Upgrade of the Danube between Straubing and Vilshofen: Pursuing Variant A

Germany and Bavaria agreed on the realization of Variant A for the upgrade of the Danube between Straubing and Vilshofen, aiming to increase the possible draught loaded at low navigable water level by 20cm, from 1.60m to 1.80m. In a first step urgent flood prevention measures and selected activities of Variant A will be realized in the section from Straubing to Deggendorf (subsection 1).

Navigation on the river Tisza and exploring the possibility of construction of a river port at the junction of three borders of Ukraine, Hungary, Slovakia

This project would improve mobility and communication between different modes of Transport, by establishing the necessary criteria for an international class IV waterway, construction of hydrotechnical structures and construction of a river port. The project would provide direct access to short and therefore cheaper traffic routes (compared to alternative routes) from the former Soviet Union to the markets of Central, Southern Europe and in the opposite direction.

Development and installation of the navigation monitoring and electronic fairway marking system on the Danube River (AtoNs)

The project's overall objective is to procure and install the equipment for the navigation monitoring and fairway marking system on the Danube River in Serbia. The new navigation buoys will be allocated on the Danube River in Serbia and will be equipped with AIS AtoN transponders that will enable real-time monitoring of the condition of the marking system and at the same time make the navigation buoys visible for all participants in navigation by using the AIS and ECDIS systems on the ship deck.

Master Plan and feasibility study for the development of the TEN-T ports, including Komarom Port

The preparation of the Master Plan, Feasibility study and 20 case studies for the overall ports development along the Hungarian section of the Danube will be coordinated with the “Master Plan and feasibility study for the Komárno port” (PA1A141) elaborated by Public Ports jsc. of Slovakia. The outcome of the studies will lay the ground for future port development by setting strategic directions and development priorities after 2020.