DBS Gateway Region – Regional and Transport Development in the Danube-Black Seas (DBS) Region towards a Transnational Multi-port Gateway Region

Transnational project (DE, AT, SK, HU, HR, RS, RO, BG MD, UA) DBS Gateway Region project aimed at supporting the Danube-Black Sea region to become an attractive gateway region for maritime and inland waterway transport between Central Europe and the Black Sea, the Caspian region and the Far East by facilitating increased intensity and quality of cooperation between ports, regions and other key actors.

LNG Masterplan for Rhine-Main-Danube

Transnational project (NL, CZ, FR, CY, LU, IT, DE, AT, SK, BG, RO) The LNG Masterplan created a platform for cooperation between authorities and industry stakeholders with the purpose to facilitate the elaboration of a harmonised European regulatory framework for LNG as fuel and cargo in inland navigation and to promote the introduction of LNG as a fuel and cargo for inland shipping. A comprehensive strategy with a detailed roadmap was elaborated and pilot components were tested and monitored.

New Port East – Reconstruction of the port of Vukovar

National project (HR) The port of Vukovar is strategically important, as it is the only Croatian port on the Danube River. The project encompasses the acquisition and construction of infrastructural port facilities, port loading and unloading Equipment and terminal-related equipment.

SEE MARINER – South Eastern Europe Marine and River Integrated System for monitoring the transportation of dangerous goods

Transnational project (GR, IT, SI, AT, HU, BG, RO, ME, AL) The South East Europe area is a sea and river transit area of vessels carrying hazardous freight which constitute many potential environmental risks for coasts and inland waterways. The overall aim was to develop and implement a transnational, innovative, transferable and replicable system and to lay the foundation for the SEE MARINER Network, offering tools and services to improve the interoperability of monitoring activities and increase the effectiveness of operations for the joint prevention of environmental risks arising in cases of emergency.

Rehabilitation and upgrade of the Iron Gate I navigational lock

National project (RS) The navigation lock at the Serbian side of the dam at Đerdap 1 (river-km 943) has been in operation for about 40 years and the lock at the Serbian side of the dam at Đerdap 2 (river-km 863) for about 25 years. The structural, mechanical and electric installations which are necessary for locks operation are in poor condition. The Iron Gate I navigational lock (Đerdap 1) will be rehabilitated and upgraded within the next years.