FAIRway Danube

The waterway managers from Danube countries work on the implementation of the “Fairway Rehabilitation and Maintenance Master Plan of the Danube” to ensure navigability throughout the year. Coordinated national action plans for deployment are elaborated and the necessary equipment to carry out pilot activities for hydrological services iscontracted.

Danube ministers announced to allocate the necessary funds and to use EU co-financing opportunities for implementation. INE member viadonau coordinates the project.

Between July 2015 and December 2021, FAIRway Danube has been significantly increasing the knowledge on shallow sections of the Danube waterway for an optimized fairway routing and drafting of rehabilitation measures.

Under the motto “Committed to the increased safety, efficiency and environmental friendliness of inland navigation”, FAIRway Danube was carried out in 6 countries: Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Bulgaria and Romania under the umbrella of the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) of the European Commission.