position on the amending Annex 16, Volumes I-III to the Chicago Convention, concerning Standards and Recommended Practices relating to environmental protection.
Decision com(2023)67
10.02.2023  EU position on the adoption of Amendment 93 to Annex 10 - Aeronautical Telecommunications, Volume I - Radio Navigation Aids of the Convention on International Civil ...
Decision com(2023)70
01.02.2023  EU position in Joint Committee EU-Ukraine on the Carriage of Freight by Road, as regards the rules of procedure of the Joint Committee and the continuation of the ...
Decision com(2023)46


Legislation in force

There are at least 46 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by this Directorate-General.
Date Title
20.05.2022  EU position in Committee of Technical Experts of the Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail as regards the modifications to technical ...
Decision com(2022)227
29.04.2022  EU position within the Port State Control Committee of the Paris Memorandum of Understanding on port State control regarding the membership of Russia of the organisation.
Decision com(2022)202
07.03.2022  EU position in the IMO as regards the revision of resolution and amending the Convention on FAL on standards for survival craft communication apparatus.
Decision com(2022)88
18.02.2022  Amendment of Directive 2003/25/EC as regards the inclusion of improved stability requirements and its alignment with requirements of the International Maritime ...
Directive com(2022)53
27.07.2020  Empowering France to negotiate a supplementing its bilateral Treaty with the UK on the construction and operation by private concessionaires of a Channel Fixed Link.
Decision com(2020)622