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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....

6th Meeting of Working Group and 8th Meeting of Steering Group

Posted by Katja Rosner, Monday, 6th October 2014 @ 11:00 am
The 6th session of the Working Groups for Priority Area 1a - To improve mobility and multimodality: Inland waterways of the EU Danube Strategy (EUSDR) will take place in Vukovar (Croatia) on 28th October 2014. Venue: Hotel Lav Vukovar (J.J. Strossmayera 18, 32000 Vukovar, Croatia).

Innovative Danube Vessel - Study published

Posted by Katja Rosner, Friday, 18th July 2014 @ 2:40 pm
Innovative Danube Vessel - Study published
The results of the key flagship project of PA1a, the “Innovative Danube Vessel”, were presented during the 3rd Annual Forum in Vienna on 26th/27th of June 2014. The study delivered valuable results to improve the economic and environmental performance of the Danube fleet....