GRENDEL – Green and efficient Danube fleet

GRENDEL – Green and efficient Danube fleet

Transnational project (DE, AT, HU, BG, RO) The overall objective of the project is to support Danube fleet operators as well as public bodies (like ministries & relevant authorities) which are relevant for regulatory and policy actions in their efforts to set up a comprehensive strategy and concrete actions for launching a targeted long-term Danube fleet modernisation process on a transnationally harmonised basis.

DaReM – Danube Rehabilitation Measures

DaReM – Danube Rehabilitation Measures

National project (SK) The Action aims to implement the Fairway Rehabilitation and Maintenance Master Plan for the Danube and its tributaries by modernising the dredging equipment and fleet of the Slovak Water-management Enterprise (SVP) as well as the Water construction state enterprise (VV) and by removing bottlenecks on the Slovak Danube stretch.

Master Plan and feasibility study for the Komárno port

Master Plan and feasibility study for the Komárno port

National project (SK) The project entails preparing a master plan and a feasibility study for the future expansion and modernization of the port of Komárno. Both will serve as a decision-making tool for the selection of the best options for future expansion and modernization. The preparation of the Master Plan and the Feasibility study for the development of the Port of Komárno will be coordinated with the “Master Plan and feasibility study for the development of the TEN-T ports, including Komarom Port” along the Hungarian section of the Danube (PA1A142).

IDA – Pollutant emissions reduction of IWT ships on the Danube Corridor

IDA – Pollutant emissions reduction of IWT ships on the Danube Corridor

Transnational project (NL, UK, ES, ME, DE, HU, BG, RO) This project idea was about addressing the urgent need to reduce levels of pollutant emissions caused by inland waterway transport (IWT), both on board of vessels and in river ports. The holistic programme of research would have developed the “eco-friendly ship” concept and taken into account the concept of a "green port".

MreNa – Feasibility study: Morava River – Recreational Navigation

MreNa – Feasibility study: Morava River – Recreational Navigation

Transnational project (AT, SK) The project MreNa focused on the river March/Morava which marks part of the border between Austria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, and its high tourist potential. MreNa conducted a feasibility study as to how shipping tourism can be extended while minding its effects on the nature protection areas as well as the different jurisdiction in Austria and Slovakia.