The strengthening of environmentally friendly and safe modes of transport, such as waterway transport, is one of the objectives of Austrian and European transport policy, which is reflected in a number of funding programmes available in this field.
Whether you are interested in modernising your fleet, purchasing new transhipment equipment or integrating the mode of inland navigation into transport chains, via donau advises and supports navigation companies, ports, logistics service providers and the manufacturing industry in obtaining financial support for their waterway transport projects.
The major programmes at a glance:
An overview of available funding schemes for inland waterway transport is provided in the European Online Database, which is managed by via donau. Suitable funding schemes for research and innovation projects are available in the Förderkompass research support database.
DI Vera Hofbauer
Strategie & Ausbildung
Tasks, objectives and projects of Austria's waterway management and development company
Information on transports plus facts and figures for the Danube waterway
Services and information for inland waterway transport operators on the Danube
Integrated River Engineering Project on the Danube to the East of Vienna
Realisierung eines nachhaltigen Hochwasserschutzes an der March.
Danube Ports Online
via donau blue pages online