The historical and technical developments of the last decades have turned the river Danube into an ever more important international waterway. Even though inland waterway transport is environmentally friendly compared to other transport modes, concepts on avoiding the negative effects of an increased transport volume are needed. Eco-friendly waste disposal solutions make an important contribution to saving resources as well as to avoiding the contamination of soil, air and water.
The waste materials generated onboard vessels can be divided into three main groups:
Waste generated onboard cargo vessels
An environmentally sound and state-of-the-art waste disposal solution reduces the risk of damage to the rivers’ ecosystem and safeguards vital life resources. via donau designs and implements national and international projects in the field of ship borne waste, thus contributing to the further development and the coordination of existing systems in the entire Danube region.
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.
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