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Manual on border controls along the Danube available

Posted by Katja Rosner, Friday, 25th September 2015 @ 9:39 am
Manual on border controls along the Danube available
The compact and easy to read manual informs captains and ship crews on the border controls at all EU and Schengen borders along the Danube. It gives an overview on the steps to be followed and the forms to be filled and includes the locations, contact details and opening hours of control points.

Besides providing valuable information the manual will serve as a basis for discussion between control authorities and is considered as a step towards harmonised and efficient control procedures...

National Roadmaps for Rehabilitation and Maintenance

Posted by Katja Rosner, Friday, 25th September 2015 @ 9:35 am
The first set of Roadmap Reports has been elaborated in line with the ministerial conclusions of 3rd December 2015 by which the Fairway Rehabilitation and Maintenance Master Plan was endoresed.

For the first time the status of critical locations, hydrological conditions, rehabilitation and maintenance activities and cost of the last year are reported in a harmonized way for the whole Danube...

How can border controls be organised more efficiently?

Posted by Katja Rosner, Wednesday, 24th June 2015 @ 4:25 pm
A sincere thank you to all the 177 respondents who answered this question by filling out our questionnaire on border controls!

Control processes at 19 different border control points along the Danube have been evaluated. The vast majority of feedback forms referred to controls conducted by Romanian authorities, but the most meaningful feedback was received for Mohács, where the number of forms and the language variety was the highest...

START and TAF-DRP: calls open now

Posted by Katja Rosner, Thursday, 28th May 2015 @ 12:43 pm
START and TAF-DRP: calls open now
The second call for START – Danube Region Project fund and the thrid call for TAF-DRP – Technical Assistance for Danube Region Projects are officially launched.

The second call of the STAR initiative will be open from the 20th of May until the 8th of July 2015. All relevant documents for the application can be found on...

Fairway Rehabilitation and Maintenance Master Plan endorsed by Danube Ministerial Meeting on 3rd December 2014

Posted by Katja Rosner, Friday, 5th December 2014 @ 10:24 am
Fairway Rehabilitation and Maintenance Master Plan endorsed by Danube Ministerial Meeting on 3rd December 2014
Economically viable transport services on the Danube and its navigable tributaries are highly dependent on stable and sufficient fairway conditions. Good navigation status can for a large part be achieved by targeted waterway rehabilitation and maintenance activities. The Fairway Rehabilitation and Maintenance Master Plan, which was endorsed by the Danube Ministers of Transport on 3rd December 2014, therefore also finds broad support by the operators of Danube waterway transport services....

Survey on administrative processes

Posted by Katja Rosner, Wednesday, 19th November 2014 @ 3:25 pm
Are you a skipper of a cargo vessel?
Have you recently crossed any EU border on the Danube or its navigable tributaries?

Help us to improve administrative procedures!

By filling out the feedback form you can support us to improve border control procedures. The problems you identify and improvements you suggest will help us to enter future discussions with solid arguments and give us a mandate to initiate necessary measures....