The Danube waterway plays an important role in Austria’s transport system. With inland navigation as an environmentally friendly means of transport it contributes to “greening” transport and easing the burden on Austria’s roads.
Together with the Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, via donau is responsible for the implementation of the National Action Plan on Danube Navigation.
The purpose of the Action Plan is to further strengthen the role of inland waterway transport:
The combination of individual measures in the fields of infrastructure, ports, information systems, markets, knowledge & awareness and international cooperation aims at strengthening the use of waterways.
Important NAP activities to make navigation even more innovative, reliable and environmentally friendly have already been implemented in the first years of the plan’s existence.
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