IRIS Europe 3 ensured the continuation of RIS implementation in Europe and provided the necessary cooperative implementation framework for setting up pilot implementations for Quality of Information Services for RIS, nationally and internationally. All Danube countries were involved either as fully financed or as cooperation partners within IRIS Europe 3.
The NAIADES action programme of the EU claims the need for a network of national promotion and development centres to improve inland waterway traffic. The aim of this project was to establish such an IWT promotion centre in Hungary.
Recommendations for future calls for R&D proposals were elaborated, and implications of alternative policy measures for green corridors were reviewed and assessed, both at local and European level.
NELI – Cooperation network for logistics and nautical education focusing on Inland Waterway Transport in the Danube corridor supported by innovative solutions (project example in EUSDR Action Plan)
The project established a cooperation network between stakeholders from inland waterway transport (IWT), research / education and administrative sectors along the Danube corridor in order to develop balanced capacities for trans-national cooperation in the field of logistics and nautical education and training including regional policy support actions.
PLATINA was a coordination and support action aimed at the promotion of inland waterway transport (IWT). The main objective of PLATINA was to support the European Commission, EU Member States and third countries in the implementation of the NAIADES action programme.
PLATINA II was the follow-up project of PLATINA. The main objective was to support the Commission, Member States and third countries in the implementation of the NAIADES I and II action programmes by bringing together all relevant actors concerned in a broad knowledge network, thereby maximising its contribution to the European policy goals.
Several rehabilitation measures were already conducted at the lock in order to maintain its functionality. Until 2024, a replacement construction will be built 45m downstream of the existing weir and lock.
The lock Obernau has reached its theoretical service lifetime. A replacement construction will be built 160m downstream of the existing weir and lock.